Private Equity


Private equity firms face tremendous pressure to deploy capital, all in the current market of hyper competition. Opportunities abound for the firm that is capable of making sound decisions in a fast-paced environment. Yet to maximize deal value requires avoiding legal pitfalls. The private equity lawyers at McDermott deliver pragmatic, strategic solutions to clients, providing sophisticated guidance to achieve the best outcome possible for any given transaction.

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We proudly assisted our clients in the following deals:


Boyne Capital Partners with the acquisition of B&W Quality Growers, a family owned farming business of watercress and other greens.


H.I.G. Capital with its acquisition, recapitalization and eventual sale of Big Tex Trailer Manufacturing, the leading manufacturer of professional-grade trailers, parts and supplies.

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Baird Capital with the platform, add on acquisitions and eventual sale of Backyard Leisure Holdings, a manufacturer of wood swing sets, playhouses, patio products and sheds.

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Private Equity

Insights & Events / Media

August 2015

Public-to-Private: Now or Never

June 5, 2015

Registration of a Domination-and-Profit-and-Loss-Transfer Agreement with the Commercial Register of the Dominating ...

May 5, 2015

Resumption of the FCPE: Tool Reconciliation of Employee Savings and the Takeover ...

April 30, 2015

Comparable Drugs in Price Negotiations Under Sec. 130b SGB V

February 26, 2015

Management Participations, from Employed Manager to Entrepreneur

February 2015

The Management at the Area of Conflict

December 19, 2014

Termination Rights of a Bond in Insolvency Related Matters

November 2014

New Developments On Combating Corruption and Compliance In Healthcare

October 2014

Cross-border Transformations of Companies as a New Option

September 2014

Different Forms of Investment in Private Equity and Their Suitability for Foundations

August 21, 2014

Covenant-Lite Loans: Borrowers Are Running the Show

June 2014

Investors in France Face a New Rise in Minority Shareholder Activism

February 19, 2014

Yet another Health Reform and Seizure of Retiring Doctors' Practices












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