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29 January 2015

TPG sues ex-spokesman Levine after firing him for ‘egregiously improper and illegal behavior’

court of law Private equity major TPG Capital is reportedly suing its former spokesman Adam Levine for taking confidential documents and revealing them to the New York Times and other publications.

13 October 2014

RBC to pay $75.8m damages for Warburg-related Rural/Metro buyout case

download (3) A Delaware judge has reportedly ordered the Royal Bank of Canada to pay $75.8m damages for not disclosing conflicts of interest in the buyout of ambulance operator Rural/Metro.

25 July 2014

UK private equity firm NorthEdge makes £15m investment in disease law specialist

balance-875412-m Northern UK-focused NorthEdge Capital has invested £15m in industrial disease law practice Roberts Jackson.

9 May 2014

DLA Piper hires Tim Wright as PE-focused partner

wright Law firm DLA Piper has hired private equity expert Tim Wright as a partner in its corporate group.

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.

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