Private equity and other financial investors
We advise on more cross-border M&A deals than any other firm.
We act for the full range of investor types, including private equity, pension and sovereign wealth funds, infrastructure funds, alternative capital providers and real estate investment trusts.
Whether it’s deal structuring, deal execution, acquisition financing, fund structuring, tax, competition or regulation, we provide fully integrated advice that is specific both to each client’s industry and to wherever in the world they need help.
And it’s not just advice on a specific deal as it progresses. We keep our clients updated on the trends, terms and techniques to help them identify their next investment.
Advising CVC Capital Partners VIII on its acquisition of a majority interest in Rayner Surgical Group Limited (Rayner), the global ophthalmology business and subsequent acquisition of OMIDRIA from Omeros Corporation, in a transaction valued in excess of $1 billion.
Advising CVC Capital Partners VIII on the acquisition of Unilever Teas for €4.5bn.
Advising Hellman & Friedman on an investment agreement with zooplus, one of Europe’s biggest online pet supplies retailers. The deal involved one of the most complex P2Ps in Germany, with close media scrutiny of competitive bidding, EQT launching a competing bid, then subsequently a team-up between H&F and EQT (a first in Germany).
Advising Canada Pension Plan Investment Board on the acquisition of CeramTec, leader in high-performance technical ceramics, from BC European Capital X.
Advising General Atlantic on its series E funding round for PayFit for a total of €254m; and its series D investment round for Back Market for a total of $335m.
Advising Cinven on an investment in Ufinet International, a leading fibre network operator headquartered in Spain, for an enterprise value of approximately €2.5bn. Ufinet provides fibre infrastructure and transmission services to telecom operators operates across 17 countries and over 2,000 cities in Latin America.
Advising TPG, which with Warburg Pincus, agreed to invest in Norwegian software developer Visma, valuing the company at $12.2bn, including debt.
Advising Cinven, KKR and Providence in their consortium investment relating to a €3bn voluntary public bid for the entire share capital of MÁSMÓVIL IBERCOM.
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Advising WP/AP Telecom Holdings IV on the acquisition of T-Mobile Netherlands for an enterprise value of €5.1bn from sellers were Deutsche Telekom and Tele2 of Sweden.
Advising Warburg Pincus on its investment in Quantexa, data and analytics software company pioneering Contextual Decision Intelligence, as part of a $153m series-D funding round.
Victoria Sigeti Partner
Dr. Markus Paul Partner
Frankfurt am Main
Alan Mason Managing partner
Silicon Valley, New York
Pervez Akhtar Partner
Alexander Mitchell Partner
Simon Weller Partner