National law firm Shoosmiths has been shortlisted in the 'Legal Advisor of the Year' category in the British Private Equity Awards.
The prestigious awards celebrate innovation and excellence in private equity and venture capital, as well as honoring the industry's ability to support the growth of British businesses.
The shortlisting recognises Shoosmiths high-quality advice on private equity deals, relationships with private equity investors, commitment to service excellence and strength in depth of the national corporate team.
Shoosmiths' national Private Equity team is highly experienced in advising management teams and institutional investors on all types of private equity transactions. By having core strengths in private equity together with specialist teams in tax, banking and finance they are able to deal with every type of transaction, making them the 'go to' law firm for equity investments.
Commenting on the shortlisting, corporate partners, Emma Gibson and Sean Wright, said:
'We are honoured to be shortlisted for a British Private Equity Award. This shortlisting recognises our dominance in the market, strength of our ties to private equity investors and the considerable volume of deals that we have completed in the last year to help British businesses drive forward their growth through investment.'
Shoosmiths' corporate team advises public and private companies, management teams, investors and debt providers right through the entire business life cycle. Shoosmiths works with businesses from start up and first round finance through to mergers and acquisitions, MBO and MBI transactions, development funding and on exits, by way of sale, listing or private equity investment.
The winners of the British Private Equity Awards will be revealed at this year's ceremony, which will take place on 6 October 2015 at The Brewery, London.