- Fund structuring
- Financing transactions
- Derivatives and structured products
- Broker-dealer registration
- Federal and state investment adviser registration
- Partnership and limited liability company law
- Regulatory and administrative compliance
- Investor suitability standards
- Marketing and reporting guidelines
- Public and private equity and debt investments
- PIPE transactions
- Commodity trading
- Compliance and trading issues
- Hedge fund activism
- Employee benefits
- Intellectual property protection
- Confidentiality agreements
Lowenstein Sandler's Investment Management Group provides a full range of legal services to leading hedge funds, private equity funds, distressed debt funds, credit funds, venture capital funds, real estate funds, funds of funds and other pooled investment vehicles, as well as to investment advisers, commodity pool operators, commodity trading advisers, broker-dealers and institutional investors. Our worldwide clients include more than 200 domestic and international investment funds, with assets under management ranging from $100 million to more than $25 billion.
We are consistently selected as one of the preeminent investment management practices in the United States, including by Best Law Firms, published by U.S. News and Best Lawyers, The Best Lawyers in America, which named the group's Chair the 2014 Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity "Lawyer of the Year", Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and The Legal 500, which this year noted that our team "always understands the issues at hand, responds very quickly and is able to suggest creative solutions to issues that are often very complicated" and is led by "simply the best attorney in this area anywhere in the United States."
The members of Lowenstein Sandler's Investment Management Group are leaders in a number of professional associations that are important to the investment management industry. These include, among others, the Managed Funds Association, The Wall Street Hedge Fund Forum and the International Swaps and Derivatives Association. In addition, the members of the Investment Management Group are noted authors on important industry topics and featured speakers at industry events.
In addition to our Investment Management practice, Lowenstein Sandler is noted for its mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and securities, litigation, venture capital, bankruptcy, intellectual property, employee benefits & executive compensation, real estate, specialty finance, banking and tax practices. We take an interdisciplinary approach to advising our clients. Frequently, the attorneys in the Investment Management Group work in tandem with attorneys in these other areas to assure our clients that their varied legal and business needs are fully addressed.
We invite you to learn more about our specialty practices within the Investment Management Group:
Fund Formation and Private Offerings; Ongoing Fund Representation
Derivatives and Structured Products
Mergers and Acquisitions/Private Equity/Capital Markets
Regulatory and Compliance
BD Registration 101: A Primer on Broker-Dealer Registration (Winter 2013)
Regulatory & Compliance Overview: Summer 2012