Geoffrey Burgess

Geoffrey Burgess

Partner
Debevoise & Plimpton

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Geoffrey Burgess is Corporate Partner in the London office of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP. He has a broad international practice that ranges from private equity and cross-border mergers & acquisitions to joint ventures and intricate financing transactions. Chambers Global notes Mr. Burgess as “a great lawyer,” “very astute and constantly a step ahead of events.” He is also recommended by The Legal 500 UK for work in emerging markets.

Mr. Burgess joined the firm in 1997 and has been resident in the London office since 1999. He is a member of the Legal and Regulatory Committee of the Africa Private Equity and Venture Capital Association.

Mr. Burgess is the author of various articles on private equity issues. Recent publications include the corporate governance chapter in the Middle East and Africa edition of the BVCA’s International Series.

@wiGroupInt has completed a follow on growth equity round with @investecam_sa being a key investor. Read more: https://t.co/7NP1rTq7fr

Kasada Capital Management’s Hospitality Fund dedicated to building Sub Saharan Africa’s hospitality sector has reac… https://t.co/USgi8a8NhW

Adenia Partners exits its investment in leading Malagasy diary company. Read more: https://t.co/s5GBC3usmw #AVCAMemberNews #AfricanPE

@DobEquity has invested in Tanzania’s leading clean water producer and distributor. Read more:… https://t.co/HgIL0JuwDB

RT @CDCgroup: Read about the CDC-backed Frontier Energy II fund which has just achieved final close at $227 million - https://t.co/DTf6BF1f