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Douglas L. Getter

Dechert LLP

London, , GBR


Douglas L. Getter, head of Dechert’s corporate practice in the United Kingdom, has extensive experience in U.S. and non-U.S. M&A transactions, private placements and public offerings and joint ventures representing purchasers, sellers, issuers, financial advisors, underwriters, placement agents and depositaries and works regularly with major private equity houses and hedge funds.

The Legal 500 UK 2012 describes Mr. Getter as “a dedicated leader and, more importantly, an experienced professional with unquestionable commitment to ethical values and service”. In 2011, the directory described him as “extremely well-regarded” and in 2010 recognized his team as “excellent” and “highly efficient with a practical solutions-based approach”.

Significant Representations
Mr. Getter has advised from London on both the acquisition and financing side of numerous significant cross border transactions across a wide range of industries

Mr. Getter also works regularly in the emerging markets and has advised on acquisitions, privatizations and financings in countries as diverse as Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canada, China, Columbia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, France, Germany, Greece, Honduras, Hungary, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jamaica, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mauritius, Mexico, the Netherlands, Peru, the Philippines, Poland, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the UK, Ukraine, Uruguay, the U.S., Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Education
University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1981
Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 1984, Editor of the Fordham Law Review

Bar Admissions/Qualifications
New York

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