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19 December 2013

Court strikes down Swedish attempt to hike private equity exec tax rate

news_gavel_lrg Swedish private equity executives can breathe a sigh of relief after an attempt to hike their tax rate was struck down by the courts.

8 October 2013

Sidley Austin hires yet another Weil Gotshal & Manges lawyer for PE, M&A practice

contract law Law firm Sidley Austin has expanded its private equity and M&A practice by hiring yet another member of Weil Gotshal & Manges.

28 May 2013

Robinson & Cole boosts private equity and M&A practice with three hires

hanson US law firm Robinson & Cole has boosted its private equity and mergers and acquisitions practice by hiring new lawyers for its offices in New York City, Boston and Connecticut.

3 May 2013

Addleshaw Goddard promoted Yunus Seedat to UK private equity head

Yunus Seedat Addleshaw Goddard Law firm Addleshaw Goddard has promoted Yunus Seedat to head of UK private equity following his predecessor’s switch to launch the company’s Hong Kong operations.

24 April 2013

UK mid-market opportunities spurred Mischon to staff up private equity teamp

Kevin McCarthy Mishcon de Reya A surge in institutional and personal capital eyeing private equity-style deals in the UK mid-market spurred renowned law firm Mishcon de Reya to recently double the number of partners in its private equity team, group head Kevin McCarthy has told AltAssets.

10 April 2013

Mishcon de Reya ramps up private equity team with new hires

Simon Sale Mishcon de Reya London-headquartered law firm Mishcon de Reya has poached a trio of private equity specialists from competitor Dundas & Wilson to expand its own department.

14 March 2013

Congress bill aims to loosen Dodd-Frank regulations for buyout, venturep

congress_170sq The US private equity and venture capital industries have received a vote of support from a congressman who introduced a bipartisan bill aimed at reducing government regulations stemming from the Dodd-Frank law.

11 March 2013

Ranieri Partners to pay $375,000 for improperly soliciting $500mp

New York private equity firm Ranieri Partners has agreed to pay a $375,000 penalty for improperly soliciting more than $500m of fund commitments.

24 January 2013

PE lawyer Frank Sun rejoins Kirkland Ellis in Hong Kong

Private equity lawyer Frank Sun has rejoined Kirkland Ellis as a partner in the Hong Kong office four years after leaving the firm.

7 January 2013

ECI to buy employment law consultancy Citation in £50m deal

lawyer_lrg UK lower mid-market private equity firm ECI Partners has agreed to buy a majority stake in Citation, a consultancy that advises small businesses on employment law and health and safety, in a deal that values the company at £50m.

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