Private Equity

Haynes and Boone represents private equity firms in all aspects of their businesses. Our Private Equity Practice Group helps clients structure and organize fund sponsors and investment funds. We help private equity funds execute acquisitions, financings and exit transactions (through M&A and capital market transactions),and provide transactional and other advice to private equity-owned portfolio companies. Our clients include leveraged buyout funds, mezzanine investment funds, family offices, venture capital funds and angel and seed capital investors.

Our Private Equity Practice draws on the firm’s global M&A, capital markets, bank lending, structured finance, inbound investment and tax practices. Our lawyers have experience in all areas of practice that are important to private equity clients, including:

  • Bankruptcy and Business Restructuring
  • Energy and Clean Technology
  • Banking and Finance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Real Estate
  • ERISA and Employee Benefits
  • Government Contracts
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Foreign Direct Investment
  • Environmental
  • Litigation
  • International Transactions
  • Tax and Partnership Law

We have extensive experience with leveraged buyout (LBO) transactions. The debt arrangements required for an LBO can present significant legal issues and barriers. We assist our clients in structuring, documenting, negotiating and closing sophisticated LBO transactions.

Broad Industry Experience

Our lawyers have decades of experience in the industries in which many private equity firms typically invest, including:

  • Energy
  • Education
  • Manufacturing and distribution
  • Hospitality
  • Food service and distribution
  • Aviation
  • Medical devices and equipment technology
  • Retail
  • Environmental
  • Real estate
  • Health care
  • Travel
  • Waste management

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Industry Experience

  • Energy
  • Education
  • Manufacturing and distribution
  • Hospitality
  • Food service and distribution
  • Aviation
  • Medical devices and equipment technology
  • Retail
  • Environmental
  • Real estate
  • Health care
  • Travel
  • Waste management

PERE Asia Summit

PERE Asia 2017

Albert Tan and Taylor Wilson Speak at 2017 PERE Asia Summit

Albert Tan and Taylor Wilson, partners at Haynes and Boone, LLP, spoke at the recent PERE Asia Summit, considered the leading private equity real estate event in Asia.

Brexit, Interrupted

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Brexit Update - provided by Haynes and Boone CDG, LLP

While uncertainty continues to surround the timing and terms for the UK’s departure from the EU, international companies continue to invest in “Brexit Britain”. On 15 November 2016, Google announced that it is to create up to 3,000 new jobs at its London HQ, increasing its workforce to up to 7,000 people by 2020. This followed the announcement from Nissan in October that it intended to build two new car models at its major plant in Sunderland, which Prime Minister Theresa May described as a “vote of confidence.

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