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Material adverse event: Those three words can stop a deal dead in its tracks . . . and, indeed, that nearly happened when the devastating impact from two major events, the COVID-19 pandemic and a crash in oil prices, set in motion a number of steps that threatened to derail the heavily negotiated prepackaged Chapter 11 cases of…

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August 10, 2020
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It’s hard to overstate the damage of the COVID-19 pandemic to the airline industry. As travel demand around the world has plummeted, the resulting crisis for airlines has been unprecedented — far worse than what they experienced in the wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks. In the face of this seismic challenge, Southwest Airlines…

V&E+

June 4, 2020
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

This Q&A attempts to answer some questions that may be on the mind of private equity sponsors who are nervous about the reactions of their LPs to the current crisis.

Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

March 26, 2020
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When a leading technology-focused private equity firm turned to V&E a year and a half ago to work on transactions involving its portfolio companies, it was more than a cause for celebration at the firm. “This was a great testament to the quality of our technology practice,” said V&E partner Milam Newby, who is advising…

V&E+

March 25, 2020
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Robert Seber discusses limited partner advisory committees (LPACs) and the importance of general partners (GPs) in taking a more proactive approach to to designing their LPACs…

First published by Private Equity Law Report, February 25, 2020

March 2, 2020
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Robert Seber discusses a new model limited partnership agreement from the Institutional Limited Partner Association and why general partners need to be aware that a suggested “prudent person” standard has a very specific history and understanding in the investment management industry…

First published by Privcap

February 4, 2020
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