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Jeffrey E. Ross

Jeffrey E. Ross

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

New York, NY, USA


Jeffrey Ross is co-chair of Debevoise & Plimpton’s Finance Group and is a member of its Private Equity Group. His practice focuses on complex acquisition and leveraged financings such as the $15 billion merger of Envision Healthcare with AMSURG, the $14.6 billion acquisition of Scripps Networks Interactive by Discovery Communications, the $5.9 billion acquisition of King Digital by Activision Blizzard, the $4.1 billion acquisition of Kindred Healthcare by TPG Capital and Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, the $3.2 billion acquisition of Emergency Medical Services Corporation by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and the $2.7 billion acquisition of Local TV Holdings by Tribune Company.

Mr. Ross is ranked as a leading lawyer by Chambers Global (2016-2017) and Chambers USA (2013-2017), which describes him as a “thoughtful,” “responsive,” “smart,” “practical” and “very creative and commercial” advisor, who “does a phenomenal job,” “has an incredible grasp of where the market is” and “goes the extra mile to make sure that [clients] have thought through all the issues.” He is recommended by The Legal 500 US (2013-2017), where clients are noted to “have a high degree of trust” in him, citing him as “exceptional on both the financing and the M&A front”,” “great at knowing what terms client[s] want” and an “excellent leveraged finance lawyer.” He has been identified as a “rising star” in private equity by Law360 (2012).

Mr. Ross joined Debevoise in 2005 and became a partner in 2010. He received a J.D. cum laude from Cornell Law School in 1999, an M.A., first class honors, in International Relations from University of Melbourne, Australia in 1997 and a B.A. from Columbia University in 1995.

Jeffrey E. Ross is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Trends in Acquisition Financing Terms (February 2018) - Leveraged Financing 2018, Wednesday, May 02, 2018
Web Segment  Web Segment Financing an Acquisition - Leveraged Financing 2018, Thursday, May 03, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Financing an Acquisition - Financing an Acquisition, Thursday, May 03, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Financing an Acquisition - Financing an Acquisition, Thursday, May 03, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Leveraged Financing 2018, Wednesday, May 09, 2018, New York, NY
Answer Book Chapters  Answer Book Chapters Financing of Health Care M&A Transactions - Health Care Mergers and Acquisitions Answer Book (2018 Edition), Wednesday, July 25, 2018
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