Sidley Austin has appointed Anthony Norris and Christopher Rile as partners in the firm’s global M&A and Private Equity practice in New York.

They join from Ropes & Gray LLP, where they have been longtime partners in the firm’s private equity transaction group.

Norris and Rile represent leading private equity sponsors on mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, joint ventures, preferred equity investments, securities offerings, and other significant transactions. Mr. Norris focuses on industries such as healthcare, software, and technology. Mr. Rile will focus his practice on representing private equity sponsors and public and private businesses in a wide range of industries such as healthcare and life sciences, software and technology, consumer and distribution, financial services, industrials, business services, and professional sports.

“Anthony and Chris will be great additions to our rapidly growing premium private equity practice,” says Dan Clivner, co-leader of the firm’s global M&A and Private Equity practice. “Their decades of experience and superior relationships will be valued by the firm and our clients as we continue the expansion of our private equity capabilities in New York and globally.”

Read more/Source: Private Equity Wire