John B. Ayer

Partner

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

Qualifications

  • Massachusetts, 1987
  • Financial Times Innovative Lawyers (2018) – Honored for developing an innovative fund structure for a new private equity firm.  
  • IFLR1000 (2018-2019) 
  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2014-2019) 
  • The Best Lawyers in America (2014-2019)
  • Legal 500 (2013-2018)
  • BTI Consulting Client Service All-Star (2009)

John B. Ayer

Partner

John is a partner in the firm’s private investment funds group. He has more than thirty years experience advising fund sponsors in a wide range of matters related to fundraising, governance, organizational structure and internal operations.

He is currently co-head of the firm’s private equity industry group and was previously co-head of the firm’s private investment funds group.

Experience

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

Publications

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