Firm advises on diverse set of M&A, private equity, public offering,
private placement, structured finance deals in 2007; Irell represents leading clients in gaming, green tech, entertainment, health care, aviation, communications technology and home construction
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Irell & Manella LLP's Transactions Group turned in a strong performance in 2007, handling corporate deals valued at more than $7 billion.
The firm advised on a variety of mergers & acquisitions, private equity investments, public offerings, private placements and structured finance. Clients also spanned multiple industry sectors, with Irell representing leading names in gaming and entertainment, as well as aviation, energy technology and alternative energy, home construction and health care.
"This past year, as in prior years, we advised on an eclectic range of strategic deals for longstanding clients in gaming, hospitality, entertainment and other sectors, while expanding our work for several areas, such as green technology and health care services," said Ashok Mukhey, head of Irell's transactions practice.
The firm was especially active on the private equity front. "Our group has shown that we are well positioned to handle the full spectrum of transactional work, from securities offerings to large-scale mergers and the creation of new investment vehicles. And we take pride in representing well- established industry leaders as well as entrepreneurial companies - this year saw plenty of work in both areas," Mr. Mukhey added.
Here are some highlights of Irell's 2007 corporate engagements by
-- Served as counsel to private equity fund U.S. Renewables Group, LLC, an
emerging leader in alternative and renewable energy investments. Irell
advised USRG in the formation of two new investment vehicles, a $475
million private equity fund (USRG II) an
|SOURCE Irell & Manella LLP|
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