Private Funds & Investment Management

We focus on

Comprehensive legal services to a diverse range of private fund sponsors, investors, and managers. We advise and represent clients on fund-level and manager-level matters, as well as other matters involving investment and financial products. We prepare or review the organizational documents of hedge funds, private equity funds, venture capital funds, real estate partnerships, and other special-purpose pooled investment vehicles.

Our practice’s lawyers pride themselves on a deep understanding of the private fund industry, providing informed and practical advice to our clients. Our lawyers possess extensive knowledge of the industry's legal, regulatory, and commercial aspects, enabling us to offer sophisticated legal counsel tailored to each client's specific needs and objectives. Our services provide personalized solutions tailored to meet our clients' distinctive requirements, considering key factors, including investment strategies and relevant regulatory mandates.

Our Services

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About our services
Fund formation and structuring
Private placement memoranda and offering documents
Compliance with applicable laws and regulations
Investment and co-investment transactions
Transactions for investment managers

Fund strategies

Our firm has experience working with fund managers launching a variety of strategies, including:

  • Hedge funds
  • Private equity funds
  • Venture capital funds
  • Credit funds
  • Real estate funds
  • Crypto and digital asset funds
  • Special purpose vehicles (SPVs)
  • Incubator funds

Recent Transactions

Private Funds & Investment Management

Represented a fund manager in the formation of a $200 million+ evergreen private credit fund

Private Funds & Investment Management

Represented technology-focused venture capital fund in formation and its $25 million offering

Private Funds & Investment Management

Served as co-counsel on acquisition of a software company operating out of India for cash and stock consideration.

"I wish we had found the Riggs Davie team at the beginning of our start-up journey; we couldn’t ask for better partners to lead us through the process."

Founder and CEO, Care Eco Corp.

"The team is practical, hard-working, responsive, and smart —all the things we wanted in counsel for this transaction."

"I recommend them highly to anyone seeking corporate legal guidance."

Executive Vice President, Christine Valmy Inc.

"They cut through the BS and explain the legal situation in a way that makes sense so that I can make the decision that makes the most sense for the business."

Founder and President, Amity Holdings LLC dba Medicore

"Their level of expertise in the startup and venture world has made a huge difference for us."

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