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Amran Hussein
Partner

Tel: +1-212-373-3580
Fax: +1-212-492-0580
ahussein@paulweiss.com

Tel: +1-212-373-3580
ahussein@paulweiss.com
New York

1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019-6064
Fax: +1-212-492-0580

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Amran Hussein is a partner in the Corporate Department and a member of the firm's Private Funds Group. Amran’s practice focuses on representing sponsors of private investment funds, including buyout, growth capital and credit funds. She has been recognized as a Law360 MVP in fund formation. She advises clients on the development, formation, marketing and operation of their funds, as well as on structuring economic and governance arrangements for fund managers. She also counsels sponsors on co-investments and a range of secondary transactions. Her representations have included multi-investor funds, fund-of-ones and separately managed accounts. Amran’s funds practice has also included private equity fund spin-outs, investment management M&A transactions and strategic joint venture arrangements.

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

Amran is widely recognized for her achievements by a number of industry publications. She was named MVP in Fund Formation by Law360 and “Best in Investment Funds” at the annual Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Americas Women in Business Law Awards. 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 private equity funds 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.

EXPERIENCE

Amran's representative clients have included:

  • Avenue Capital Group
  • Clarion Capital Partners
  • EagleTree Capital
  • General Atlantic
  • Grain Management
  • HPS Investment Partners
  • Roark Capital Group
  • Sagewind Capital
  • TowerBrook Capital Partners
  • Värde Partners

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.

In 2023, Crain’s New York Business recognized Amran as an “Notable Black Leader,” a recognition awarded to accomplished professionals elevating the Black community in the New York City area. 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.

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