Private Equity

The global private equity team at Hogan Lovells has extensive experience advising private equity sponsors and investment funds on their investments and co-investments.

Whether you are a private equity sponsor, fund, co-investor, family office or a limited partner, our private equity team offers the experience, the global reach, sector knowledge, and dedicated legal advisors needed to execute your transactions in confidence across the globe.

Our fund clients also include alternative and multistrategy asset managers such as pension funds and sovereign wealth funds. We're your strategic collaborators from fund formation, to buy out, portfolio management through to exit. 

We have regulatory lawyers to guide you on investments in highly regulated sectors. These include financial services, insurance, energy, TMT, education, health care, and life sciences.  

We regularly counsel investors on their investments in sectors such as hotels and leisure, real estate, business services, consumer and retail, transport and logistics, industrials, automotive, and chemicals.

We can service your ongoing portfolio company, management incentive plans, and tax structuring work cost effectively. 

We work closely with our investment fund lawyers on secondary transactions and they also advise sponsors and investors on fund formation and fund investments. Our fund formation team provides the legal support and regulatory insight you need for the formation, marketing, and operation of both onshore and offshore investment funds. 

By using our project management skills, we can help you execute your investment strategy successfully.

Representative experience

Ventiga Capital Partners on its sale of Infare, a premier provider of competitor air travel data, to OAG, a leading data platform for the global travel industry, in a deal valuing the combined entity at over US$500m.

Tikehau Capital on its investment in Phast Invest, the holding company of the Prodware Group.

Wendel on its €965m acquisition of the Scalian group, a leading European engineering consulting firm in digital transformation, project management, and operational performance.

KSL Capital Partners on its acquisition of a majority stake in Sereno Hotels, the owner-operator of the ultra-luxury hotels Il Sereno in Lake Como, Italy, and Le Sereno on the Caribbean island of St. Barthelemy.

Activa Capital on the sale of its stake in the Explore Group, a leading provider of construction and commercial project tender information, to Intescia.

Bencis on the sale of Ceban Pharmaceuticals B.V., the Dutch market leader in compounding, to Frankfurt stock exchange listed Medios, the leading provider of Specialty Pharma Solutions in Germany.

Mountaingate Capital on its strategic investment in global customer experience and loyalty management firm, Bond.

Equitix on the acquisition of a sustainability portfolio from Enpal.

Tikehau Capital on its acquisition of a majority stake in CReators of the Outside WorlD (CROWD), a pan-European leading provider of cycling infrastructure and sustainable street furniture, from Convent Capital.

Accel-KKR and its portfolio company Reapit on its acquisition of Inspect Real Estate Holdings Pty Ltd, a provider of workflow productivity software for the real estate industry.

Navis Capital Partners on the sale of its entire interest in TES-Envirocorp to SK ecoplant for an enterprise value of US$1bn.

Quadriga Capital on investments in medium-sized growth companies in the DACH region across health care, tech-enabled services, and smart industries, and on its investment in ETERNA Mode GmbH.

Oaktree Capital Management on its disposal of Saloro S.L.U., one of the largest tungsten mines in Spain, to EQ Resources Limited, an ASX-listed miner in Australia.

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