Pitchbook names Honigman one of the most active law firms in middle-market private equity deals
For the third quarter of 2015, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP was ranked as one of the eighth most active law firms per number of private equity deals in the U.S. middle market by Pitchbook. The Seattle-based company provides proprietary data, analytics and technology to professionals in the private financial markets. According to Pitchbook, over the past few years, the U.S. middle market has become the dominant space for private equity investors.
The Honigman Private Equity Practice Group represents the unique needs of private equity funds in the financing, acquisition, operation and ultimate disposition of their portfolio investments. The firm’s private equity clients include traditional sponsors, family offices and independent sponsors managing billions of dollars. In the 2015 Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, the publication describes Honigman's Corporate/M&A practice as a "comprehensive practice with a particular focus on transactional work in the middle market" and "preeminent in the M&A arena and dominant in the state for private equity matters."
Honigman’s Private Equity group is comprised of more than 40 attorneys with vast experience in mergers and acquisitions, senior and subordinated financing and restructuring, as well as being knowledgeable in tax, executive compensation, the Employee Retirement Investment Security Act (ERISA), real estate and intellectual property. While based in the Midwest, the firm’s Private Equity practice is national in scope.