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Proskauer Rose LLP

Private Equity: Fund Formation

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What the team is known for

Maintains an outstanding reputation as a go-to firm in the alternative asset marketplace, acting for investors and sponsors. Represents leading clients in sophisticated transactions, both in the USA and throughout the world. Recognized in particular for its experience representing venture capital firms across the technology and life sciences sectors. Also able to advise on the full range of regulatory matters affecting players in the private funds space.

Strengths

"Proskauer Rose provides first-rate client service - the team is smart, practical and responsive."

Work highlights

Proskauer Rose advised Flagship Pioneering on the formation of Fund VII.

Notable practitioners

David Tegeler 's practice features a notable focus on the formation of funds structured to acquire secondary interests.

Galen Lewis regularly advises leading clients on the formation of equity and debt funds.

Howard Beber maintains a broad-based formation practice that includes the structuring of both buyout and venture capital funds.
"Howard is highly skilled in the area and is a great lawyer."

Michael Suppappola advises international investment management groups, independent managers of funds and leading global investment advisers on fund formation, primary fund investments and complex secondary transactions.
"Mike is thoughtful, knowledgeable, reliable and responsive." "He has an excellent understanding of the private funds market and regulatory landscape." "Mike can clearly articulate key business issues and makes sure we are protected."

Robin Painter advises leading private equity and venture capital clients. She has particular expertise in fund formation, along with primary investments and secondary transactions.
"Robin is a strong lawyer with strong commercial instincts."

Stephen Mears is highly regarded for his work with leading private equity sponsors.
"He's a great attorney."

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Overview

Comprehensive solutions for private fund managers, sponsors and investors globally

We offer a full suite of services for the private funds industry, with a market-leading global team who are exclusively dedicated to advising private funds and their advisers, and institutional investors across the asset classes.

Our cross-border team of over 170 lawyers spanning offices in the U.S., UK, Asia and Latin America includes specialists in tax, ERISA, regulation, financial services, employment, insurance, fund finance, litigation and risk management who understand the unique technical and commercial issues relevant to private equity fund managers.

We advise across the asset class on the full range of matters going beyond fund formation and fund raising. We also have particular expertise with the complexities involved in structuring and negotiating secondary transactions and fund restructurings as well as acquiring and selling portfolios of partnership interests, including some of the largest bulk sales. We also represent a range of global institutional investors on their alternative investment programs.

The diverse nature of our practice gives us unmatched insight into market trends, developments, terms and conditions. Our deep interdisciplinary knowledge of legal issues, awareness of the regulatory environment and appreciation of the special considerations of our clients' businesses enables us to identify efficient business solutions for our clients.

Private Equity: Fund Formation

Proskauer Rose LLP

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Location

One International Place

Boston

Massachusetts

USA

MA 02110-2600

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Private Equity: Fund Formation


David W Tegeler
Band 2
Galen R. Lewis
Band 4
Howard J. Beber
Band 2
Michael Suppappola
Band 4
Robin A Painter
Star Individuals
Stephen Mears
Band 2