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Rony L. Rothken
 

Rony L. Rothken

Partner
 
425 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017 
 
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Phone: +1-212-455-3807
Fax: +1-212-455-2502

Rony Rothken focuses on the organization, structuring and operation of a broad range of closed-end and open-end private investment funds across multiple asset classes, including buyout, real estate, credit, secondaries, infrastructure, energy and hedge funds.  In addition to traditional fund formation initiatives, Rony advises clients on a wide variety of fund-related matters, including separate accounts and other customized arrangements, joint ventures, co-investments, GP-led secondary transactions, strategic “minority stakes” transactions involving alternative investment firms and internal sponsor arrangements. He also regularly advises clients on compliance with the Investment Advisers Act, the Commodity Exchange Act and other regulatory compliance matters. Rony’s experience includes representing Blackstone, Calera Capital, CVC Credit Partners, Grosvenor Capital Management, Intermediate Capital Group (ICG) and Stonepeak.

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Work Highlights
  • Blackstone Real Estate in multiple fundraisings, including the establishment of the €9.8 billion Blackstone Real Estate Partners Europe VI and various co-investment vehicles, separate accounts and customized arrangements
  • Blackstone Credit in the establishment of GSO European Senior Debt Fund II and various co-investment vehicles, separate accounts and customized arrangements
  • Blackstone in its acquisition of DCI
  • ICG in multiple fundraisings, including the establishment of the $2.4 billion ICG Strategic Equity Fund III and the $1.35 billion ICG North American Private Debt Fund II and various co-investment vehicles, separate accounts, customized arrangements and fund transactions
  • CVC Credit Partners in the establishment of its inaugural $721 million global distressed debt fund and the ongoing operation of its global credit opportunities hedge fund
Education
  • Fordham University School of Law, 2012 J.D.
    magna cum laude; Order of the Coif; Wilkinson Scholar; Mary Daly Scholar; Fordham Law School Prize; Fordham University School of Law Writing Award; Moot Court
  • George Washington University, 2009 B.A.
    magna cum laude
Admissions
  • New York 2013

Rony Rothken focuses on the organization, structuring and operation of a broad range of closed-end and open-end private investment funds across multiple asset classes, including buyout, real estate, credit, secondaries, infrastructure, energy and hedge funds. 

In addition to traditional fund formation initiatives, Rony advises clients on a wide variety of fund-related matters, including separate accounts and other customized arrangements, joint ventures, co-investments, GP-led secondary transactions, strategic “minority stakes” transactions involving alternative investment firms and internal sponsor arrangements. He also regularly advises clients on compliance with the Investment Advisers Act, the Commodity Exchange Act and other regulatory compliance matters. 

Rony’s experience includes representing Blackstone, Calera Capital, CVC Credit Partners, Grosvenor Capital Management, Intermediate Capital Group (ICG) and Stonepeak.

Notable work highlights include representing:

  • Blackstone Real Estate in multiple fundraisings, including the establishment of the €9.8 billion Blackstone Real Estate Partners Europe VI and various co-investment vehicles, separate accounts and customized arrangements
  • Blackstone Credit in the establishment of GSO European Senior Debt Fund II and various co-investment vehicles, separate accounts and customized arrangements
  • Blackstone in its acquisition of DCI
  • ICG in multiple fundraisings, including the establishment of the $2.4 billion ICG Strategic Equity Fund III and the $1.35 billion ICG North American Private Debt Fund II and various co-investment vehicles, separate accounts, customized arrangements and fund transactions
  • CVC Credit Partners in the establishment of its inaugural $721 million global distressed debt fund and the ongoing operation of its global credit opportunities hedge fund

Rony received his J.D., magna cum laude, in 2012 from Fordham University School of Law, where he was a Wilkinson Scholar, Mary Daly Scholar and recipient of the Fordham Law School Prize. He graduated, magna cum laude, from George Washington University in 2009. Rony is admitted to practice in New York.

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