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Proskauer Rose LLP

ONE INTERNATIONAL PLACE, 14TH FLOOR, BOSTON, MA 02110-2600, USA
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Work +1 617 526 9600
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Malcolm Nicholls

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Work (617) 526-9787
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Proskauer Rose LLP

Work Department

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Position

Malcolm Nicholls is a partner and a member of the Private Investment Funds Group. With over fifteen years of experience in the private equity field, Malcolm advises private equity fund managers, institutional investors and investment advisors on various issues, including fund formations, secondary transactions, portfolio investments, internal governance and divestments and distributions. Malcolm represents general partners in the formation and maintenance of private equity funds and funds of funds, and institutional investors with respect to their investments across the private equity asset class and with the acquisition and sale of secondary partnership interests.


United States: Investment fund formation and management

Private equity funds (including venture capital)

Within: Private equity funds (including venture capital)

Proskauer Rose LLPprovides substantial senior partner attention proactively’, handling general and limited partner-side work regarding asset classes such as venture capital, traditional buyouts and credit, as well as more exotic ones such as litigation finance. David Tegeler and Michael Suppappola, advised Lexington Partners on forming a $2.5bn fund investing in secondaries; Tegeler also advised Falcon Investment Advisors on launching a $1bn debt fund with a cross-border structure including Brunei and Bermuda. Malcolm Nicholls (who ‘brings a wealth of knowledge and channels it into a very practical business approach’) and Robin Painter advised Adams Street Partners on a range of launches, including funds-of-funds and venture-growth funds. In the venture capital space, Stephen Mears and Matthew McBride advised New Enterprise Associates on forming its 16th fund, which raised $3.35bn, while Howard Beber advised Atomico on creating Atomico IV. Sarah Cherry’s work includes secondaries transactions for major institutional investors. The aforementioned lawyers are based in Boston; however, Chip Parsons and Monica Arora are key names in New York.

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