Foley’s Private Funds & Buyout attorneys are experienced in all aspects of forming and operating private investment funds and assisting private fund managers with buyout transactions in operating companies, real estate, and infrastructure, with particular experience in highly regulated sectors.
We understand the private investment funds market trends and issues and work collaboratively with you to achieve your objectives. Foley has represented numerous large institutional investors, reviewing fund documents and their underlying economics for collectively over 300 managers and advising on more than $20 billion in investments annually both in the United States and across the world.
Private fund managers are continuing to invest into highly regulated industries, where every new regulation presents challenges and increased risk for both manager and fund. Our team brings its vast knowledge of fund structures, investment restrictions, and compliance standards to every transaction.
Foley assisted a large and growing international manufacturer with headquarters in Denmark in its January 2019 acquisition of a specialty medical and household products manufacturer with operations in South Carolina.
Counselled a US based specialty chemical company in the November 2018 sale of its Texas operations to a private equity-backed acquired
Foley assisted an internationally recognized media company in its summer 2018 acquisition of a web-based content company a its investments in 2018 into various start-up and emerging companies.
Buyouts: 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.
We also frequently assist emerging managers with fundraising, compliance, and general fund structuring and formation, including offering documents such as private placement memoranda and all necessary governing and life cycle documents.
Our attorneys represent private fund sponsors, including private equity funds, real estate funds, senior debt, and mezzanine funds on buyout transactions of all sizes and across a range of different industries.
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 issues that affect funds, their sponsors, and investors.