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By: Ari M. Berman and Laurel S. Fensterstock VINSON & ELKINS LLP
Private equity investments often present complicated questions concerning the attorneyclient privilege, ranging from the interactions between a private equity firm and its portfolio companies to communications with the private equity...
By: Christopher Henry , Lowenstein Sandler LLP
INVESTORS OF MANY DIFFERENT STRIPES ARE EAGER to participate in private equity transactions as equity co-investors alongside private equity sponsors who source, lead, and execute on investment opportunities. These investors hail from portions of the financial...
By: Robert D. Starin , K&L Gates LLP.
The tax treatment of carried interest has for many years been a high-profile target for potential reform. “Carried interest” refers to the share of profits or gains from investment received by a manager of a private equity fund, hedge fund, or...
Indemnification provisions are among the most highly negotiated and critical deal points in private M&A transactions. In general, the parties provide mutual indemnification to each other for breaches of representations, warranties, and covenants. In practice, indemnification provisions are a tool...
Adapted by Alyssa Heumann .
THE LAWYER’S MOST IMPORTANT ROLE IN CONNECTION with the launch of a new private equity fund (PE fund) will involve the preparation and negotiation of the key documents for the offering of its interests. The sale of PE fund interests to investors constitutes an offering...
By: Reb Wheeler , Mayer Brown LLP
LEXIS PRACTICE ADVISOR RESEARCH PATH: Mergers & Acquisitions > M&A by Industry > Life Sciences M&A
THE LIFE SCIENCES INDUSTRY HAS BEEN AMONG THE MOST active sectors for mergers and acquisitions in recent years. There are a variety of issues that...