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 buyout funds, growth equity funds, credit funds, distressed funds, hedge funds, hybrid 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.” Amran was selected as one of the few Next Generation Lawyers for investment fund formation and management by The Legal 500, described 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.
Amran's representative clients include:
- Avenue Capital Group;
- Blackstone/Blackstone Credit;
- Clarion Capital Partners;
- General Atlantic;
- Grain Management;
- HPS Investment Partners;
- Roark Capital Group;
- The Sterling Group;
- TowerBrook; and
- Värde Partners.
Amran speaks and writes regularly on a variety of topics relating to private funds, including as a panelist at IBA/ABA’s Annual International Conference on Private Investment Funds in London. 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.