With one of the preeminent investment management practices, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leader in the secondaries transactions market, working with buyers, sellers and sponsors to create liquidity solutions for investors in alternative assets. Akin Gump’s global private funds liquidity solutions practice has a proven record of advising funds seeking to maximize value as they wind down operations, divest business lines or recapitalize their portfolios.
Our experience spans all asset classes, including private equity, real estate, credit, venture capital, energy/renewable energy and hedge. We have a dedicated team of lawyers around the world focused on liquidity solutions transactions who advise many of the world’s premier secondaries funds, institutional investors and investment managers in their secondary market transactions, including:
- Purchases and sales of LP interests
- GP-led fund restructurings and recapitalizations
- Synthetic/structured secondaries
- Fund tender offers
- Secondary direct transactions
- Preferred equity and other financing transactions
- Management spin-outs
- Stapled deals, strip sales and annex funds
- Formation of secondaries funds.
We have advised on some of the industry’s largest and most transformative transactions, which, together with our long-standing relationships with key intermediaries, provides us with unique insights into the market and the ability to execute transactions of all shapes, sizes and complexity anywhere in the world.