Schulte Roth & Zabel (SRZ) is hosting its 7th Annual Private Equity Fund Conference today in New York. With a market-leading funds group, SRZ advises many of the most prominent firms in the private equity space. The conference will cover the “State of the Industry,” “GP/LP Perspectives” and “Dealing with Conflicts.” The event is by invitation only.
Headlining the event are SRZ lawyers Stephanie Breslow, Marc Elovitz, David Nissenbaum, Omoz Osayimwese, David Passey, Phyllis Schwartz and Joseph Smith. They will discuss the following specific topics: key issues on terms; considerations when negotiating fund agreements; tax updates; conflicts of interest involving a fund’s operations; and regulatory and compliance risks, among others.
“Conflicts of interest and evolution of market terms for private equity funds are just a few of the many issues we will address at today’s conference,” commented Ms. Breslow, co-head of SRZ’s Investment Management Group. “Private equity funds are also seeing new opportunities. The types of strategies pursued by private equity sponsors are expanding, including increased activity in the credit fund space,” added Mr. Smith.
“We are pleased to present our 7th Annual Private Equity Fund Conference, featuring some of the most experienced private equity lawyers in the industry,” commented Alan Waldenberg, chair of SRZ’s Executive Committee.
SRZ is recognized as the preeminent law firm for private investment funds. The lawyers advise private equity firms on every aspect of running their businesses spanning a wide variety of investment strategies. The firm counsels on the structuring of funds and formation of management entities, the representation in negotiations with investors and representation in connection with their transactions. SRZ’s dedicated regulatory and compliance practice is highly regarded for its great depth and is one of the largest teams in the industry. Renowned for their thought leadership in this area, SRZ partners authored the key industry treatise Private Equity Funds: Formation and Operation (Practising Law Institute).