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Jeffrey E. Ross

Jeffrey E. Ross

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

New York, NY, USA


Jeffrey Ross is a corporate partner and a member of the firm’s Finance and Private Equity Groups. His practice focuses on complex acquisition and leveraged financings such as the $3.2 billion acquisition of Emergency Medical Services Corporation by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, the $2.7 billion acquisition of Local TV Holdings by Tribune Company and the $5.9 billion acquisition of King Digital by Activision Blizzard. Mr. Ross is ranked as a leading lawyer by Chambers USA (2014-2015), which describes him as a “responsive,” “smart” and “very creative and commercial” advisor, who “goes the extra mile to make sure that [clients] have thought through all the issues.” He is recommended by The Legal 500 US (2013-2015), 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” and an “excellent leveraged finance lawyer.” He has been identified as a “rising star” in private equity by Law360 (2012).

Mr. Ross publishes frequently on legal matters related to finance topics. Recent articles include “Alternative Leveraged Lending Structures And Limitations,” Law360 (June, 2015); “SunGard 2.0,” The M&A Lawyer (2014); “Del Monte: Staple Remover?” The Deal Pipeline (2012); and “Some Pitfalls In Financing Carve-Outs,” The Deal (2012). He is also an Editor of the Debevoise & Plimpton Private Equity Report; and a contributing author to the annual Health Care Mergers and Acquisitions Answer Book (Practising Law Institute, 2015). Mr. Ross is a guest lecturer on leveraged finance in a course entitled Private Equity Playbook at Cornell Law School.

Mr. Ross joined the firm 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:
Web Segment  Web Segment Financing an Acquisition - Leveraged Financing 2017, Thursday, May 04, 2017
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Dealing with Existing Debt in Leveraged Transactions (February 2017) - Leveraged Financing 2017, Thursday, May 04, 2017
Second Circuit Lifts Cloud of Uncertainty Over Bond Restructurings (February 2017) - Leveraged Financing 2017, Thursday, May 04, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Financing an Acquisition - Financing an Acquisition, Thursday, May 04, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Financing an Acquisition - Financing an Acquisition, Thursday, May 04, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Financing an Acquisition - Financing an Acquisition, Thursday, May 04, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Leveraged Financing 2017, Friday, May 12, 2017, New York, NY
Answer Book Chapters  Answer Book Chapters Financing of Health Care M&A Transactions - Health Care Mergers and Acquisitions Answer Book (2017 Edition), Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Leveraged Financing 2018, Wednesday, May 02, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Leveraged Financing 2018, Wednesday, May 02, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Leveraged Financing 2018, Wednesday, May 02, 2018, Philadelphia, PA
Leveraged Financing 2018, Wednesday, May 02, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA
Leveraged Financing 2018, Wednesday, May 02, 2018, Atlanta, GA
Leveraged Financing 2018, Wednesday, May 02, 2018, Mechanicsburg, PA
Leveraged Financing 2018, Wednesday, May 02, 2018, Cleveland, OH
Leveraged Financing 2018, Wednesday, May 02, 2018, Boston, MA
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