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Michael Wolitzer

New York, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Private Equity: Fund Formation
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Private Equity: Fund Formation - USA - Nationwide

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Michael Wolitzer is highly proficient in establishing private equity funds including credit and real asset funds.
"He is very talented, very smart and understands the business side for clients." "He knows the market and the players extremely well. He is very commercial and will come up with solutions that balance the problems and will cut through the thicket."
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Head of Investment Funds Practice, focusing on private fund formation and other facets of "alternative asset management." Represents some of the largest and most well-known sponsors of private investment funds, including Ares, Blackstone, Centerbridge, Lexington, Patria, Silver Lake Partners and Sixth Street Partners. Also has represented global financial institutions in the establishment of their employee investment programs; been involved in acquisitions of and investments in private investment firms; and represented buyers, sellers and sponsors in the secondary sale of private fund interests, GP-Led Secondaries and other secondary private equity transactions.

Career

Partner, 1998.

Professional Memberships

New York State Bar Association; Private Investment Fund Forum; PLC Cross-border Private Equity Handbook, Editorial Board; Association of the Bar of the City of New York; American Bar Association.

Personal

J.D., Columbia Law School, 1989 (James Kent Scholar; Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar); A.B., Duke University, 1986 (magna cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa).

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Michael Wolitzer

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