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Andrea Schwartzman

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Andrea Schwartzman is a partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins and global Co-chair of the Investment Funds Practice. Ms. Schwartzman advises private fund sponsors, institutional investors and investment advisors on a broad range of issues, including the structuring of investment funds, portfolio investments, internal operations and regulatory compliance.

United States: Investment fund formation and management

Private equity funds (including venture capital)

Within: Private equity funds (including venture capital)

Latham & Watkins LLP’s bicoastal team covers a range of formation work in areas including traditional buyout funds and energy-focused funds. In the New York office, Andrea Schwartzman handled the formation of Great Hill Equity Partners VI, which hit its $1.5bn hard cap in one closing. Also in New York, Kathleen Walsh assisted VMG Partners with forming its fourth fund, which raised $550m for low- to mid-market buyouts in the fast-moving consumer goods arena, and counsel Matthew Chase advised ONCAP on forming ONCAP IV, a buyout fund targeting mid-market companies. Barton Clark in Washington DC advised Riverstone Holdings on forming a $5bn fund investing in the energy and power business. In California, Nadia Sager, who divides her time between San Diego and Los Angeles, advised Mountain Capital, a new manager formed by Apollo alumnus Samuel Oh, on its $622m debut fund. Latin America is another area of expertise for the team.

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