Mr Robert Blaustein > Kirkland & Ellis LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Kirkland & Ellis LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10022
United States


Robert Blaustein is a partner in the Investment Funds Practice Group of Kirkland & Ellis LLP and recognized as a global leader in the field of private equity fund matters. Robert focuses his practice on advising private equity sponsors on all aspects of their business including the formation, marketing and management of investment products, the launching of new business lines, firm and fund level strategic transaction, as well as operational, legal and regulatory issues. He has counseled sponsors on funds raising over $50 billion in capital and worked with both sponsors and limited partners on spinout transactions, seed investments, the purchase and sale of minority interests in management companies, and co-investment transactions. Robert also routinely works with sponsors on key firm level issues including succession planning, carry plan structuring and corporate governance matters. Client engagements have included fund formations ranging from $100 million to well in excess of $10 billion, and have included PE, hedge real estate and credit funds.

Representative clients: ACON, Balbec Capital, Caltius Capital, Greenbriar Equity, Mountaingate Capital, Owl Rock, Sentinel Capital, Shorehill Capital, Siris Capital, TZP Capital, Veritas Capital, Warburg Pincus, Welsh Carson and ZMC.