Private Equity

Transactions are increasingly complex and competition is intense among private equity firms and other investors. Experience, speed, and the ability to innovate have become more important than ever.

The amount of time it takes to structure a private equity transaction can make or break a deal. When the stakes are high and time is short, private equity leaders turn to us to develop creative strategies to help them win auctions, mitigate risks, and close deals quickly. From ground-breaking, monumental acquisitions to smaller strategic add-on deals, our private equity teams have implemented transactions with precision and care for established institutions, entrepreneurs, and emerging visionaries alike.

When structuring a transaction, ALF begins by thoroughly evaluating the investment under consideration and acquisition proposals with value-add in mind. Our lawyers can advise you on structuring and presenting bids, negotiating and drafting acquisition agreements and financing documents, offering guidance and insight right through to the end of the transaction. Our team can support clients through all stages of a deal, including:

  • Initial fundraising, formation, and building the private equity investment fund
  • Investment decisions
  • Day-to-day management of portfolio companies, including restructurings, existing debt refinancing, add-on acquisitions, and management incentive schemes
  • Exit from investments, whether by sales or recapitalizations of portfolio companies or by taking them public