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Proskauer Rose LLP

11 TIMES SQUARE, NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10036-8299, USA
Tel:
Work +1 212 969 3000
Fax:
Fax +1 212 969 2900
Email:
Web:
www.proskauer.com

Nicole Runyan

Tel:
Work (212) 969-3361
Email:
Proskauer Rose LLP

Work Department

CORPORATE

Position

Nicole Runyan is a partner and member of the Registered Funds team. Nicole covers fund, independent board member, and significant adviser representations. She advises clients on statutory and regulatory matters encompassing fund formation and operation under various federal securities laws. Nicole counsels clients on transactional and regulatory matters. She works with clients on alternative product development, fund marketing and distribution arrangements, development of compliance programs, and internal and third-party fund mergers, liquidations and other restructurings. Nicole regularly counsels clients regarding regulatory issues arising from various alternative investment strategies. Nicole advises various asset managers on forming and operating U.S. advisory businesses.


United States: Investment fund formation and management

Mutual/registered/ exchange-traded funds

Within: Mutual/registered/ exchange-traded funds

Proskauer Rose LLP’s made an entry to the ’40 Act space via a team hire from Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, comprising the lawyers mentioned below. David Stephens and Janna Manes advised Dreyfus Money Market Funds on a restructuring of its funds. Nicole Runyan advised The Swiss Helvetia Fund on several matters involving activist investor Bulldog Investors, including a tender offer and Delaware litigation. Stuart Coleman and Runyan advised Central Park Group Funds on various matters, including a registered fund similar in structure to a typical private equity fund. Gary Granik advised Alger Funds on the acquisition of Weatherbie Capital. Trustee clients include a special committee of the board of trustees of the Carey Credit Income Funds, which Runyan advised on the exit of the business development company’s adviser from the market. The firm also acts for Lazard Funds and Needham Funds. All named individuals are based in New York.

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