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Your global partner throughout the fund lifecycle

Successful representation of investment managers and fund sponsors takes knowledge and experience – across legal disciplines and geographies.

Based in key jurisdictions around the world, including New York, Dallas, Chicago, Austin, San Francisco, Seattle, Philadelphia, Boston, Los Angeles, London, Luxembourg, Ireland and Hong Kong, we’re positioned to guide you at every stage of the fund lifecycle. 

The effective formation and management of investment funds means navigating the complex interaction between international and domestic tax, corporate, and securities law – including the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, and the Investment Company, Investment Advisers and Securities Exchange Acts. 

We’ve helped hundreds of fund sponsors form many hundreds of funds. Of all sizes, in a wide range of industries, and across the full spectrum of business strategies and asset types. 

Our clients include investment management firms, alternative asset groups of international financial institutions, privately held advisors with billions of dollars under management, smaller investment firms, and emerging managers. We’re particularly recognized for our high-quality advice on real estate, energy, and infrastructure funds, and our ground-breaking work on credit funds. 

“They have a deep bench of experienced individuals and a wealth of knowledge from the broad base of clientele.”

Client, Chambers

With our leading Investor Representation group representing clients with trillions of dollars under management and completing over 2,000 fund investments annually, we’ll give you unparalleled insights into current investment fund terms and future trends.  

We support you throughout the full fund lifecycle. From structuring, establishment, marketing, and advising with respect to daily operations through wind-up – we provide global coverage for all of your fund-related needs. 

We can also help you with managed accounts and other custom investment products; house arrangements, carry/performance compensation splits and sharing, and employment issues; sponsor seed and stake investments; and investment advisor M&A and joint venture transactions. 

Wherever your fund, whatever its strategy and however large, we have the market knowledge and technical experience to provide first-class, seamless support. 

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