Mr Christopher Wells > Proskauer Rose LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Proskauer Rose LLP
11 TIMES SQUARE
NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10036-8299
United States
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Position

Christopher Wells is a partner and head of the Hedge Funds Group. Chris advises hedge funds, funds of funds and other pooled investment vehicles and their managers on all aspects of fund formation, operations and compliance. Chris has organized on-shore and off-shore funds using a wide range of investment and trading strategies. He has been active in the formation of funds offered to investors in multiple jurisdictions, and in the development of tax-efficient management structures for U.S. and non-U.S. investment managers. Chris frequently speaks at conferences on investment funds and money managers, and has authored various articles.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Investment fund formation and management > Alternative/hedge funds

Christopher Wells heads the practice at Proskauer Rose LLP, which has particular strength in handling work for institutional investor clients. Wells led the advice to Dynamic Beta Investment on the sale of a minority equity interest in the firm to iM Global Partner, while Michael Mavrides advised Digital Asset Custody Company on the launch of its digital asset custodial business. Robert Leonard has solid experience in fund seeding deals. Tax expert Amanda Nussbaum is also a name to note. Other clients include Graham Capital Management, Silvercrest Asset Management and Appaloosa Management. The team is based in New York.