Our international private equity practice focuses on representing private equity funds in leveraged acquisitions and subsequent dispositions of portfolio companies, as well as representation of portfolio companies in general corporate and transactional matters. We also have an active fund formation practice and regularly counsel funds on regulatory compliance, tax, and fund management issues. Many of the well-known investment funds based in the Washington, DC region use Arnold & Porter as principal outside counsel, as well as funds throughout the US, Europe, and Japan. Our private equity team has extensive experience in handling transactions in numerous industries. As a full service firm headquartered in Washington, DC, we have developed special experience in providing due diligence and corporate transactional services to private equity funds investing in regulated industries, such as government contracting, telecommunications, financial services, and energy.