Vinson & Elkins counsels sophisticated private equity funds in their most complex transactions across nearly all industries and sectors. Our broad private equity client base consists of middle market funds to many of the world's leading private equity and venture capital funds. V&E’s Private Equity team leverages the firm’s global footprint across major financial centers to execute our private equity clients’ most important deals.
Comprehensive Private Equity Capabilities
V&E represents private equity funds and their portfolio
companies in a broad range of transactions in every phase of the
investment life cycle, including:
- Fund formation and fundraising
- Management team placements
- Growth equity transactions
investments, and dispositions
buyouts and going private transactions
- Line of
- Joint ventures
The Private Equity team seamlessly integrates with the firm's leading Capital Markets and Finance practices, helping our clients efficiently access both public and private sources of debt and equity capital.
V&E clients also benefit from access to our other
internationally recognized specialty practices, such as Tax, Regulatory, and
Energy Private Equity
V&E has a world-class reputation in energy
and is a leader in energy private equity. The firm represents many leading
energy-focused private equity sponsors and generalist buyout firms on their
energy investments. V&E’s Private Equity lawyers pioneered the line of
equity commitment structure in the energy space, and have been involved in some
of the most complex, high-value leveraged buyouts in the industry. Over the past five years the firm ranks NUMBER ONE in Mergermarket’s
league tables for global energy private equity transactions by volume.