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
Australia Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Brazil Derraik & Menezes Advogados
Cayman Islands Walkers
Channel Islands: Guernsey Carey Olsen
Channel Islands: Jersey Carey Olsen
China Zhong Lun Law Firm
France Gide Loyrette Nouel
Germany GSK Stockmann + Kollegen
Hong Kong Winston & Strawn
India Samvād Partners
Israel Yigal Arnon & Co
Italy Chiomenti Studio Legale
Japan Mori Hamada & Matsumoto
Luxembourg MNKS
Russian Federation Squire Sanders
South Korea Kim & Chang
Switzerland Homburger
Turkey Herdem Attorneys At Law
UK (England and Wales) Hogan Lovells International LLP
United Arab Emirates Afridi & Angell Legal Consultants
United States Ropes & Gray LLP

Venture Capital Country Q&A

Country Q&A Contributing firm
Austria Herbst Kinsky Rechtsanwälte GmbH
Brazil Derraik & Menezes Advogados
China Han Kun Law Offices
France Gide Loyrette Nouel
Germany GSK Stockmann + Kollegen
Israel Yigal Arnon & Co
Luxembourg Bonn & Schmitt
Singapore Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP
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 Stradling Yocca Carlson and Rauth, P.C.

Private Equity Editorial Board

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 LLP
Simon Witney Partner, SJ Berwin
Michael Wolitzer Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Venture Capital Editorial Board

Member Job Title and Organisation
James Gubbins Partner, Covington & Burling LLP
Jacques Buhart Partner, McDermott Will & Emery
Bruno Cova Partner, Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker (Europe)
Richard Godden Partner, Linklaters
José Francisco Mateu Istúriz General counsel, Terra Networks, SA
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
Albert Jan van den Berg Partner, Hanotiau & van den Berg
Alan Whitfield Legal Director, Steria
Nils Grafstrom Chairman of the management board, Veracel Celulose S/a
Ralph Wollburg Partner, Linklaters
John Heard General Counsel, Abingworth LLP

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