Eric Requenez represents private and public investment funds, fund sponsors, investment advisers, investment banks and other financial institutions in connection with the structuring and distribution of investment funds and products, securities offerings, regulatory and compliance matters, transactions and other corporate matters.
In the private fund area, Mr. Requenez advises fund sponsors and placement agents in the structuring, negotiation and capitalization of U.S. and non-U.S. private funds, including private equity funds, hedge funds, hybrid funds, fund-of-funds, real estate funds, energy and infrastructure funds and venture capital funds, as well as the formation of related advisory and management entities.
In the regulated investment company area, Mr. Requenez advises clients in the development, structuring, operation and regulation of closed-end funds, business development companies and mutual funds. He has represented fund sponsors and underwriters in initial public offerings and secondary market financings of closed-end funds and business development companies, including at-the-market, debt, convertible debt and preferred securities offerings.
Mr. Requenez also regularly counsels investment funds and their boards of directors and investment advisers in connection with transactional, regulatory and compliance issues related to the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Volcker Rule, including in connection with mergers and acquisitions.
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