Awards & Recognitions

PitchBook Ranks Locke Lord Among Top 5 Most Active Private Equity Law Firms in U.S. South by 2019 Deal Count

February 28, 2020

Locke Lord secured the fifth spot among the most active private equity law firms in the U.S. South in PitchBook’s 2019 rankings for Law Firms by Private Equity Deal Location, with 18 deals in the region.

PitchBook's 2019 Annual Global League Tables rank private equity and venture capital activity worldwide for the full year. Just a few of Locke Lord’s notable 2019 private equity deals in the U.S. South include our representation of Silver Eagle Distributors in the sale of its Greater Houston-area business to a subsidiary of Redwood Capital Investments; Naturally Slim in the company’s acquisition by The Riverside Company; White Deer Energy in the purchase of TorcSill Foundations, a portfolio company of Intervale Capital; the management team of WildFire Energy I in equity commitments exceeding $1 billion from management, Warburg Pincus and Kayne Private Energy Income Funds; and Tailwater Capital in a $500 million capital investment and incremental commitment to Goodnight Midstream.