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Sidley adds private equity partner in San Francisco

Jared Jensen has joined Sidley Austin as a partner in the firm’s global Private Equity practice. Jensen, who will be based in the San Francisco office, was formerly a partner with Goodwin Procter LLP.

Jensen has extensive experience advising private equity and venture capital firms, their sponsored companies, and other clients on public and private M&A, tender and exchange offers, recapitalisations, management buyouts, going-private transactions, carve-out transactions and minority growth investments. He represents clients in a wide array of industries, including software, information technology, financial services, life sciences, consumer products, education and business services. Jensen also provides guidance on public company acquisitions.
 
Jensen deepens the firm’s private equity and M&A capabilities in the active Northern California market. Building on the momentum of consistent growth in its transactional capabilities, Jensen is the fifth partner addition to Sidley’s private equity group globally in the last 12 months and follows on the heels of significant expansions of the private equity practice in California in Sidley’s Palo Alto and Los Angeles offices, and globally in its London and Munich offices.
 
“In recent years, Sidley has made a concerted effort to respond to client demand and robust market activity in the private equity arena, both regionally and globally,” says Sharon Flanagan, managing partner of the San Francisco office. “Jared’s addition demonstrates our commitment to delivering our clients premier service and well-connected counsel, particularly in the Bay Area’s booming tech sector.” 

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