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Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP

101 PARK AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY 10178-0061, USA
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Carl Ruggiero

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Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP

Work Department

Investment Management


Carl A. Ruggiero advises on all legal aspects of alternative investment management, with respect to hedge and private equity funds.

Mr. Ruggiero offers strategic advice to clients on the structuring of funds. He has experience in all aspects of structuring, documenting and operating offshore investment funds and U.S. private investment funds, including hedge funds, private equity funds, venture capital funds, feeder funds and fund of funds, leveraged buyout funds and other pooled investment management vehicles.

He also counsels U.S. and international clients on the U.S. Securities Laws, the Investment Company Act and the Investment Advisers Act  as they relate to private funds.

Mr. Ruggiero is recommended in Legal 500 USA 2013 for United States: Investment fund formation and management. He currently serves on the Stanford Law School Dean’s Advisory Council as well as other Stanford boards.


English; Italian; French


Stanford Law School, J.D.; New York University, B.S. magna cum laude

United States: Investment fund formation and management

Private equity funds (including venture capital)

Within: Private equity funds (including venture capital)

Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP's team is 'very knowledgeable and professional', and has been kept busy advising fund investors and sponsors on fund formation, launches and regulatory matters, among other areas. Carl Ruggiero continues to advise Merrill Lynch on the compliance and operation of a number of feeder funds, while Shaun Reader handled the formation and launch of the i80 Fund, an open-ended fund focusing on investment in loans; the fund has a $100m target. Sovereign wealth funds are another area of strength for the firm. Other clients include Brevet Capital Management, United Gulf Bank, Livingston Securities and HBM Partners. The team is located in New York.

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