For lawyers who work on leveraged buyouts, there's no mystery behind the surge of interest in their practice area. The market, by any measure, is rocking. In the U.S. in 2006, there were 1,137 private equity transactions worth about $476 billion in total, nearly double the value from the prior year. "All practices hit on all cylinders," says one partner. More deals mean more opportunities, and continued growth has only contributed to the size of the deals. Find out which firms scored the biggest ones.
Corporate Scorecard: Gargantuans at the Gate
The American Lawyer
April 2, 2007