Key Experience

  • Represents private fund managers and investors in fund formation and fund management activities.
  • Advises a wide range of investment funds.

Practice

James Deeken represents private fund managers in fund formation activities and in investments into a wide range of investment funds and preferred equity structures.

Representative Work

  • Advised a private equity manager in the establishment of three successive leveraged buyout funds.
  • Counseled a fund of funds manager in the establishment of three recovery-oriented fund of funds and two successive opportunistic fund of funds with the ability to consummate direct investments.
  • Represented a growth equity manager in the formation of two successive growth equity funds.
  • Assisted an energy fund manager in the formation of two successive energy funds focused on investments in oil and gas working interests.
  • Served as counsel to an international manager in the formation of the world’s first socially focused microinsurance fund.

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Recognition