Ilya represents private equity funds and other financial investors in transactional matters across all stages of the investment lifecycle, including leveraged buyouts, co-investments and other minority investments. He focuses his practice on regularly representing a number of private equity and other alternative investment funds in all aspects of their investment activities, including Bregal Partners, Stellex Capital Management, The Carlyle Group and The Wicks Group of Companies, among others.

He also represents public and private companies, including portfolio companies of financial sponsors and SPACs, in a range of complex business transactions including acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures and other business combination and recapitalization transactions. He regularly represents clients across a variety of industries, including TMT, business services, consumer goods and services, industrials and manufacturing, energy and infrastructure, food, agriculture, education, healthcare and life sciences. 

Ilya also represents sponsors, secondaries firms and investors in connection with GP-led secondary transactions such as multi and single asset continuation funds and other complex secondary transactions.