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Private Equity: Fund Formation - Massachusetts
"Mike is thoughtful, knowledgeable, reliable and responsive." "He has an excellent understanding of the private funds market and regulatory landscape." "Mike can clearly articulate key business issues and makes sure we are protected."
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Mike Suppappola is a partner in Proskauer's Private Funds Group who specializes in representing asset managers across the globe in all aspects of their business and operations, with a particular focus on fund formation and the structuring and execution of secondary transactions. Mike also counsels clients on co-investments, portfolio investments and day-to-day operational and regulatory matters.
He advises a broad spectrum of fund sponsors who pursue a variety of strategies and sectors across North America, Europe and Asia, including buyout, private credit, secondaries, distressed and special situations, growth equity, venture capital, real estate and funds-of-funds. After the fundraising period, Mike continues to serve as a trusted adviser throughout the lifespan of a fund, with a focus on general partner and management company internal governance and day-to-day operational issues.
Mike is widely recognized in the private funds industry for his extensive experience in representing secondary fund managers in connection with all aspects of their business, including fund formation, secondary transactions (including GP-led liquidity processes, private tender offers, tail-end sales and preferred equity transactions), primary investments and co-investments.