Press Release May 5, 2023

Alston & Bird Expands Private Equity Offering with Two Silicon Valley Partners

Alston & Bird has further enhanced its Private Equity Team by welcoming partners Jonathan Manor and Simon Root to the firm’s Silicon Valley office. 

“Both Jonathan and Simon bring sharp legal minds and deep experience working on a range of complex and challenging transactions with sophisticated sponsor and sponsor-backed clients across a variety of sectors,” said Scott Kummer, Alston & Bird partner and co-chair of the firm’s Corporate & Business Transactions Group. “The addition of these talented attorneys further enhances our national private equity brand and, importantly, our presence in the Bay Area.” 

Both Jonathan and Simon join Alston & Bird from Kirkland & Ellis in the Bay Area. The firm’s Private Equity Team assists private equity firms, venture capital funds, and other private investors with their transactional needs throughout the entire investment cycle, including leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, take-privates, and growth equity and venture capital investments, as well as portfolio company add-on acquisitions, dispositions, recapitalizations, financings, and other transactions.

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