NEW YORK, October 21, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seward & Kissel LLP has received the 2021 "Best Law Firm – Fund Structuring" award from Private Equity Wire. The annual Private Equity Wire US Awards honor providers of services and solutions to the private equity industry who are selected by more than 400 GPs and the broader Private Equity Wire readership. Seward & Kissel was presented the award at a ceremony in New York City on October 20.
"We are honored to be selected as the best law firm for fund formation within the private equity industry. Being recognized by the industry for our ongoing commitment to our private equity clients and the growth of our practice is a testament to our continued dedication to providing clients premier legal services," said Patricia Poglinco and Robert B. Van Grover, co-heads of the firm’s Investment Management Group.
Seward & Kissel is home to one of the largest investment management practices and is recognized for its work with private investment funds of all types. The Firm’s clients include some of the largest institutional fund managers as well as startup and emerging managers across all asset classes and strategies.
"Our private equity clients turn to us for practical, pragmatic advice with respect to all areas of their business – from formation to employment to mergers and acquisitions. We strive to advise private equity managers in an efficient and effective way to help them achieve their long- and short-term business goals," said Joseph Morrissey, partner in the Investment Management Group.
"We always make a conscious effort to try to anticipate our clients’ needs and disseminate responses to their questions through different and far-reaching distribution channels, in addition to focused, individual outreach, and we feel strongly that our client service differentiates us. We’re excited that our efforts are resonating," added Kevin Neubauer, partner in the Investment Management Group.
The full list of this year’s winners can be found here.
About Seward & Kissel LLP
Seward & Kissel LLP, founded in 1890, is home to one of the largest investment management practices and is recognized for its representation of both large, institutional private funds as well as emerging managers across all asset classes and strategies including hedge, private equity, private credit, venture capital/growth equity, secondaries, real estate and other real asset classes. Our attorneys represent fund sponsors, their portfolio companies, and their institutional investors. We provide counsel on fund formation, management company structuring, investor negotiations, and portfolio company transactions. Working closely with the Firm’s other practice areas, such as taxation, business transactions, trusts & estates, litigation, and ERISA, we advise our clients with respect to all their business and legal needs. As active participants in the asset management industry, we are at the forefront of the legal, regulatory, and business trends affecting private fund sponsors.
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