Our Fund Formation & Investment Management attorneys are experienced with all aspects of the representation of institutional investors and fund sponsors in connection with fund structure and fund operations, domestically and internationally. We have decades of experience advising some of the most active global sponsors and institutional investors in connection with complex fund structures and investments.
Our attorneys counsel a wide range of clients, including sponsors, investment managers, public and private pension plans, broker-dealers, investment advisers, custodians, and other financial industry service providers. At Foley, we have considerable experience on issues impacting these clients and others with significant fiduciary obligations that may be specified by state or local statutes.
In addition to serving as fund counsel, our practice covers the full range of legal services required to operate a private investment fund or pooled investment vehicle throughout its entire life cycle. We have an active practice in secondary market transactions in fund interests, working for sellers and buyers.
Our experience includes structuring and forming all types of investment funds, including hedge funds, private equity funds, debt funds, real estate funds, and other types of pooled investment vehicles.
Specifically, we advise institutional investors in connection with their investment into private investment funds, separate accounts, co-investment vehicles, single-investor funds, and other private investment opportunities.
Purchases, Sales, and Combinations of Funds and Asset Managers
Our attorneys have broad experience counseling private and registered funds, general partners, investment advisers, and asset managers in connection with a broad range of mergers and acquisition transactions, as well as other strategic and transformational activities.
Our attorneys advise fund sponsors, joint venture partners, and foreign and domestic investors on the real estate, corporate, tax, and securities aspects on a wide range of real estate capital markets transactions.
Registered Funds, Capital Markets, and Financial Products
Foley advises participants in the financial markets, such as broker-dealers, private funds, exchanges, commodities-futures merchants, commodity pool operators, insurance companies, registered investment companies, exchange trade funds and investment advisers.
Our attorneys are highly experienced in state and federal securities law, which enables us to advise fund managers and sponsors on a wide range of increasingly complex regulatory, tax, and other legal issues that affect funds, their sponsors, and investors.