Our fast-growing private equity practice acts for funds, family offices and their portfolio companies, predominantly on cross-border transactions in the US, Asia and Europe.
We advise both those seeking to invest and those seeking investment. Often helping to bring the two sides together.
That is exactly what happened when we connected a mining company looking to expand with an investor with deep knowledge of the industry. ‘We not only helped with the investment part of it on behalf of the investor, but on the other side we managed all of the reporting, recapitalization, restructuring, equity compensation and other issues for the subject company,’ says Ridgway Barker, a US partner focusing on corporate finance and securities law.
Our work with creative individuals like Christopher Kane and JW Anderson during acquisitions by larger luxury brands is an example of how our technical excellence combines with our sector-specific knowledge to keep unique, dynamic clients happy and financially well-protected.
In the sale of Waterford Wedgwood and Royal Doulton to NY-based private equity firm KPS Capital Partners, Withers helped to structure a complex deal, involving assets in the US, Ireland, England, Japan, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Australia and Canada.
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