In today’s complex financial market, many private equity funds are looking to the middle-market to find unique investment opportunities to help generate growth and exceptional returns. The important legal issues surrounding private equity fund investments and divestures require skilled, dedicated, and experienced legal counsel.
Kerr Russell has several top practitioners, who have years of experience representing and advising private equity funds in various transactions, including all aspects of acquisitions, divestures and fund formation.
The Kerr Russell Private Equity practice group represents a number of private equity funds in all aspects of their legal needs, including:
- Fund formation
- Transactional financing
- Tax planning
- Due diligence
- Effectively drafting documentation including but not limited to, Non-Disclosure Agreements (“NDA”), Letters of Intent (“LOI”), Sale and Purchase Agreements, Debt Commitment letters, Equity Commitment letters
- Acquisitions, including LBOs, MBOs, stock and asset acquisitions, mergers, and share exchanges
- Disposition of assets and exit strategies
Our primary focus is on middle-market transactions ranging in value from $10 million to $500 million. At Kerr Russell, we have vast experience representing a diverse range of clients in automotive, healthcare, manufacturing, construction, financial services, and several other industries. Due to our size, experience and expertise, and due to the significant number of our attorneys who are Certified Public Accountants, or possess Masters in Business Administration or advance law degrees in taxation, Kerr Russell is able to provide attentive and effective counsel to our clients on all aspects of a private equity transaction. At Kerr Russell, we pride ourselves on our ability to work closely with our clients and ensure our services are exceeding their expectations.
Richard C. Buslepp
Eric I. Lark
Michael D. Gibson
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March 7, 2018
ACG/TMA co-host “Women In Leadership,” a panel of leading Detroit-based female executives discussing opportunities and challenges for women; Kerr Russell a silver sponsor
January 16, 2018
ACG/TMA co-host, Kerr Russell sponsors "Automotive Landscape: An Inside Look at a Driver of the Global Economy"
January 3, 2018
December 18, 2017
Kerr Russell team makes holiday donations to Capuchin Soup Kitchen, Wigs 4 Kids, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Ann Arbor, and Children's Hospital of Michigan
November 30, 2017
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November 1, 2017
Kerr Russell ranked in the 2018 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" list nationally in 1 practice area and regionally in 17 practice areas
September 19, 2017
August 10, 2017
January 15, 2017
Kerr Russell receives consecutive awards from The M&A Advisor: John Gatti and Mike Gibson receive 2016 “Materials Deal of the Year” Award
November 6, 2016
Kerr, Russell, Rich Buslepp and Michael D. Gibson receive "Materials Deal of the Year" Award from The M&A Advisor
August 10, 2016
Kerr Russell, John D. Gatti and Michael D. Gibson named finalists by M&A Advisor for Restructuring Deal of the year Award.
February 10, 2016