Free Online Workshop: 

Legal Aspects of Structuring Private Equity Funds

This presentation will explore the fund structures utilized by private equity funds, the factors they consider and what they aim to accomplish.

Join us online on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 1:00 - 2:00 PM EDT.

Fill out the form on the right to register to the webinar.

Key takeaways:

  • How does/should strategy dictate structure?
  • Structuring to accommodate preferred or expected investor base.
  • Do investors care about a fund’s structure?


Jonathan Bray - Senior Associate Private Funds Group, Clifford Chance.

Jonathan advises fund managers on the structuring and establishment of private funds, negotiations with investors, and the establishment of carry and co-investment schemes. He also has experience advising institutional investors on the legal and commercial implications of investments in private funds.


Howard  J. Beber - Partner Corporate Department and co-head of the Private Funds Group, Proskauer

His practice focuses on representing private equity funds and institutional investors on a broad range of issues including fund formations, secondary transactions and portfolio investments. Howard has been an active member of the Private Investment Funds industry for many years. He is frequently invited to speak at major industry events and has authored numerous articles regarding managing and investing in private investment funds. Howard is a contributing author to “The Business of Venture Capital,” a leading book on the venture capital industry.


Kelly DePonte - Managing Director, Probitas Partners

Kelly has more than thirty-eight years of industry experience and is responsible for Probitas Partners’ research. Prior to joining Probitas Partners, Kelly was Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director at Pacific Corporate Group (“PCG”), a leading provider of alternative investment advisory, management and consulting services.

Robert Blaustein, P.C.
Robert Blaustein - Partner in the Investment Funds Practice Group of Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Robert focuses his practice on advising private equity sponsors on all aspects of their business including the formation, marketing and management of investment products, the launching of new business lines, firm and fund level strategic transaction, as well as operational, legal and regulatory issues.