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The Joint Venture Alchemist provides insight and analysis from Ankura’s JV and Partnerships Practice. To stay up to date with the latest JV news, trends, and analysis, you can also subscribe to our monthly newsletter.

Ankura’s JV and Partnerships Practice has been the #1 ranked global advisor on JVs and partnerships since 2017. Formerly Water Street Partners, we have advised clients around the world on more than 400 joint venture and partnership situations over the last decade, including on transactions valued at more than $700 billion. Our work covers negotiating and structuring new joint venture and partnership transactions; improving and restructuring the governance and other aspects of existing ventures; and supporting companies in managing their portfolios of joint ventures and partnerships.

Some 70% of our work is outside of the United States or involves cross-border partners.

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No. 1 ranked global advisor on JVs and partnerships since 2017


$700 billion in transactions advised on


400+ client engagements since 2008 including 200+ transformation deals


200+ articles, including in Harvard Business Review and McKinsey Quarterly


70% of work is outside the US or involves cross-border partners

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