Franklin offers an unparalleled service in cross-border private and public Private Equity transactions. Our offering involves all aspects of the Private Equity “food chain” from fund formation and fund-raising through to early stage investments and our recurring leveraged buy-out and build-up offering.
Our PE team is 25 lawyer strong and works on the full range of corporate growth transactions for Private Equity funds directly and on club-type transactions. Much of our work involves other first rate practices of our firm such as Tax, Employment, Anti-trust, Finance, Disputes and Restructuring.
- Chambers 2017: What the team is known for: Advises on mid-market matters with notable industry knowledge in TMT and real estate-related transactions. Lawyers handle a range of acquisitions, investment vehicles and fund structuring matters. Team advises both French-based and US private equity investors. Notable practitioners: The key contacts for the practice are Yam Atallah and Mark Richardson.
- Option Droit & Affaires 2017: top LBO practices handling mostly deals between 50 and 300 million euro – Category ***
- Décideurs (Leaders League) 2016: Franklin ranked as “excellent” in the section Private Equity – Mid-cap LBO transactions.