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Our Practice

“We help corporations and investors turn their vision into reality — across borders.”

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Our unique practice is focused on serving the special needs of private equity funds, buyout firms, hedge funds, investment banks, corporations and major private investors active in emerging markets and foreign corporations doing business in the United States.


Our firm is dedicated to providing the highest caliber of services in selected complementary areas required by our clients:

  • BRIC* and Emerging Markets Corporate Transactions
  • Private Equity Investments and Buyouts
  • Negotiated Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures
  • Cross-Border Business Expansions
  • Private Equity Fund Formation
  • Corporate Finance Transactions
  • Offshore Structures and Fund Formations

* Term coined by Goldman Sachs research for Brazil, Russia, India and China.

Knowledge and Experience

In addition to an established track record in emerging markets private equity investments and other corporate transactions, our firm has experience in capital markets, lending, structured transactions, derivatives, tax, offshore jurisdictions and international holding company structures.

Our in-depth knowledge of emerging markets, combined with foreign language capabilities, enable us to advise clients effectively on cross-border deals.

Local Capabilities and Wall Street Breadth

Schwartz Law Firm maintains extensive active working relationships with leading law firms, bankers and advisers in cities and countries throughout Latin America, Africa, Asia and other emerging markets. These relationships enable us to structure and execute private equity and other transactions in a large number of emerging market countries.

Our firm has close working relationships with several leading Wall Street and City law firms, assuring our clients the necessary depth of resources in the event they wish to undertake an initial public offering or other public securities transaction.

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