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William D Kerr

Chicago, USA Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Investment Funds: Hedge Funds
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Investment Funds: Hedge Funds - USA

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William Kerr is regarded by sources as an "excellent" lawyer and "a market leader" for hedge funds work. He is valued for his wide knowledge of fund raises, including credit, commingled and single-investor funds.
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Bill Kerr is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and global leader of Sidley’s Investment Funds practice. He represents clients in securities and derivatives-related corporate and regulatory matters, including organization and operation of U.S. and offshore hedge funds, funds of funds, commodity pools, real estate funds and private equity funds, organization, operation and acquisition of investment advisers, commodity pool operators and commodity trading advisers, fund restructurings, structured products, and derivatives documentation and regulation.

Recent representative transactions include: Gresham Partners in connection with the formation of a fund designed to access U.S. and international private equity investment funds and other illiquid equity investments; Magnetar Financial LLC in connection with the formation of three single-purpose energy acquisition vehicles; III Capital Management in the formation of four new credit and rate focused hedge funds; and Deutsche Bank in the formation of a fund focused on energy retrofit investments.

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