Shearman & Sterling has a strong and growing record of working with private equity funds, portfolio companies, management teams, and investors often in cross border and international transactions. From fund inception to exit strategies, deal execution and financing to portfolio company management, we are actively involved in all aspects of the private equity life cycle. Our global footprint combined with our tightly-knit partnership, allows us to help clients achieve their objectives on time and to pursue assets under highly competitive auctions and other complex or other challenging circumstances. We take a business-minded approach in providing practical and solutions-oriented legal advice and we work efficiently to achieve client objectives.