Amran Hussein is a partner in the Corporate Department and a member of the firm's Private Funds Group. Amran’s practice focuses on the organization and operation of private investment funds. Amran represents sponsors of a wide range of private investment funds, including private equity funds, growth equity funds, credit funds, hedge funds, hybrid funds, infrastructure funds and real estate funds. She advises clients on the development, formation, marketing and operation of their funds, as well as on regulatory and compliance matters for funds and their management companies. Her representations have included multi-investor funds, fund-of-ones, separately managed accounts, fund of funds and co-investment funds. Amran’s funds practice has also included private equity fund spin-outs, investment management M&A transactions, secondary transactions and strategic joint venture arrangements.
AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
Amran is widely recognized for her achievements by a number of industry publications. She was named “Best in Investment Funds” at the annual Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Americas Women in Business Law Awards and one of Crain’s New York’s “Notable Women in Law” in 2020. Recognized by Chambers for her work in private equity funds, clients praise Amran as “a wonderful lawyer; she’s terrific” and a “very polished, smart and efficient lawyer who has a good range of experience.” Amran was selected as one of the few Next Generation Lawyers for investment fund formation and management by The Legal 500, describing her as a “very hardworking lawyer” with “an immense depth of knowledge when it comes to underlying fund documentation and the fundraising marketplace.” According to Who’s Who Legal, Amran is “a go-to lawyer in the funds space,” and she is also recognized as a Highly Regarded Practitioner by IFLR1000 and one of Lawdragon’s 500 Leading Dealmakers.
Amran's representative clients include:
- Avenue Capital Group
- Clarion Capital Partners
- EagleTree Capital
- General Atlantic
- Grain Management
- HPS Investment Partners
- Roark Capital Group
- Sagewind Capital
Amran speaks and writes regularly on a variety of topics relating to private funds, including as a panelist for a number of programs hosted by the International Bar Association/American Bar Association and Practising Law Institute.
Amran was awarded the Africa House Hero Award by New York University Africa House for her advocacy work. She is also on the board of directors of The TEAK Fellowship, a non-profit dedicated to helping talented New York City students from low-income families gain admission to top high schools and colleges.