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David J Schwartz

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David Schwartz is a corporate partner and Head of the Investment Management Group. He is also a member of the Private Equity Group. Mr. Schwartz represents sponsors of, and institutional investors in, private investment funds, including buyout, emerging markets, funds of funds, infrastructure, real estate and venture capital funds, as well as separate and other managed accounts. He also advises sponsors and investors in connection with complex secondary transactions, including traditional sales and purchases of fund interests, listed fund transactions, secondary direct transactions, “manager for hire” arrangements, synthetic secondaries, “stapled” primary and secondary transactions and fund recapitalizations and restructurings.” Mr. Schwartz represents numerous private equity clients, including Capital International, Ford Foundation, HarbourVest Partners, Morgan Stanley, Och-Ziff Capital Management and major sovereign wealth funds.