Katherine Waite

Associate

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  • JD, Vanderbilt University Law School, 2010; Associate Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review
  • BA, magna cum laude, Boston College, 2005

Qualifications

  • Massachusetts, 2010

Katherine Waite

Associate

Katie joined Ropes & Gray in 2010 and is an associate in the hedge funds practice group. Katie has experience in representing investment advisers, hedge funds, private equity funds and institutional investors on a variety of transactional and regulatory matters.

Experience

  • Representation of start-up hedge fund sponsors on the structuring, launch and operation of domestic and offshore private funds.
  • Representation of hedge fund and private equity fund sponsors in connection with the structuring and formation of new management companies and hedge funds.
  • Representation of investment advisers with respect to the maintenance of various hedge funds and compliance-related issues.
  • Representation of investment funds in connection with the negotiation of derivatives and trading agreements, including ISDA Master Agreements, prime brokerage relationships and triparty custodial agreements.
  • Representation of large institutional investor regarding investments in third party hedge funds and private equity funds.
  • Representation of established seed fund platform in negotiating revenue sharing arrangements with third party hedge fund managers.