Dealmakers need deal lawyers. Everything we do—from thinking creatively to acting with agility—is designed to help you secure the best possible outcome in every transaction.
Our first priority is to manage and assess your risks and opportunities, all while looking for the most efficient way to get the deal done. That begins with developing a strong thesis for the transaction, outlining exactly how you’ll benefit. We align our strategy and advice with your objectives to guide you through each step of the private equity lifecycle. When we spot a complex issue, we tackle it and move on, so your deal won’t get caught in the weeds. With our business-focused team working to anticipate the unknown and deliver actionable solutions, we help you stay ahead of the curve from fund formation to exit.
Deals are complex and require mastery of multiple disciplines. That’s why cross-practice collaboration is an integral part of our unique model. Whether you’re working on a deal in the US or abroad, with more than 150 lawyers across 20 global offices, we have the cross-border experience and capabilities to serve your needs you need to accomplish your objectives. Our integrated team includes lawyers focused on a wide variety of practices, including:
Nationally Ranked in Band 3 for Private Equity: Buyouts (Mid-Market)
#8 Most Active in Financial Services
CLIENTS SAY MCDERMOTT LAWYERS "DISTILL ISSUES DOWN AND PRESENT CLEAR PATHS FORWARD" AND THAT WE "TAKE A BALANCED APPROACH AND DON’T GET LOSE IN THE WEEDS FIGHTING LEGAL POINTS THAT DON’T MATTER."
"We are incredibly happy with our service team. In our opinion McDermott is the only firm we would call when working on a private equity transaction, especially within the healthcare space."
The team is "very helpful, open, flexible and helps the customer to think about issues that are not always obvious."
Listed as a "Leader" in Transformative and Mega Deals
"A 'cutting edge' practice...They provide exceptional work on often incredibly expedited deadlines. They can address disparate buyer and seller deal objectives without ever compromising or jeopardizing their client’s ultimate goals."
"McDermott delivered excellent execution of complex cross-border transactions"
"McDermott has a very strong team with an excellent mix of pragmatism and rigourous work"
Ranked #7 Globally for No. of Private Equity Deals
WE PROUDLY ASSISTED OUR CLIENTS IN THE FOLLOWING DEALS:
Represented Main Capital a Netherlands-based fund, in its acquisitions of Wanko and FleetGO, which combined to form a new comprehensive logistics software group known as FleetGO Group.
Represented Ambienta SGR S.p.A in the structuring and fundraising operations of Ambienta IV, which closed at a EUR 1.55 billion hard cap.
Represented Ampersand Capital Partners in its investment with KKR in the business combination of Biosynth Carbosynth and Vivitide Inc.
Represented Comvest Partners in its sale of RugsUSA Holdings, Inc., an e-commerce retailer, to Francisco Partners.
Represented Ardian Growth in its acquisition of a stake in Taxually, a cloud-native tax compliance software company.
Represented OMERS Private Equity and Forefront Dermatology in an agreement with Partners Group to acquire an interest in Forefront Dermatology from OMERS Private Equity.
Represented H.I.G. Capital in the formation of H.I.G. Realty Partners IV, which closed with aggregate capital commitments of $838 million.
Represented Lindsay Goldberg in its formation of Doppler Veterinary Network, a newly formed veterinary care platform, and concurrent platform acquisitions.