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Taking Stock: Global Private Equity Perspectives - November 2023

Newsletter

08 November 2023

Global

2 min read

Welcome to the latest Taking Stock, our sector-specific newsletter offering fresh perspectives and updates on the private equity market.

In this edition, our finance lawyers in Ireland, Cayman Islands and Luxembourg offer a jurisdictional comparison in the context of subscription credit and capital call facilities. We also provide insight into how a Jersey incorporated company fits into a typical private equity structure.

Read our guide to private investment funds in the BVI and learn more about Luxembourg's new screening system for foreign direct investment.

Plus, we delve into the growing influence of private equity in Irish M&A, examine the resilience of private equity in Europe, and share news about our award-winning team in Hong Kong.

Ogier's multi-disciplinary Private Equity team provides a full service offering to private equity sponsors, their advisers and intermediary law firms, advising on fund formation, capital raising, subsequent closings, financings, downstream transactions and wind down, as well as relocations.

Ogier launches in Dubai

Ogier has opened an office in Dubai to provide a full service to clients in the Middle East. Ogier will offer legal, corporate services, and regulatory consulting from its new location in the Dubai International Finance Centre.

Subscription finance: Cayman Islands, Luxembourg and Ireland

As fund structures develop, it is increasingly common to see structures that include Cayman Islands, Luxembourg and Irish vehicles. This briefing focuses on the similarities and differences between the jurisdictions in the context of subscription credit and capital call facilities.

Structuring of a Jersey private equity deal

In this briefing, James Fox and Robin Burkill explain how the Jersey incorporated company fits into a typical private equity structure for a portfolio company acquisition, including points to be considered throughout such a transaction.

Adaptation and innovation: the outlook for European private equity

In this article, we discuss innovation in European private equity.

Ogier advises Fortress on Vice Media acquisition

Ogier in Jersey advised Fortress Investment Group on its acquisition of Vice Media Group in a deal valuing the high-profile media company at $350 million.

The increasingly influential role of private equity in Irish M&A

There is strong expectation that deals between private equity players will increase in the Irish market in the months ahead, writes partner Oisín McLoughlin from Ogier's Corporate team in Ireland.

Ogier's team in Hong Kong scoops major industry awards

Ogier in Hong Kong has won several major industry awards for its continued excellence across services:

PE expert Kate Hodson named Investment Funds Lawyer of the Year

Best Offshore Law Firm at the HFM Asian Services Awards 2023

Best Offshore Law firm at the ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2023

Ogier advises Apax Partners on technology acquisition

Ogier's Corporate legal team in Luxembourg advised major European private equity firm Apax Partners on the significant minority stake in technology company IBS Software from Blackstone.

Private investment funds in the British Virgin Islands

In this briefing, our team of BVI experts provide an overview of private investment funds, outlining the eligibility criteria, ongoing obligations and more.

Foreign direct investment in Luxembourg: structuring the equity

The briefing covers Luxembourg's new FDI screening system and offers a detailed overview of equity structuring decisions.

Meet our LatAm expert Giorgio Subiotto

Consistently recognised as a leading practitioner by Chambers, Legal 500 and Latin Lawyer 250, Giorgio Subiotto led an Ogier team advising on one of the biggest M&A fintech deals of 2023.

What is driving current merger and acquisition activity in Guernsey?

While the underlying causes of the slowdown in deal-making seem set to persist for some time, we are confident there will be busy pockets of deal-activity in the market in 2023. In particular, deal-making in Guernsey is being driven by the appetite for private equity investment.

At a glance guide to supporting private equity downstream transactions

Ogier is a go-to firm for innovative and complex downstream transactions.

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