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Client News

Paul, Weiss Secures Landmark Appellate Win in $50 Billion Lawsuit Against Blackstone at Kentucky Supreme Court

Paul, Weiss won a landmark victory on July 9 on behalf of The Blackstone Group and Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM) in a $50 billion derivative claim brought by beneficiaries of Kentucky’s public pension fund.

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Publications

PE Fundraising at a Glance (2Q 2020)

In our inaugural PE Fundraising at a Glance, we look at the latest quarterly trends on global and U.S.-based private equity fundraising. During the second quarter of 2020, the fundraising market was markedly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, slowing fundraising and driving some GPs to look to credit market products to meet their fund’s financing and liquidity needs.

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Client News

Apollo Closes on $1.75 Billion in Commitments for Dislocated Credit Fund

As publicly announced, Paul, Weiss advised Apollo Global Management, Inc. in the fundraising and final closing of its dislocated credit offering, Apollo Accord Fund III B.

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Events

Udi Grofman Chairs New PLI Program for Private Fund Attorneys

Corporate partner Udi Grofman will chair a new Practising Law Institute (PLI) program, “Advanced Issues in Private Funds,” which will be broadcast as a live webcast on June 9.

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Publications

Funds Group COVID-19 Alert and Survey of Private Equity Fund Terms Published in PEI

An article by the Private Funds group was published in a special issue of Private Equity International focused on COVID-19 impacts. The article, first issued as a Paul, Weiss memo, discusses proactive steps and protective measures that private equity funds should consider in navigating the impacts of the coronavirus outbreak

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Publications

COVID-19: Certain Consideration for Open-Ended Fund Managers; Looking at 3/31, and Beyond

As financial markets continue to exhibit extreme volatility as a result of COVID-19, related macro factors and oil price movements, managers of hedge funds, as well as other open-ended and evergreen funds, should assess challenges and vulnerabilities to their businesses, as well as potential opportunities.

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Publications

Paul, Weiss Article on Private Equity Fundraising Trends Featured in American Investment Council Newsletter

The February 28 newsletter by the American Investment Council, a leading private equity advocacy and resource organization, featured an article by corporate partners Marco Masotti and Conrad van Loggerenberg and associate Victoria Forrester.

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Publications

Udi Grofman Quoted in Article on the Coronavirus and Hedge Fund Diligence

Corporate partner Udi Grofman was extensively quoted in a recent article on FundFire, “Hedge Fund Diligence Questions Skyrocket During Coronavirus.”

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Client News

EagleTree Holds Final Closing of EagleTree Partners V

Paul, Weiss advised EagleTree Capital LP in the formation of its latest flagship private equity fund, EagleTree Partners V.

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Client News

Värde Partners Holds Final Close of Flagship Fund

Paul, Weiss advised longtime firm client Värde Partners, Inc. on its latest flagship fund, The Värde Fund XIII.

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Publications

Private Funds Regulatory Compliance Calendar 2020

The 2020 Private Funds Regulatory Compliance Calendar covers certain (but not all) regulatory obligations of a typical U.S.-based private fund adviser.  

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Publications

Amran Hussein Featured in Private Equity Law Report on the Evolution of LPACs

Corporate partner Amran Hussein was featured in a two-part Q&A in Private Equity Law Report.

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