Private Equity Group Of The Year: Simpson Thacher

Law360, New York (January 29, 2014, 8:01 PM EST) -- Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP led its heavyweight private equity clients through a slew of megadeals and fund formations, including Silver Lake Partners' controversial $24.4 billion acquisition of Dell Inc. and the creation of The Blackstone Group’s $4.5 billion Tactical Opportunities fund, landing it a place among Law360’s Private Equity Practice Groups of the Year.

Having top lawyers stationed in the world’s largest markets has helped the group build its strong reputation as a private equity powerhouse, explained Tom Bell, corporate partner. The group, which has...
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