Sidley’s award-winning Investment Funds group provides top-tier service to all aspects of the private funds industry. Chambers USA has awarded the group top band rankings in Hedge Funds every year since 2008. Sidley has also been named “Law Firm of the Year” in Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law in U.S. News – Best Lawyers 2022 “Best Law Firms.”
We have organized and provide ongoing representation to hundreds of funds of funds and their managers. Our funds of funds clients range from those who are involved with broad-based, multi-strategy and multi-manager funds to funds with more focused funds tailored to specific strategies with a smaller numbers of managers.
We provide a full range of legal services to our funds of funds clients, including advice on legal structure and other formation issues, securities and derivatives regulatory matters, business term alternatives, marketing arrangements, trading documentation, exchange listing, internet usage and tax and ERISA matters. We also advise with respect to credit facilities and derivatives and exchange traded overlay programs (such as portable alpha programs) and other structures.