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Choate Ranks Among Top Counsel for PE Transactions in 2016

Choate Press Release

 | February 2, 2017

Choate was ranked among the most active legal advisors for private equity transactions, based on total deal count in 2016.

According to rankings published in PitchBook’s Annual League Tables for 2016, Choate was ranked among the most active firms for buyouts, worldwide. Choate was also ranked second most active for advising on deals in the New England market and in the top 10 for investments involving information technology companies.

Lawyers in Choate’s Private Equity Group represent a broad range sponsors, co-investors and portfolio companies. The group is perennially recognized as an elite Tier 1 middle-market firm globally, covering a full spectrum of investment types, including leveraged buyouts, growth equity, add-on acquisitions, recapitalizations, re-financings, and restructurings.

“Private equity firms rely on Choate’s deep experience in the middle-market to help them execute some of their most sophisticated transactions,” said Christian Atwood, co-chair of Choate’s Private Equity Group. “Our lawyers’ reputation for deep expertise in some of the world’s most active verticals, and focus on high-profile, cutting edge work, allows the firm to be extremely competitive in today’s fast-changing business landscape.”


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