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Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10019
United States

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Corporate & Financial Services


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United States > M&A/corporate and commercial > Private equity buyouts

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP enjoys productive relationships with major names across the mid-market and bulge bracket, combining strong deal volume and high transactional value in its work for the likes of Insight, Warburg Pincus, and Centerbridge. The team advises on buyouts, exits, take-privates, and buy-and-build transactions, with involvement in key areas such as retail, technology, life sciences, and healthcare, and also regularly handles cross-border buyouts in collaboration with its international offices, with one notable example being the firm’s work for Genstar in the sale of ISS to Deutsche Borse, a key deal for practice co-head Jeffrey Poss. Poss leads the team alongside Neil Townsend, who remains an active dealmaker on behalf of key relationship clients and regularly takes point on deals in the optical sector. Morgan Elwyn regularly closes high-value deals for top clients, particularly Insight, while New York managing partner Rosalind Fahey Kruse is strong in the healthcare and life sciences spaces. Matthew Rizzo is highly active in the mid-market, particularly healthcare and biotech. Attorneys are in New York unless otherwise stated.