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  • Private Equity Brazil Summit

    December 2, 2009

    Global Chair of the Private Equity Group, Joseph A. Smith, will serve as a moderator of the Private Equity Brazil Summit’s Keynote Panel: FoF Executive Forum on December 3, 2009.

  • Colombia Private Equity Forum

    May 25, 2011

    Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf will host the Colombian American Association’s Colombia Private Equity Forum on May 25th at its New York office. Chair of the firm’s Global Private Equity Practice Group Joseph A. Smith and Partner Evan M. Koster will speak at this event.

  • Private Equity: New Legal and Tax Challenges

    June 22, 2011

    Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf will host a seminar on Private Equity on June 22, 2011 at the Milan office.

  • Global Directors’ Forum Private Equity Convention CEE & Russia (CIS)

    June 1011, 2010

    Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf is a partner sponsor of the Global Directors’ Forum Private Equity Convention CEE & Russia (CIS) on June 10-11, 2010 in London. London and Moscow partner Brian Zimbler will speak on a panel discussing “Real Estate Private Equity- Is the Patient Dead or Alive?”

  • Global Directors’ Forum 2nd Private Equity Convention Russia, CIS & CEE

    June 910, 2011

    Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf is a sponsor of the Global Directors’ Forum 2nd Private Equity Convention Russia, CIS & CEE taking place June 9-10 in London. London and Moscow Partner Brian L. Zimbler will moderate the discussion group “Private Equity Investments in Infrastructure and Energy.”

  • African M&A; and Private Equity Forum

    September 20, 2011
    Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf is sponsoring the African M&A and Private Equity Forum. This forum is hosted by Mergermarket, a part of the Financial Times group. Panelists will include policy makers, leading African and international corporates, including lawyers, fund managers and financial advisors, and will speak on the current activities and future opportunities in Africa for African corporates and international investors. Panelists will share insight on the key issues and trends influencing African M&A and private equity. Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf partner Joseph A. Tato is among the speakers. Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf partner Joseph A. Smith is a panelist discussing “Private Equity’s Role in African M&A” and partner Joseph A. Tato is a panelist discussing “Energy and Natural Resources.”
  • Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf Advises Ing Parcom Private Equity on its Acquisition of Safic-Alcan

    December 7, 2007

    (Paris, December 7, 2007) – Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf has advised ING Parcom Private Equity on its acquisition of the Safic-Alcan (turnover of 250M€) in chemical distribution group for a confidential amount. The French international chemical distributor was purchased from DLMD and Alpha funds.

  • Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf Builds London Private Equity Strength with Double Hire

    May 19, 2011

    (London, May 19, 2011) – Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf is pleased to announce that Mark Davis and Russell Van Praagh have agreed to join the firm in London as partners in its Private Equity Practice Group. Mr. Davis and Mr. Van Praagh both join the firm from Taylor Wessing, where Mr. Davis was head of the Private Equity Group.

    London M&A Practice Head Stephen Horvath commented: “We are really pleased to welcome Mark and Russell to the firm. Their arrival will help to consolidate our existing private equity capabilities in London and across our European and Middle Eastern network and fortify our relationships with our funds clients. With private equity activity very much on the ascendant again, we look forward to harnessing their experience and working together with them to further develop our private equity practice.”

    Mr. Davis has extensive experience advising on cross-border private equity and other M&A transactions, with particular expertise in major leveraged buy-outs and a close working knowledge of the private equity market in the Middle East. Mr. Davis frequently works closely with private equity funds and private equity-owned companies to advise them on their corporate strategy.

    Mr. Van Praagh advises on private equity and investment fund acquisitions and exits, with broad experience of deals in a range of industries, including the automotive, retail and energy sectors. Mr. Van Praagh has advised on transactions across the UK, Europe and the US.

    Mr. Davis commented: “Russell and I are both very excited by the opportunities that Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf’s international office network and top quality client base offer. Alongside these new prospects, there are a number of similarities between the firm’s international presence and strategy and our own experience, which makes us certain that we will immediately feel a part of the global team.”


  • Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf Deepens Global Private Equity Transactional Practice

    June 23, 2011

    (NEW YORK – June 22, 2011) – Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf LLP is pleased to announce the arrival of partners Ira White, Ilan Nissan and Chris Nugent. Mr. White joins the firm from Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, where he served as chair of the Private Equity Practice. Mr. Nissan and Mr. Nugent have joined the firm from O’Melveny & Myers LLP, where Mr. Nissan was head of its Mergers and Acquisitions/Private Equity Group. They will all be resident in Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf’s New York office and will be members of the firm’s Private Equity Transactions Group. Messrs. Nissan and White will serve as US Co-Chairs of the Group.

    “We’re very pleased to have Ira, Ilan and Chris join the firm,” said Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf Chairman Steven H. Davis. “The vast experience and industry relationships that this group collectively brings will be a tremendous asset to our firm’s private equity transactional practice.”

    Mr. White has extensive experience in leveraged buyouts and represents private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies in international acquisitions and dispositions. Commenting on the move, Mr. White said, “Ilan, Chris and I have known one another for a number of years and we are excited to work together as a team with the strong support and global platform of Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf.”

    Mr. Nissan’s experience representing private equity and hedge funds includes a broad spectrum of businesses based throughout the world, including manufacturing, oil and gas, chemicals, entertainment, internet, technology, software, consulting, healthcare, retail and various distribution companies. Mr. Nissan is also an adjunct professor at Columbia Law School, where he teaches an upper level course focusing on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and legal transactional strategies.

    Mr. Nugent focuses his practice primarily on the representation of private equity funds and their portfolio companies on a variety of matters, including leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, mergers, growth equity financings, strategic investments, restructurings and dispositions. Mr. Nugent also has experience in the formation and governance of private equity funds, and frequently advises fund sponsors on compensation arrangements for investment professionals, senior advisors and operating executives.

    The addition of Messrs. White, Nissan and Nugent follows that of private equity partners Mark Davis and Russell Van Praagh who recently joined the firm’s Private Equity Practice Group in London from Taylor Wessing. Mr. Davis was previously the head of Taylor Wessing’s Private Equity Group. It also comes on the heels of the addition of Michael Fitzgerald who last week joined the firm from Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP and serves as Chair of the firm’s Latin America Practice Group and Corporate Securities Group and Global Co-Chair of its Corporate Finance Practice.

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