Frederick Tanne is a senior corporate partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Frederick has concentrated his practice on structuring and negotiating complex business transactions for private equity clients, including domestic and international mergers, acquisitions, leveraged buyouts and recapitalizations, going private transactions, spinoffs, formation of private equity funds, venture and growth capital investments, debt and equity financings, and restructurings and workouts, handling transactions which range in size from several million dollars to over $1 billion. He regularly represents portfolio companies of private equity clients with respect to all their corporate needs including acquisitions and financings. He also represents public company clients in connection with their merger and acquisition activities.
Frederick has been a partner of the firm since 1991 and is a founder of the New York office.
He has been selected by his peers to be included in The Best Lawyers in America as one of the premier practitioners in the Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law practice area. He was also endorsed by the ninth edition (2012) of PLC Which Lawyer? Private Equity multi-jurisdictional guide, as well as selected as a "New York Super Lawyer" in 2012 by Super Lawyers magazine.
Speaker, "Private Equity & Venture Capital inBrazil Fund Manager Showcase," Kirkland & Ellis LLP, September 2012
Speaker, "Breakfast Seminar on Private Equity," Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, March 2012
Panelist, "Brazil Investment Summit USA 2011," October 2011
Equity: Fundraising in Brasil and Abroad - Key Terms and Conditions," Kirkland & Ellis co-sponsored with Motta, Fernandes Rocha - Avogados
The Hotel Renaissance in Sao Paulo, Brazil, June 2011