Private Equity

Your objectives. Your markets. Your challenges—and your opportunities. We can help you with all of it. That’s because we know that a detailed understanding of your sector, risk tolerance, and personal and institutional styles leads to more strategic and nuanced solutions—designed to help you meet your business objectives and propel you forward.

Clients in the private equity space come to us for a wide range of business needs. We help structure private equity and organize vehicles and transactions. Fund sponsors rely on us to efficiently execute acquisitions, financings and exits through M&A and capital markets transactions. Private equity-owned portfolio companies seek our practical, creative transactional and other advice.

We offer a deep bench of lawyers of all tenures. Client transactions benefit from the authoritative insights of senior partners as well as the value provided by our skilled associates. Our fully integrated team has experience in all areas of practice that are important to private equity clients, including global M&A, capital markets, bank lending, structured finance, inbound investment and tax practices. We have decades of experience in the industries in which many private equity firms typically invest, including:

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

We’ve helped grow some of the largest companies in these industries and have supported startups from infancy to IPO. Our clients include investors, leveraged buyout funds, minority investment funds, mezzanine investment funds, family offices and venture capital funds. They come to us for stability and practicality in a practice area rife with complexity. With our coordinated approach, we design solutions that are straightforward and practical.

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Texas Lawyer Profiles Firm: ‘Surging Litigation, Deals Practices Boosted Revenue, Profits at Haynes [...]
February 28, 2022

Texas Lawyer profiled Haynes and Boone, LLP for its strong revenue and profits and thriving practices in 2021, a year that Managing Partner Taylor Wilson described as “extraordinary.”   The article noted that some of Haynes Boone’s busy practices included finance, real estate, investment management, capital markets, M&A, intellectual property, energy and litigation in 2021. Below is an excerpt: [...]