Simpson Thachers and Mourant Ozannes advised on the transaction
Simpson Thacher represented CVC Capital Partners (“CVC”) in connection with the formation and raising of CVC Capital Partners VII (“Fund VII”), CVC’s latest flagship fund for private equity investments in Europe and North America.
The fund closed with a hard cap of €15.5 billion. Together with the commitments of CVC and its employees, Fund VII will have over €16 billion of equity capital available to invest. It is the largest European fundraising on record.
The Simpson Thacher team advising CVC was led by London Partner Gareth Earl (Picture) and included Associates Dan Lloyd, Amy Fox and Nigel Crowe.
Mourant Ozannes, working alongside lead counsel Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, has advised CVC Capital Partners with Felicia de Laat, Rachel Fowler and Matt McManus.
Involved fees earner: Felicia de Laat – Mourant Ozanne; Rachel Fowler – Mourant Ozanne; Matt McManus – Mourant Ozanne; Gareth Earl – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Daniel James Thomas Lloyd – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Amy Fox – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;
Clients: CVC Capital Partners;