Provided by Blayne Grady
Blayne Grady regularly represents private equity fund sponsors in connection with both U.S. and international funds throughout the life cycle of a private equity fund. He also represents registered investment advisers with respect to regulatory compliance, and has significant experience counseling new and emerging managers through the numerous issues that impact a first-time fund sponsor. In addition, he counsels institutional investors in connection with investments in private equity funds, hedge funds and direct co-investments. Blayne brings a breadth of market knowledge to bear in helping clients handle complex fund structuring and negotiation. He handles transactional matters involving private equity fund formation, fund investment, fund manager transactions and seed investments, mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, stock and asset purchases, equity and debt financings, strategic growth opportunities, and exit strategies.
JD, Harvard Law School, cum laude, 2002; BA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, magna cum laude, 1999