Private Equity Transaction Advice

As an offshore Cayman law firm, we work alongside onshore counsel to advise on all types of private equity transactions involving Cayman corporate vehicles.

We have significant experience coordinating cross-border deals for our PE clients, in line with the fund investment strategy and compliance requirements. We assist PE funds and asset managers with management buy-out (MBO) and leveraged buy-out (LBO) deals.

Our Cayman attorneys also assist our PE clients plan their exit strategies, shareholder agreements and the sale of their portfolio to strategic as well as financial buyers, and have been highly successful in optimizing the returns and negotiating limited warranties and related insurance coverage.

We also assist our PE clients in their financing negotiations with mezzanine and senior lenders.

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Our private equity team provides client focused and creative commercial solutions based on many years of advising on PE investments and on the structuring, formation and launch of PE funds.

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