Skip to Search
Skip to Main Content
Main Content

Investment Management

Private Funds

  • Overview

We have significant experience organizing and representing domestic and offshore hedge funds, private equity funds, venture capital funds, other private funds and fund sponsors.

Our services include:

Organization and Structure

  • Organization of entities, including preparation of organizational materials such as state filings, operating agreements and partnership agreements
  • Advice on avoiding investment company status under the Investment Company Act of 1940
  • Advice regarding qualification of investors and structuring issues regarding permitted investors
  • Negotiation and documentation of agreements with fund service providers, including investment advisers/fund sponsors, administrators and broker-dealers/finders
  • Advice on investment adviser exemptions, licensing and compliance issues for fund sponsors
  • Consultations and advice on product development and structure, including performance allocation and management fee structures
  • Tax planning and advice
  • Advice on securities law requirements relating to general advertising and solicitation
  • Advice regarding issues under the Commodity Exchange Act, including commodity pool operator and commodity trading advisor registration and exemptions
  • Review and negotiation of prime broker agreements

Offering Documentation

  • Preparation of private placement memorandums, subscription agreements, purchaser questionnaires and related documents
  • Preparation and filing of SEC Form D and state filings

Compliance

  • Advice on general compliance and legal issues arising under state and federal securities laws
  • Preparation and review of compliance procedures

Transactions

  • Private fund-to-registered fund conversions
  • Assistance with negotiation and closing of equity investments in, and mergers and sales of portfolio companies

Learn more about our transactional services.

Get in touch with us:

Please wait while we gather your results.

Subscribe.

Subscribe today to receive firm newsletters and blogs, client updates, seminar announcements, and more according to your preferences and areas of interest.

Disclaimer and Legal Notices

Copyright © 2021 Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.

Attorneys at Law - All rights reserved.

 

Client Login

 

top