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Goldberg Kohn’s Corporate and Tax attorneys have extensive experience advising traditional private equity funds, family offices, independent sponsors and other institutional investors in private equity investment transactions across a broad range of sectors, including manufacturing, distribution, technology, financial services, professional and business services, healthcare, education and insurance, among others. Our attorneys also represent the portfolio companies of private equity sponsors in broad range of matters.

Our team regularly represents private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies in all phases of evaluating, structuring, negotiating and executing a broad range of transactions, including leveraged acquisitions, divestitures and restructurings. Our attorneys also represent institutional investors, private equity funds, SBICs, pledge funds and individuals in connection with equity capital and/or senior or subordinated debt investments.

In addition, Goldberg Kohn' attorneys routinely advise private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies in connection with management compensation related matters, including employment and incentive equity arrangements.

What Makes Us Unique

Goldberg Kohn's team is experienced in private equity transactions of all sizes, with particular emphasis on handling middle-market transactions and being attuned to the unique dynamics often at play in such transactions.

  • Our team provides comprehensive senior-level attention to transactions, and our clients can rely on us for practical, experience-based advice.
  • Our lawyers have a reputation for being nimble and aggressive in negotiating deals, while properly advising clients in achieving their business goals in an efficient manner.
  • We frequently match up a small team of transactional lawyers against rotating rosters of specialists in large, multi-office firms.
  • We stay attuned to our client's needs and are well-versed in numerous legal and business disciplines. This allows us to see the big picture and influence the agenda to better serve the interests of our private equity clients.

Our clients' objectives are at the center of every engagement, whether we are advising investors in supporting strategic growth initiatives, negotiating an add-on acquisition of a private equity portfolio company or counseling on exit strategies.