Kirkland & Ellis has appointed Gregory Scott as a partner in the Corporate Practice Group in the firm’s London office.
Scott advises private equity houses and other financial sponsor clients on all types of M&A transactions including leveraged buy-outs, carve-outs, mergers and exits across a variety of business sectors.
Scott will join Kirkland from the London office of Clifford Chance.
Kirkland’s dedicated private equity practice is the largest in the European market, acting for a diverse mix of top private equity and financial sponsor clients on multiple deals across multiple sectors and geographies. Kirkland advises across the full spectrum of corporate matters including acquisitions, reorganisations, restructurings, public to privates, minority investments, carve outs and sales. Our corporate practice is supported by the largest sponsor-focused debt finance practice in Europe and a deep bench of dedicated specialists including regulatory, competition, funds, tax, investigations, IP and capital markets.