Private Equity Group Of The Year: Debevoise & Plimpton

Law360, New York (February 10, 2017, 2:05 PM EST) -- Debevoise & Plimpton LLP’s private equity group advised global PE investment firm HarbourVest Partners' £1.1 billion ($1.37 billion) initial takeover bid and subsequent £806.6 million acquisition of the investment portfolio of publicly listed investment fund SVG Capital, one of the transactions that earned it a place on Law360's 2016 Private Equity Groups of the Year.

The HarbourVest deal, announced in October, involved a cross-border U.S.-U.K. team of Debevoise lawyers serving as lead counsel for their longtime client in a transaction that began to unfold in September...
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