Morrison & Foerster is extremely responsive and has deep knowledge of the private equity industry and market practice.
— Client feedback in Legal 500 2019
Morrison & Foerster’s private equity practice includes leading practitioners across the firm’s global network of 16 offices spanning North America, Asia, and Europe. Our diverse client base includes well-established industry funds, as well as dynamic up-and-coming private equity teams. We assist clients with the full range of private equity matters, ranging in scope from initial fund formation and compliance, to minority and control investments, to leveraged buyouts worth billions of dollars. We create long-lasting relationships with many of our clients, advising on the full lifecycle of each investment and providing ongoing strategic counsel to funds and their portfolio companies.
Our work includes advising on the following:
We offer deep capabilities in a wide range of industries, including technology, life sciences and healthcare, real estate, consumer products and retail, aerospace and defense, business and financial services, infrastructure and energy, financial institutions, and manufacturing.
Together with our private funds group, we provide important market context regarding the strategic objectives of fund investors and their structuring concerns. Our lawyers also work as an integrated team with specialists in key areas such as capital markets, acquisition finance, fund finance, structured products/margin loans, intellectual property, antitrust, litigation, tax, regulatory, compensation and benefits, bankruptcy, and real estate.Show More
Legal 500 2020
ALM 2019 Asia Legal Awards
Chambers Global 2019
China Business Law Awards 2019
China Law & Practice Awards 2018
Legal 500 2019
The Deal 2018
PERE Awards 2018
PERE Awards 2017
Bloomberg M&A League Table 2017