Our Practices

Private Equity

Sills Cummis & Gross represents a range of clients in the private equity space, including large and active financial sponsors and financial institutions.  Our private equity practice includes both fund formation and deal execution.

We handle matters ranging from venture to growth capital transactions.  Our team provides comprehensive service, including acquisitions and sales of businesses, the negotiation and documentation of deals, tax structuring, acquisition finance, corporate governance, regulatory matters and management equity.  We advise clients in relation to all types of investment instruments, including preferred and common equity, senior, subordinated and convertible debt, bridge loans, options, warrants and exchangeable instruments, in each case to best meet our clients’ goals. 

We work closely with our clients’ portfolio companies on a wide range of corporate transactions, including business and financial restructurings, add-on acquisitions and leveraged recaps.  We handle private equity exit transactions, including trade sales and IPOs.

Our private equity practice is multidisciplinary and we work closely with our colleagues throughout the Firm’s other practice groups to meet the full range of our clients’ legal needs.  By combining the capabilities of our lawyers, we are able to support our clients in maximizing value from any given private equity transaction.