Eric Requenez is a partner in Ropes & Gray’s asset management group in New York. He focuses his practice on private funds, representing fund sponsors, distributors, and investors in connection with the formation, structuring, and capitalization of private investment funds as well as other securities offerings, regulatory and compliance matters, transactions and other corporate matters. Eric is recognized by Chambers USA and Chambers Global as a “private equity: fund formation” leader, and his clients have been quoted saying that he is a “very detail-oriented and experienced private fund counsel”, “able to provide valuable insight and guidance on industry standards", they “have an excellent working relationship” and “he is accessible at any time.”

Eric focuses on advising fund sponsors and placement agents in the structuring, negotiation and capitalization of U.S. and non-U.S. private funds, including real estate funds, credit funds, energy funds, infrastructure funds and private equity funds. Eric has significant experience representing sponsors in the formation of open-ended real estate, infrastructure, and other illiquid asset funds. According to Chambers, “He has incredibly strong commercial awareness and offers incredibly insightful solutions to complex matters.”

In addition, Eric counsels clients on the formation of advisory and management entities.

Eric also is a frequent contributor to Private Equity Law Report and served on Law360’s Editorial Advisory Board for Private Equity in 2020 and 2021.

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