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Provided by Edward D Sopher

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Edward Sopher is Co-chair of the Investment Funds practice. He represents private investment funds, including private equity, hedge, real estate and distressed investment funds, and funds of funds in their organisation, operation, regulatory compliance, and investment activities. He represents investment managers and sponsors of these funds, as well as institutional and seed investors and joint venture partners. He is also active in secondary transactions involving fund and direct interests, and M&A, financing and other transactions involving investment management firms.

Professional Memberships

New York Bar; Solicitor, England & Wales; Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

Personal

BA, Cambridge University, 1982; MA, Cambridge University, 1985.

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Private Equity: Fund Formation - USA
2
Band 2

Edward Sopher is very well regarded for his work establishing co-investment, credit and real asset funds, as well as funds of funds.
"Edward has great practice in secondaries." "He's very experienced and I hold him in high regard."

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