Fund Formation and Legal Structuring (Coming Soon)

COVERING: Private Equity, Legal Structures

1 Module (approx. 1h)

Review the meaning of Private Investment Funds and the difference from Hedge Funds. Learn about fund structuring for the funds, general partner, management company, and fund vehicle and fund terms.

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Howard J. Beber

Howard Beber

Howard J. Beber is a partner in the Corporate Department and co-head of the Private Funds Group, which is recognized by Chambers GlobalChambers USA and US Legal 500. His practice focuses on representing private funds sponsors in all aspects of their business, including fund formation and ongoing operations and internal structuring and compliance. His practice includes buyout, growth equity, venture capital, private credit, secondary and fund-of-funds, ranging from some of the largest and well known sponsors in the industry to newly-formed managers.

He advises clients on a broad range of secondary transactions, including the acquisition and sale of partnership interests, tender offers, preferred equity financings, continuation funds,  fund restructurings and other GP-led transactions, and has worked with several management teams on large spin-out transactions. Howard routinely represents some of the most active institutional and fund-of-fund investors when investing in venture capital, growth equity, buyout, private credit and other private investment funds, as well as co-investment transactions.

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.

Sean Spence

Sean Spence

Sean is an associate in the Corporate Department and a member of the Private Funds Group. He advises U.S. and international investment fund sponsors in connection with fund structuring and formation, internal governance and regulatory compliance.  His practice covers multiple fund sectors and strategies, including real estate, energy and infrastructure, buyout, credit and emerging markets funds.

Additionally, Sean advises a diverse group of institutional investors and sovereign wealth funds in connection with their global alternative investment strategies, including negotiating investments in primary and secondary transactions across a variety of vehicles and asset classes.

Sean serves on the Firm’s New York Hiring Committee and is co-chair of the Firm’s Black Lawyer Affinity Group.

Prior to joining Proskauer, Sean was an associate in the investment funds group at White & Case LLP.