John B. Ayer

Partner

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  • JD, Stanford Law School, 1987
  • BA, summa cum laude, Colby College, 1984

Qualifications

  • Massachusetts, 1987
  • IFLR1000 (2018) 
  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2014-2017) 
  • The Best Lawyers in America (2014-2018)
  • Legal 500 (2013-2017)
  • BTI Consulting Client Service All-Star (2009)

John B. Ayer

Partner

John serves as co-head of the firm’s private investment funds group.

For private fund sponsors, John acts in a range of matters related to fundraising, governance, organizational structure and internal operations. In addition, John assists clients with the negotiation, structuring and execution of transactions and with portfolio company matters.

Experience

  • Altamont Capital
  • Atairos Group
  • Castanea Partners
  • CCMP Capital Advisors
  • Cove Hill Partners
  • CSL Capital Management
  • Dragoneer Investment Group
  • Neuberger Berman Alternatives
  • Sands Capital
  • Strategic Value Partners
  • Teays River Investments
  • Thomas H. Lee Partners
  • TPG Capital

Publications