Services for Investment Funds

We provide legal support for private equity and other investment funds, as well as both registered investment advisers and exempt reporting advisers. We handle fund formation and the drafting of various legal agreements necessary to run a fund, including subscription agreements and LP/LLC agreements.

We have experience preparing all of the SEC filings and other required (and recommended) disclosures relevant to your fund. Whether your fund invests in public companies, other funds, securities, derivatives, private companies, or emerging industries such as the cannabis industry or cryptocurrencies, our team has the experience you need. Our attorneys will ensure that you and your fund remain compliant with SEC and other U.S. and non-U.S. laws and regulations, allowing you to focus on your fund investment strategy.

Focus Areas

  • Fund formation and ongoing legal compliance for hedge funds, private equity funds, real estate funds, VC funds
  • Broker-Dealer, Investment Advisers and Exempt Reporting Advisers registration and ongoing compliance
    Limited Partner Representation
  • Drafting and negotiation of Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Advice relating all aspects of securities laws and regulations applicable to investment funds

Representative Matters

  • Prepared and negotiated formation documentation for numerous domestic investment funds
  • Prepared documents for a Cayman master-feeder fund
  • Prepared and filed Form ADV for investment advisers
  • Prepared and submitted numerous SEC filings such as Schedule 13G and Form 13H for private equity firms across the United States
  • Prepared and reviewed non-disclosure agreements on behalf of major private equity firms in the United States and Canada
  • Prepared finder’s fee agreements for private equity firms
  • Served as primary outside counsel to investor consortium; prepared and negotiated investment fund documentation, including private placement memorandum, limited partnership/liability company agreements, subscription agreements, and side letters
  • Reviewed and negotiated side letters and revisions to fund documentation from the perspective of limited partners
  • Prepared and reviewed Code of Ethics, WISPs, and other required and recommended documents for numerous investment advisers
  • Represented FinTech company in formation of a fund for its customers
  • Prepared formation documents for private equity funds targeting cannabis companies in Colorado