NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP ("SRZ") is pleased to host its inaugural Private Equity: Fund and Deal Terms Conference on Thursday, October 17 in New York. Topics will include developments in marketing fund terms, mid-market deal terms, planning for general partners and general trends in the financing markets. Participants attending the conference are leading professionals from all areas of private equity including in-house counsel, investment professionals, investors, investment bankers and placement agents. The event is invitation only.
“Negotiating the terms of a private equity fund is a collaborative effort. At this conference, we will discuss current trends in fund and deals terms and how to best meet the complex needs of fund sponsors and investors in every phase of the fund, from formation to operation”
Conference speakers include SRZ partners Stephanie R. Breslow, Robert Goldstein, Robert B. Loper, Omoz Osayimwese, Ronald B. Risdon, David E. Rosewater, Phyllis A. Schwartz, Joseph A. Smith and Shlomo C. Twerski. SRZ's highly regarded practitioners represent some of the most active and influential private equity firms worldwide.
"Negotiating the terms of a private equity fund is a collaborative effort. At this conference, we will discuss current trends in fund and deals terms and how to best meet the complex needs of fund sponsors and investors in every phase of the fund, from formation to operation," said Ms. Breslow, co-head of SRZ’s investment management group, a member of the firm's executive committee and co-author of Private Equity Funds: Formation and Operation (Practising Law Institute).
"We have advised clients on hundreds of middle market private equity transactions and helped engineer many of the highest-profile private equity deals in recent years," added Mr. Goldstein, an SRZ partner recognized by The Legal 500 United States as a leading lawyer for private equity transactions. "We are excited to share the deep knowledge that comes with such experience by participating in these discussions on strategic approaches to successful dealmaking."
Alan S. Waldenberg, chair of the firm's executive committee and chair of the tax group, commented, "The premier private equity firms rely on Schulte Roth & Zabel because we have a long history as dedicated, practical business lawyers who successfully represent our clients in some of the most sophisticated commercial transactions."
SRZ is recognized as one of the top law firms in the private equity industry by DowJones Private Equity Analyst. The annual "Most Active Law Firms" survey recognizes the leading law firms that work on private equity and venture capital fund formation, as well as private equity and venture capital transactions.
About Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP (www.srz.com) is a full-service law firm with offices in New York, Washington, D.C. and London. As one of the leading law firms serving the financial services industry, the firm regularly advises clients on corporate and transactional matters, as well as providing counsel on regulatory, compliance, enforcement and investigative issues. The firm's practices include investment management; M&A securities & capital markets; litigation; employment & employee benefits; business reorganization; environmental; finance; individual client services; intellectual property, sourcing & technology; real estate; regulatory & compliance; structured products & derivatives; and tax.