Laura Friedrich, Investment Funds Team Leader, has extensive experience in fund formation, representing both fund sponsors and limited partners. She works with US and international private equity, venture capital and hedge funds and their sponsors, with investments in the US, Latin America, Europe, Africa, India, the Middle East and Asia. Laura leads multibillion dollar fund raisings, as well as more modest fundraising efforts for middle market, regional and sector-specific funds. She represents sponsors across a variety of asset categories, including buy-out, real estate, funds of funds, debt, energy, infrastructure, transportation and media. Laura also provides advice to funds and sponsors on the full spectrum of private equity fund matters, including ongoing business and transactional matters (including co-investments), internal management arrangements and regulatory and compliance requirements.