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Lindsey L. Wiersma
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New York, NY 10019-6064
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Lindsey L. Wiersma is a partner in the Corporate Department and a member of the firm's Private Funds Group. Lindsey focuses her practice on the organization and operation of a variety of private investment funds, including buyout funds, hedge funds, hybrid funds, distressed funds, credit funds, structured product funds, co-investment funds and funds of funds. In addition to advising on a wide range of fund formation issues, she also advises fund managers on regulatory issues, management company “upper tier” arrangements, investment management M&A transactions, seeding arrangements and secondary transactions.

EXPERIENCE

Lindsey's private investment fund formation clients have included:

  • Acrew Capital
  • Apollo Global Management
  • Brighton Park Capital
  • CIM Group
  • Clearlake Capital Partners
  • Davidson Kempner
  • Foresite Capital
  • Hutchin Hill Capital
  • KPS Capital Partners
  • LNK Partners
  • NMS Capital
  • NovaWulf
  • Oak Hill Capital
  • Oaktree Capital Management
  • OceanSound Partners
  • P2 Capital Partners
  • Precision Capital
  • Reservoir Capital
  • Sageview Capital
  • Sixpoint Partners
  • Strategic Value Partners
  • Stronghold Resource Partners
  • TowerBrook Capital Partners
  • Trilantic Capital Partners
  • Varagon Capital Partners
  • Wellspring Capital Management
  • XN LP

Lindsey also has experience with transactions involving sales, purchases and joint ventures of alternative investment managers. Her past representations include:

  • Oak Hill Capital in a strategic minority investment by Stonyrock Partners
  • KPS Capital Partners in its sale of a minority interest to Dyal Capital Partners
  • Moelis & Company / Gracie Credit Opportunities
  • Oak Hill Investment Management / Bank of America joint venture in Conversus Capital

Lindsey regularly attends and speaks at industry conferences and panels. In 2022, she co-chaired Practising Law Institute’s 23rd Annual Private Equity Forum, and she has also participated in events hosted by American Investment Council and the Women’s Private Equity SummitThe Legal 500 deemed Lindsey a “Recommended Lawyer” in both private equity and alternative/hedge funds, and Chambers USA recognized Lindsey as an “Up and Coming” industry leader in private equity fund formation, with clients highlighting that she is “an all-around superstar.”

Lindsey serves on the New York City Bar Association’s Committee on Investment Management Regulation. Lindsey served as a notes editor for the Duke Law Journal.

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