Ropes & Gray Asset Management Partner Amanda Persaud to Speak at Practising Law Institute on Advanced Issues in Private Funds 2021

June 8, 2021

Ropes & Gray asset management partner Amanda Persaud will be a speaker in the Practising Law Institute’s faculty on Advanced Issues in Private Funds 2021, happening on June 8, via Zoom webcast.

Panel Details
June 8, 2021
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM: Upper Tier: Structures and Considerations

Running a successful private fund business requires paying attention to the way that employees and partners are being promoted, retained, and when necessary, terminated. This session will focus on:

  • Manner in which closed- and open-ended managers structure their upper-tier arrangements
  • Different types of retention mechanisms
    • Long-term equity and incentive plans
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Variability in compensation systems, including how they relate to fund waterfalls
  • Various tax considerations relating to structuring a successful upper-tier entity