Mr Howard Beber > Proskauer Rose LLP > Boston, United States > Lawyer Profile

Proskauer Rose LLP
BOSTON, MA 02110-2600
United States
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Howard J. Beber is a partner in Proskauer’s Corporate Department and co-head of the Private Funds Group. His practice focuses on representing private funds sponsors in all aspects of their business, including fund formation and ongoing operations and internal structuring and compliance. His practice includes buyout, growth equity, venture capital, private credit, secondary and fund-of-funds, ranging from some of the largest and well known sponsors in the industry to newly-formed managers.

He advises clients on a broad range of secondary transactions, including the acquisition and sale of partnership interests, tender offers, preferred equity financings, continuation funds, fund restructurings and other GP-led transactions, and has worked with several management teams on large spin-out transactions. Howard routinely represents some of the most active institutional and fund-of-fund investors when investing in venture capital, growth equity, buyout, private credit and other private investment funds, as well as co-investment transactions.

Howard has been an active member of the Private Investment Funds industry for many years. He is frequently tapped to weigh-in as an industry expert and has been invited as a guest speaker at Harvard Law School and on a panel mentoring members of the Young Jewish Professionals association, amongst other major industry events. Howard has also authored numerous articles regarding managing and investing in private investment funds, and is a contributing author to “The Business of Venture Capital,” a leading book on the venture capital industry.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Investment fund formation and management > Private equity funds (including venture capital)

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Howard Beber – Proskauer Rose LLP

Proskauer Rose LLP‘s leading multi-disciplinary team is widely known for its sole focus on representing the most notable private funds and their advisors. Over a recent  twelve month period alone, the department raised over 300 funds and bespoke investor vehicles of all types – representing over $115bn in target commitments – and assisted with more than 640 primary investments and co-investments. The group advises a significant segment of the secondary market and is an extremely active participant in the credit fund space, as well as fielding dedicated specialists in US and UK regulatory, compliance and enforcement matters with a nexus to private investment funds. Leadership of the practice is split between the Boston and New York offices; Howard Beber, Robin Painter and David Tegeler are based at the former location, while Monica Arora oversees matters from the latter. The US offering is also able to leverage the firm’s international presence – which spans key locations in London, Hong Kong and Sao Paolo – to provide a seamless service to global clients.