New York – February 22, 2007 – LAWFUEL – US Law + Business – Debevoise & Plimpton LLP represented Providence Equity Partners Inc. in the closing of a new $12 billion private equity fund, Providence Equity Partners VI. The new fund is Providence Equity Partners’ sixth fund since it was founded in 1990. Providence Equity Partners now manages approximately $21 billion in total equity commitments.
Providence Equity Partners Inc. is a leading global private investment firm specializing in equity investments in media, entertainment, communications and information companies. 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 Michael P. Harrell and associate Jordan C. Murray. Other members of the team included tax partner Adele M. Karig and associates Rafael Kariyev, Jennifer Norman and Andrew M. Ahern.