Key Experience

  • Represents private equity fund sponsors in complex fund structuring and negotiation.
  • Has deep experience in credit fund structuring.
  • Advises fund managers and investors in connection with manager sales.

Practice

Blayne Grady regularly represents private equity fund sponsors in connection with both U.S. and international funds throughout the life cycle of a private equity fund. He also advises registered investment advisers with respect to regulatory compliance. In addition, he counsels institutional investors in connection with investments in private equity funds, hedge funds and direct co-investments.

Representative Work

  • Structured, formed and negotiated a $632 million fund focused on regulatory capital relief transactions on behalf of a fund sponsor.
  • Represented fund sponsors in the structuring, formation and negotiation of a series of investment fund vehicles in connection with a $3.4 billion private equity fund focused on renewable and alternative energy.
  • Advised a private equity fund sponsor in connection with the formation and negotiation of a €2.25 billion investment fund and a €762 million investment fund, each targeting European real estate investments.
  • Counseled a credit fund sponsor in the formation and negotiation of a multijurisdiction, multibillion-dollar series of credit and regulatory capital relief-focused vehicles.
  • Represented a private equity fund sponsor in connection with the acquisition and eventual $790 million sale of a U.K.-based offshore wind turbine installation company.

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