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Investment Funds

Our Investment Funds Practice is global, multidisciplinary and closely integrated with the rest of the Firm. From fund formation to ongoing advice for both registered and unregistered advisors to counseling in corporate financings and mergers and acquisitions, we provide superior advice in both the public and private fund arenas.

Band 1
Band 1 ranking in global-wide Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation by Chambers Global 2008–2023
We have represented many of the best-known investment advisory firms, asset managers and other financial institutions that sponsor a range of funds, including Apax Partners, Blackstone, The Carlyle Group, Centerbridge, Citigroup, CVC, EQT, First Reserve, Hellman & Friedman, KKR, Macquarie, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation, Morgan Stanley, New Mountain, Silver Lake, Stonepeak and TCV. We strive to provide practical, individualized advice to meet the evolving business needs of our investment management clients.
“They are wonderful to work with. They’re smart, efficient and creative in terms of problem solving—we couldn't be happier.”
Chambers USA Investment Funds (quoting a client)

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