News 24 Jun. 2021
Curtis successfully defends foreign states' procedural privileges in the UK Supreme Court
News 23 Jun. 2021
Ibrahim Elsadig joins Curtis as Partner in Dubai
Event 23 Apr. 2021
Partner Borzu Sabahi to speak on Damages, Enforcement and Annulment of Arbitral Awards at Executive Training Program hosted by the Government of India and the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade
Event 31 Mar. 2021
Claudia Frutos-Peterson Speaks at Mumbai Centre for International Arbitration’s India ADR Week
Article 20 Jul. 2021
Partner Emanuella Agostinelli authors article on Italian Insolvency during COVID-19 in International Corporate Rescue.
Client Alert 14 Jul. 2021
International Insight: Disclosure of Beneficial Ownership in 2021 – General EU Perspective – Alert 2 of the Series
Client Alert 26 Jul. 2021
Courts are Demanding Environmental Care
Article 19 Jul. 2021
Partner Antonio M. Prida Commemorates Curtis’ 30 Year History in Mexico in Voces Mexico Article Series
News 22 Jun. 2021
Curtis appointed as legal partner of the Commissioner for Italian participation in Expo Dubai 2021
News 26 Jul. 2021
Curtis' Private Client Group and Attorneys Recognized in the 2021 Chambers High-Net-Worth Guide.
Client Alert 07 Jul. 2021
International Insight: Disclosure of Beneficial Ownership in 2021 – International and US Perspectives – Alert 1 of the Series
Client Alert 24 Jun. 2021
U.S. Insight: Update on Virtual Notarization (Executive Order 202.7) During the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic (Updated: June 24, 2021)
U.S. Insight: Update on Virtual Witnessing (New York Executive Order 202.14) During The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic (Updated: June 24, 2021)
The cross-border private equity attorneys at Curtis work seamlessly with other practice groups across the firm to represent international funds, family offices, investment arms of financial institutions, unfunded sponsors and companies seeking growth capital or liquidity on the full spectrum of their transactional requirements. Members of the group frequently represent funds and their managers on their formation, administration and investment activities.
Funds of all types rely on our experience in advising funds of all types, including private equity and LBO funds. We have advised on the structuring of numerous hedge funds pursuing various business objectives and advising on all aspects relating to the tax, corporate and regulatory regime affecting the hedge fund and the deployment of its capital.
Curtis advises international banks and investment groups on the planning, structuring and forming of complex global multi-strategy, multi-platform funds. This includes UCITS funds, in particular representing sponsors of UCITS funds on aspects of the European roll-out of UCITS products, notably in France and Germany.
In leveraged and fund finance, we assist in the drafting and negotiating of complex facilities among leading investment banks and both U.S. and non-U.S. investment funds, including hedge funds, fund of funds and feeder funds.
The Curtis private equity group advises on all forms of liquidity events, including auctions, strategic sales, IPOs, refinancings/leveraged recapitalizations and liquidations. We have considerable experience in developing the transaction/capital structure to maximize deal protection and tax efficiency; negotiating all deal documents, including acquisition and financing agreements; performing in-depth due diligence; and drafting and negotiating employment, non-compete, stock option and employee benefit agreements, as well as stock option plans.
The team continues to provide expert post-investment counsel, including on tuck-in or bolt-on acquisitions/product line acquisitions; spin-offs; follow-on debt financings; and general ongoing corporate or other legal matters.
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"The team is known for expertise across a spectrum of corporate and commercial transactions including private equity and projects matters."
Chambers Global 2018 UAE Corporate Commercial
"The firm advised Merrill Lynch on launching feeder funds to give its clients access to various private equity funds."
Legal 500: USA 2018 Private Equity Funds