Amanda Persaud is a partner in the asset management group in New York. Her practice focuses on the formation, fund raising and operation of U.S. and international private investment funds, including private equity funds, real estate funds, hedge funds, credit funds and other alternative asset classes such as special situations, mezzanine/distressed debt and hybrid funds.

Amanda has led numerous fund raises for prominent U.S. and international sponsors of private investment funds. She regularly advises on a wide range of governance, operational and regulatory matters affecting sponsor clients. She has significant experience advising sponsor clients in structuring and reorganizing private investment funds as well as assisting them with internal compensation and management arrangements.

Amanda’s work in asset management M&A includes negotiating and structuring spin-outs of, strategic investments in, and sales of, alternative asset management businesses and regularly providing fund-related advice with respect to portfolio acquisitions and dispositions.

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