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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

David Stephens

Tel:
Work (212) 969-3357
Email:
Proskauer Rose LLP

Work Department

CORPORATE

Position

David Stephens is a partner and a member of the Registered Funds team. David has particular expertise in matters arising under the Investment Company Act. David’s experience covers virtually all types of investment companies, including registered and unregistered, open-end and closed-end, ETF’s, and master-feeder funds, as well as funding vehicles for insurance products.


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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