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Market-leading legal knowledge for global investment funds

We’re invested in your success. Because we work with an extensive array of both leading sponsors  and limited partners, we are able to help you anticipate market trends while acting responsibly in the global marketplace.

Our top-ranked Investment Management and Funds team focuses on your long-term goals by helping you plan, organize and operate your investment management business in a manner best suited for your particular needs. 

Each year we close more than 2,000 fund investments for many of the world’s leading private and institutional investors, and we’ve helped hundreds of fund sponsors form numerous funds of all types. Our clients include institutional investors, investment management firms, banks and insurers, alternative and UCITS investment managers, real estate managers and operators, hedge fund sponsors, and venture capital firms.  

“DLA Piper’s greatest strengths are their breadth of expertise spanning the globe, as well as their capabilities on both the LP and GP side of investment fund practice.”

Client, Legal 500

We’re recognized for our results – globally, Chambers ranks our investment funds practice first in investor representation, and as a top firm in private equity fund formation. 

DLA Piper has one of the largest investment management and funds practices in the world, with lawyers dedicated to investment management and funds across key global jurisdictions, including New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Austin, Dallas, Seattle, Philadelphia, Boston, Los Angeles, London, Luxembourg, Ireland and Hong Kong. We’re positioned to guide you at every stage of the fund lifecycle.  


To find out how we have delivered for our clients, visit our Institutional Investors and Investment Management and Fund Sponsors pages. 



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