Christopher Ewan represents private equity firms and public and private corporations in private equity transactions and M&A.
Our investment management clients regularly seek Christopher’s advice on investments and dispositions of interests in hedge fund and private equity fund managers.
Christopher is consistently recognized by Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business and by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business as a leading individual in Private Equity: Buyouts. Legal 500 consistently recognizes Christopher in Private Equity Buyouts, M&A: Mega-Deals, and M&A: Large-Deals. He has also been recognized by Legal 500 in Capital Markets: Debt Offerings.
Chambers and Partners |Chambers USA 2022 Recognizes Fried Frank as “Leading Firm”⟶
Chambers and Partners |Chambers Global 2022 Guide Recognizes Fried Frank Practices and Lawyers⟶
Chambers and Partners |Chambers USA 2021 Recognizes Fried Frank as “Leading Firm”⟶
Chambers and Partners |Chambers Global 2021 Guide Recognizes Fried Frank Practices and Lawyers⟶
Chambers and Partners |Chambers USA 2020 Recognizes Fried Frank as “Leading Firm”⟶
Accolades |Fried Frank-Counseled Matter Shortlisted for GCR Awards’ Merger Control Matter of the Year in Europe⟶
Alerts and newsletters |M&A/PE Quarterly, Fall 2022⟶
M&A/PE Briefing |Most Recent Section 220 Decisions Amplify Stockholders’ Broad Rights to Inspect Corporate Books and Records—NVIDIA, SharpSpring, and Hauppauge Digital⟶
Alerts and newsletters |Fried Frank M&A/PE Quarterly Newsletter, Summer 2022⟶
M&A/PE Briefing |Court of Chancery Accepts, “With Trepidation,” at Motion to Dismiss Stage, a “Novel Theory” of Liability for Directors—Garfield⟶
Alerts and newsletters |Fried Frank M&A/PE Quarterly Newsletter, Spring 2022⟶
Client memorandum |Far-Reaching Rules Proposed by SEC Would Transform SPAC Process to Make It More Burdensome than a Traditional IPO⟶
M&A/PE Briefing |Court of Chancery Clarifies Delaware Law on “Sandbagging”—the Arwood Decision and Related Practice Points⟶
Client memorandum |Court of Chancery Orders Buyer to Close, As Target’s Pandemic Responses (Based on Unique Facts) Did Not Breach Its Ordinary Course Covenant—Level 4 Yoga⟶
M&A/PE Briefing |Implications of Lee for a Board’s Decision to Reject a Nomination Notice That is Not in Compliance With the Advance Notice Bylaw⟶