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Olga Gutman
Partner
 
425 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017 
 
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Phone: +1-212-455-3522
Fax: +1-212-455-2502
Frequently in demand as a lecturer before professional groups on private investment, Olga Gutman is an authority on hedge funds, private equity funds and investment management matters. She regularly represents sponsors of such private equity and hedge funds as AlpInvest, CIFC, Citigroup, Coatue Management, CVC Credit Partners, Grosvenor Capital Management, Intermediate Capital Group, MatlinPatterson Global Advisers, New Holland Capital, Palladium Equity Partners, Portfolio Advisors, Spring Mountain Capital, Tiger Management and TSG Consumer Partners. She additionally advises clients on strategic investments (including secondary transactions) and M&A transactions executed by asset management firms.

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Work Highlights
  • Portfolio Advisors in the establishment of the $740 million PADCOF II Direct Credit Fund 
  • CVC in the establishment of the approx. $721 million (€650 million) CVC Credit Partners Global Special Situations Fund
  • TSG Consumer Partners in the establishment of its seventh fund, the $2.5 billion TSG7
  • Advising on a transaction involving over 140 separate fund interests from over 70 different sponsors
  • Representing a founder of a large hedge fund in a restructuring of the asset management firm in connection with an acquisition by a strategic investor
  • Palladium Equity Partners in the establishment of the $1.14 billion Palladium Equity Partners IV
  • Ferrer Freeman & Company in its structured secondary transaction with Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners for a Ferrer-managed healthcare focused private equity fund
  • Blackstone in its acquisition of GSO Capital Partners, and GSO in the establishment of a $3.25 billion private equity fund, Blackstone/GSO Capital Solutions Fund
  • Grosvenor Capital Management in its acquisition of CFIG from Credit Suisse
Education
  • Cornell Law School, 2001 LL.M
    International Law
  • Cornell Law School, 1997 J.D.
    Olin Scholar
  • Yeshiva University, 1994 B.A.
    magna cum laude; Dean's List; Wall Street Journal Award for Excellence in Economics
Admissions
  • New York 1998

Olga Gutman is a Partner at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, where she is a member of the Corporate Department. Olga specializes in hedge funds, private equity funds and investment management matters. She regularly represents sponsors of private equity and hedge funds including AlpInvest, CIFC Corp., Citigroup Alternative Investments, Coatue Management, CVC Credit Partners, Grosvenor Capital Management, Intermediate Capital Group, MatlinPatterson Global Advisers, New Holland Capital, Palladium Equity Partners, Portfolio Advisors, Spring Mountain Capital, Tiger Management and TSG Consumer Partners. She additionally advises clients on strategic investments (including secondary transactions) and M&A transactions executed by asset management firms.

Olga is a frequent lecturer before professional groups on private investment funds. She has been recognized as a leading lawyer in Investment Funds: Hedge Funds by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2008–2017). She was also named a recommended lawyer in The Legal 500 United States and The International Who’s Who of Private Funds Lawyers. Olga received her J.D. in 1997 from Cornell Law School, where she was an Olin Scholar, and her LL.M. in International and Comparative Law in 2001, also from Cornell. She received her B.A., magna cum laude, from Yeshiva University in 1994, receiving the Wall Street Journal Award for Excellence in Economics.

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