New York – May 24, 2011 – Debevoise & Plimpton LLP advised Morgan Stanley Private Equity in its acquisition of EmployBridge Holding Co., a leading provider of outsourced human resource and specialty-branded temporary staffing services in the United States. Morgan Stanley Private Equity partnered with the current management team who will remain in place and hold a significant minority stake in the Company.
Morgan Stanley Private Equity, part of Morgan Stanley Investment Management, makes private equity and equity-related investments on a global basis. Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a leading international law firm with offices in New York, Washington D.C., London, Paris, Frankfurt, Moscow, Hong Kong and Shanghai.
The Debevoise team was led by partner Kevin A. Rinker and included partners Paul D. Brusiloff, Jyotin Hamid, Jonathan F. Lewis and David H. Schnabel, counsel Rafael Kariyev and associates Michael A. Diz, Jae-Sun Chung, David S. Lebolt, Andrew M. Hirsch and Catherine T. Kiwala.