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Paul, Weiss Advises Apollo on the Launch of HarbourView Equity Partners

Paul, Weiss advised Apollo Global Management, Inc. in connection with the launch of HarbourView Equity Partners, a global alternative asset manager focused on investment opportunities in the media and entertainment space founded by Sherrese Clarke Soares. Apollo clients and funds will serve as lead investors in HarbourView.

Clarke Soares is a seasoned investor and player in the media and entertainment industries, with 20+ years of relevant industry experience, including stints at CIT, Morgan Stanley and, most recently, as founder and CEO of Tempo Music. Bringing together decades of industry experience and investing expertise and supported by Apollo’s global platform, HarbourView seeks to be the industry standard for excellence and integrity in investing in assets and companies driven by premier intellectual property. The company will bring a fresh take to investment management, built on intellectual curiosity and the desire to defy convention.

The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partners Gregory Ezring, Ross Fieldston, Brad Finkelstein, Robert Zochowski and Matthew Goldstein, and counsel Rosita Lee and David Levine; tax partners Brian Grieve, Brad Okun and Patrick Karsnitz; and intellectual property partner Charles Googe.

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