Over $200 billion in aggregate value is currently held in portfolios of private equity funds that were raised over 10 years ago. How funds should approach these end-of-fund-term situations has become a hot topic for the industry, with fund restructurings emerging as one potential solution.
Private equity firms should be creating, testing and updating robust incident response plans to protect against growing data security threats.
2015 was the year in which covenant-lite became a significant feature of the European leveraged loan landscape.
Preferred stock—whether straight or convertible, perpetual or mandatorily redeemable—is a hybrid, having features both of equity and of debt.
This article provides an overview of select key legal issues in U.S. going private transactions.
The UK tax reform juggernaut continues its rampage. This article provides a short blow-by-blow account of the changes leading to the brave new world in which private equity professionals working in the UK now operate.
The end of 2015 brought with it a number of notable U.S. tax developments for the private equity community.
Solvency II, the new regime for the prudential regulation of European insurers, will impact private funds with, or hoping to attract, investment from European insurance companies.
Guest author, Julian Ashworth, partner, Maples and Calder, reports on The Cayman Islands Government recently published bill that provides for a new Cayman Islands vehicle: the limited liability company.
The FTC recently announced the annual revisions of Hart-Scott-Rodino notification thresholds.
Click here for a list of (and links to) Debevoise & Plimpton Client Updates published since our last issue, along with recent awards and recognitions.
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The Private Equity Report

Winter 2016
Vol. 16, No. 1
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