Paris - Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, announced today that its Private Equity group in Paris continues to earn recognition for its work on behalf of clients in 2011. Its most recent awards come from Private Equity magazine, a leading French publication covering the private equity market in France, which ranked Mayer Brown as:

  • Best Law Firm in Mid-Cap Transactions (€75 million - €200 million) for value and volume; and
  • Best Law Firm in Large-Cap Transactions (€200 million and above) for value and volume.

“These accolades from Private Equity Magazine recognize the achievements of our private equity practice in France and elsewhere. In a challenging market, we are privileged to have the confidence of clients who are consolidating their leadership position”, said Xavier Jaspar co-head, with Guillaume Kuperfils of the M&A team in Paris.

“I guess this is a recognition of the fully dedicated, problem-solving and deal-friendly approach Mayer Brown utilizes in every deal we execute”, said Guillaume Kuperfils.

Earlier, the Paris Private Equity group was named the “best investment funds advisor” among law firms in France by l‘AGEFI, a leading French newspaper covering business and finance.