Orrick's leading global private investment funds group addresses virtually every type of fund, including buyout funds, venture capital funds, mezzanine funds, funds-of-funds, co-investment funds, real estate opportunity funds, hedge funds, exchange funds, and restructuring funds, representing leading funds and investors across a wide range of sectors in Europe, Asia and the United States.
Our private investment fund lawyers advise private equity funds, venture capital firms, family offices, research institutions, banks and their management throughout Germany on every aspect and phase of their activities, ranging from fund formation to investments, acquisitions and dispositions. We are particularly experienced advising the world's leading venture capital firms in their investments and in the liquidity events of their portfolio companies, whether through mergers and acquisitions or initial public offerings. We also offer our fund clients the benefits of our market leading practices in energy, including cleantech and renewables; technology, including a global portfolio of more than 800 emerging companies; infrastructure; and distressed investing. Our experience spans a broad range of industries, including information technology, life sciences, cleantech, industrial manufacturing, and consumer and retail.