Ropes & Gray Shortlisted as European Legal Adviser of the Year in Real Deals Private Equity Awards

Rankings & Awards
February 21, 2019

Ropes & Gray has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Pan-European Legal Adviser of the Year category of the Real Deals Private Equity Awards 2019.  The awards, which recognise the best in European private equity, are judged by a panel of leading industry practitioners.  Winners will be announced at a ceremony taking place in London on 24 April. 

The Pan-European Legal Adviser of the Year Award recognises the achievement of legal advisers working across the European market in 2018, reflecting success in creating value for clients through outstanding execution, commercial awareness and ability to deliver creative solutions to problems, as well as the overall evolution of team and strategy. 

Ropes & Gray’s European private equity practice enjoyed exponential growth in 2018.  The five-partner team, based in London, won a range of new high-profile clients – including Ares Management, Avenue Capital Group, Avista, Duke Street Capital, Epiris and Genstar Capital – as well as building on the flow of work from existing clients, such as Bain Capital, Baring Capital, Intermediate Capital Group (ICG), Exponent Private Equity, Oakley Capital, Oak Hill Capital, PAI, Partners Group, Silverfleet, TPG, Charlesbank and TSG. In the process, the team advised on 42 deals.  These included advising: