Private Fund Formation

Riggs Davie assists a wide range of clients who offer or otherwise deal with investment opportunities and products. We advise and represent clients on investment company, investment adviser, and broker-dealer regulatory issues, and 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. We counsel clients on such issues as:

  • Hedge fund, private equity fund, and venture capital fund structuring and formation
  • Investment adviser formation and registration
  • Investment Advisers Act and Investment Company Act compliance
  • Broker-dealer compliance
  • Transactions with seed capital investors
  • Restructuring funds
  • Investment adviser mergers and acquisitions
  • Negotiating and drafting contracts with service providers