Helping you seize opportunities to develop your business
Our lawyers support leading enterprises, from emerging growth companies to multinationals. We also act for venture capitalists, private equity firms, investment managers and financial institutions. From M&A, joint ventures and public equity to corporate governance, reorganizations and debt offerings, we help you manage your transactions toward a successful outcome.
We're a global, multidisciplinary team based throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. So we understand the challenges and cultural sensitivities businesses face. Companies turn to us for our global insights and local knowledge. They entrust us to handle their most complex domestic and cross-border corporate transactions in whichever jurisdictions they do business. Our deep understanding of their industries and the day-to-day issues they face enables us to provide commercially relevant advice, promoting success.
We understand the market. Ranked #1 by deal count for global M&A for 12 years, we’ve handled 7,000+ transactions valued at more than USD1.4 trillion in total. That’s more deals than any other law firm. The market knowledge gained from this experience makes us more efficient and informs the work we do for you.
“Companies entrust us to handle their most complex domestic and cross-border corporate transactions in whichever jurisdictions they do business.”
We collate and analyze data on our deals to produce our M&A Intelligence Report. And we can show you how factors such as sector, deal size, buyer type and geography affect important deal terms.
Our experience is varied. It covers M&A and joint ventures, private equity, emerging growth and venture capital, corporate venture capital, equity and debt capital markets, corporate governance, corporate reorganizations and investment funds. And we’re joined by lawyers with experience in IP, technology, antitrust and other forms of regulation, tax, finance and restructuring, employment and pensions, securities compliance and real estate, where needed.
Clients of all sizes benefit from our advice. They include multinationals, Global 1000 and Fortune 500 businesses, successful mid-market organizations, public and private companies, emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies and investment funds.
To find out how we have delivered for our clients, visit our Corporate and Securities Disputes, Corporate Venture Capital, Emerging Growth and Venture Capital, Equity Capital Markets, International Corporate Reorganizations, Investment Management and Funds, Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity, and Public Company and Corporate Governance pages.
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