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John (Sean) Finley

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John (Sean) Finley is a partner in the Investment Funds practice. Sean has extensive experience advising on private fund formation (including hedge funds, private equity funds, hybrid funds, commodity pools and funds of funds) and various legal, compliance and operational matters related to the management and investment activities of such funds and their sponsors and advisers, including SEC and CFTC compliance matters and inspections and the negotiation and documentation of a wide variety of portfolio investments and strategic transactions and relationships (including private equity secondary transactions, asset manager M&A transactions, seeding arrangements, spin-outs, joint ventures and placement arrangements). Sean previously was in‐house counsel with a prominent hedge fund manager.