Private Equity and Venture Capital Multi-jurisdictional Guide

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The Private Equity and Venture Capital Multi-jurisdictional Guide brings together practical information on topical cross-border private equity and venture capital issues, and country-specific Q&As on private equity and venture capital law and practice. The Q&A guide aims to give a structured overview of the key practical issues including, for example, the level of activity and recent trends in the market; investment incentives for institutional and private investors; the mechanics involved in establishing a private equity fund; equity and debt finance issues in a private equity transaction; issues surrounding buyouts and the relationship between the portfolio company's managers and the private equity funds; management incentives; and exit routes from investments.

Private Equity Country Q&A

Country Q&A Contributing firm
Market analysis: Brazil Campos, Fialho, Canabrava, Borja, Andrade, Salles Advogados
Argentina PAGBAM Abogados
Australia Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Brazil Derraik & Menezes Advogados
Cayman Islands Walkers
Canada McCullough O'Connor Irwin LLP
China Zhong Lun Law Firm
France Morgan Lewis & Bockius
Germany P+P Pöllath + Partners
Guernsey Carey Olsen
Hong Kong Winston & Strawn
India Samvād Partners (formerly Narasappa, Doraswamy & Raja)
Israel Yigal Arnon & Co
Italy Chiomenti Studio Legale
Japan Baker & McKenzie GJBJ Tokyo Aoyama Aoki Koma Law Office (Gaikokuho Joint Enterprise)
Luxembourg MNKS
Mexico Jáuregui y Navarrete, SC
Norway Wikborg Rein
Russian Federation Squire Sanders
South Africa Webber Wentzel
South Korea Kim & Chang
Switzerland Homburger
Turkey Paksoy Attorneys At Law
UK (England and Wales) Hogan Lovells International LLP
United Arab Emirates Afridi & Angell
United States Ropes & Gray LLP

Venture Capital Country Q&A

Q&A Contributing firm
Argentina PAGBAM Abogados
Australia King & Wood Mallesons, Australia
Austria Herbst Kinsky Rechtsanwälte GmbH
Brazil Derraik & Menezes Advogados
Canada McCullough O'Connor Irwin LLP
China Han Kun Law Offices
France Morgan Lewis & Bockius
Germany GSK Stockmann + Kollegen
India Rajani Associates
Israel Yigal Arnon & Co
Japan TMI Associates
Luxembourg Bonn & Schmitt
The Netherlands Arthur's Legal BV, Amsterdam
Russian Federation Salomon Partners
South Korea Kim & Chang
Sweden Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Advokat KB
Switzerland Walder Wyss
Turkey Herdem Attorneys At Law
UK (England and Wales) Osborne Clarke
United Arab Emirates Afridi & Angell
United States PLC US Corporate and Securities
Member Job Title and Organisation
Ole Ramsby Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Novo Nordisk A/S
Wolfgang Schneider VP Legal, Governmental & Environmental Affairs, Ford Europe
Mario Siragusa Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Peter Vandeghinste In-house competition counsel, Nestle
Albert Jan van den Berg Partner, Hanotiau & van den Berg
Alan Whitfield Legal Director, Steria
Ralph Wollburg Partner, Linklaters
Marco Compagnoni Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges
Alison Hampton General Counsel and Compliance Officer, HgCapital
Ros Innes Head of PLC Financial Services
Mark Mifsud Partner, Kirkland & Ellis International LLPM
Simon Witney Partner, SJ Berwin
Michael Wolitzer Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

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