Ballard Spahr’s private equity lawyers have extensive experience advising sponsors and dealmakers in private equity investment transactions. Our law firm brings a deep understanding of the unique issues and complexities in structuring and completing private equity transactions to each client engagement.
Our attorneys counsel financial sponsors, such as buyout funds, mezzanine funds, venture capital funds, high-net worth investors, portfolio companies, management groups, and lenders on a variety of private equity matters. We represent the portfolio companies of private equity funds in matters ranging from add-on acquisitions, borrowing, refinancing, and recapitalization to executive compensation, employee benefits, real estate, and litigation.
In addition, our private equity attorneys represent fund investors, such as endowment funds, foundations, pension plans, and family trusts in matters involving their investments in private equity funds. Finally, we represent hedge funds and other pooled investment vehicles in all aspects of their operations, including regulatory and compliance obligations.
- We represented Access Control Related Enterprises in the sale of Mercury Security, a manufacturer of OEM access control hardware, including controllers, readers, and embedded solutions, to LLR Partners, a Philadelphia-based private equity firm.
- We represent Accurate Home Care, a portfolio company of Gemini Investors, a Boston-based private equity firm.
- We represented Angie's Artisan Treats, a growing player in the healthy snacks segment, during TPG Growth's acquisition of a significant stake in the company.
Rankings and Recognition
"The lawyers are always available and supportive in every way possible – they are incredibly knowledgeable and embrace every challenge as if they are personally responsible for the outcome across the entire initiative."
Chambers USA Colorado Corporate/M&A, 2021
"A very pragmatic approach."
Chambers USA Minnesota Corporate/M&A, 2021
"Knowledgeable, responsive and dedicated."
Chambers USA Pennsylvania Corporate/ M&A & Private Equity, 2021
“A respected practice which handles a large scope of corporate matters on a national level.”
Chambers USA Arizona Corporate/M&A, 2022
104 Attorneys and 50 Practices Recognized for Excellence
Chambers USA, 2023