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Paul, Weiss is a leading legal advisor to private equity sponsors, private and public companies and investors throughout Europe. Our expertise spans the full range of M&A, financing, capital markets, tax, antitrust, IP and technology transfer practices for our clients’ most complex, cross-border transactional matters. 

Our Practice

Underpinned by a deep and diverse roster of top tier talent, clients look to our European practice when investing, transacting or operating in or from Europe. Our dynamic London-based team collaborates closely with our New York and other offices and can advise on global and pan European transactions together with local leading advisors.

M&A: Showcasing some of Europe’s finest M&A lawyers, we handle all forms of cross-border M&A and other complex corporate transactions. Our work spans all Europe, and also often has touchpoints with the Americas, the Middle East, Africa and Southeast Asia.

Financing: We offer unmatched capabilities in Europe in structuring and executing all types of sponsor-focused financings. Lawyers in our London office have been at the forefront of innovations in financing structures for the past two decades, and have executed many of the market’s largest and most complex cross-border financings in Europe.

Capital Markets: Our top tier European capital markets team has advised on many of the most complex sponsor capital markets transactions from its London base.  The team offers comprehensive capital markets capabilities, including in connection with high-yield debt offerings, IPOs, liability management transactions and other complex securities transactions throughout all Europe.

Tax: Our European tax team includes some of the UK’s leading tax lawyers, who regularly work with local and global tax advisors to provide comprehensive tax advice for our clients’ most important transactions. The team advises on tax aspects of public and private M&A transactions, financings and capital markets transactions, fund-level transactions and formations, and corporate restructurings. 

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