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Winston & Strawn LLP

101 CALIFORNIA STREET, 39TH FLOOR, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94111, USA
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Michael Wu

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Winston & Strawn

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United States: Investment fund formation and management

Private equity funds (including venture capital)

Within: Private equity funds (including venture capital)

Winston & Strawn LLP’s team, which has a particular strength in credit funds, has grown following the recruitment of a team from Chadbourne & Parke - including ‘excellent transactional lawyerScott Naidech - prior to Chadbourne & Parke’s absorption by Norton Rose Fulbright. New York-based Naidech continues to advise WAMEX Private Equity Management - most recently on launching its third fund, which is Mexico focused. In Chicago, Bradley Mandel handles credit fund work. Jay Gould and Michael Wu, both of whom are based in San Francisco, ‘get ten out of ten - they are simply the best - the most flexible and informed attorneys a business owner could ask for’; the pair advised Audax Group and Orbis Asset Management on lending funds. In the buyout space, Brian Kozlowski in Chicago advised Frontenac on forming a $325m fund targeting middle-market deals in consumer sectors; in the same office, Andrew McDonough has venture capital expertise. New York-based funds regulatory lawyer Beth Kramer is also a key name. Other areas of work include secondaries transactions.

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