Finn Dixon & Herling provides a broad range of legal services to hedge funds, private equity funds, other investment funds and their investment managers. Our fund attorneys draw on decades of collective experience to provide legal services with a high level of sophistication. Our extensive knowledge of the hedge fund and private equity industries, as well as extensive industry contacts, enable us to provide clients with insights on industry trends and current market/business practices, and to approach client-servicing from a perspective that takes into account the business realities that our clients face. Each client relationship is approached on an individualized basis, taking into account the specific circumstances applicable to the client as well as the client’s expressed needs and preferences.
Firm attorneys have collectively represented hundreds of funds. The firm represents fund managers located in the U.S., Canada, Europe and Asia, with assets under management ranging from less than US$100 million to more than US$10 billion. Among the strategies employed by firm clients, are:
Finn Dixon & Herling represents funds and fund managers employing a wide variety of legal structures and implicating a broad range of regulatory considerations. In addition, our attorneys have frequently represented clients in connection with innovative and cutting-edge fund products (e.g., ERISA funds, insurance-dedicated funds, multi-manager platforms, hybrid fund products, collective investment trusts). In this regard, our fund attorneys work closely with the firm’s other practice groups, in particular: Private Equity, Mergers & Acquisitions, Banking and Finance, Tax, Employment Law and Regulatory & Enforcement.
We advise clients with respect to all U.S. legal aspects of fund formation, including:
We advise clients with respect to a variety of post-formation legal matters, including: