Ice Miller Ranks in National Survey of Private Equity Law Firms
Columbus, Indianapolis, March 19, 2012 – Ice Miller LLP has been recognized as the 7th most active law firm in the nation based on the number of private equity and venture capital funds worked on for general partners and limited partners that had a final close in 2011, with a total of 140 fund transactions closed in 2011. The ranking appears in the March 2012 issue of the Private Equity Analyst, a publication of Dow Jones.
Ice Miller was also recognized as the 24th most active law firm in the country by number of deals based on the number of private equity or venture capital deals negotiated and closed in 2011, with a total of 93 deals closed in 2011.
"The ranking validates our work in the private equity industry for over 30 years," stated John Thornburgh, co-chair of Ice Miller's Business Services Group. "We feel fortunate to have the national recognition by Dow Jones and we are grateful to our clients for giving us these many opportunities to work with them on their transactions and investments."
The world's economy has become more complicated and so have the funds that invest in it. Ice Miller devotes significant resources to ensure that our lawyers are aware of and understand emerging issues affecting private equity and venture capital funds including current and developing market terms. This enables us to provide sophisticated legal services to fund sponsors, funds and limited partners and other fund investors.
About Ice Miller LLP
Ice Miller represents a full portfolio of private and public companies, government entities and individuals and serves as legal counsel to many of the Midwest's leading businesses, to state and local governments and to companies throughout the country and the world. Ice Miller's clients include Angie's List, Allison Transmission Inc., Indiana University, Citizens Energy Group, Cook Group Incorporated, Indiana Finance Authority, Vera Bradley, ExactTarget, Fifth Third Bancorp, Lucas Oil, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Corp., Big Lots, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company and Affiliated Companies, Limited Brands and Honey Baked Ham. Ice Miller is committed to helping its clients achieve their legal and business goals. The Firm has offices in Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, DuPage County, Ill., and Indianapolis. Ice Miller Strategies, an affiliate in Washington, D.C., provides high-level strategic services and government affairs counsel to global corporations, industry associations and non-profit organizations. For additional information, visit www.icemiller.com and www.icemillerstrategies.com.
This press release is intended for general information purposes only and does not and is not intended to constitute legal advice.