Sidley has been named “Law Firm of the Year” in Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law in the 2022 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.” This is the second consecutive year — and sixth time overall — the firm has won in the category.
The firm's global Investment Funds group has one of the premier private fund practices in the world. The team has organized and provides ongoing representation to hundreds of hedge and other private funds and their managers. Sidley’s private fund clients utilize a wide variety of investment strategies executed in the public and private equities, credit, and derivatives markets and involving other alternative investments. The team provides a full range of legal services to the firm’s private fund clients and regularly counsels fund managers regarding their regulatory and compliance obligations, as well as transactions involving management companies/GP stakes and portfolio investments.