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Dechert LLP

1095 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK, NY 10036-6797, USA
Tel:
Work +1 212 698 3500
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Fax +1 212 698 3599
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www.dechert.com

Russel G Perkins

Tel:
Work +1 212 698 3852
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Dechert LLP

Work Department

Financial Services and Investment Management

Career

Russel G. Perkins focuses his practice on the private funds industry. He advises fund sponsors, asset managers and institutional investors on a wide variety of fund formation, governance and compliance issues relating to real estate funds, private equity funds, hedge funds, funds of funds, secondaries funds, co-investments and other alternative asset classes.

Education

Harvard University, B.A., 1997, cum laude, Aloian Scholar; University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2000, Articles Review Editor of the Virginia Law Review


United States: Investment fund formation and management

Private equity funds (including venture capital)

Within: Private equity funds (including venture capital)

Dechert LLP has a particular strength in funds subject to European regulation, such as those using Luxembourgish and Irish vehicles. The team advises a number of emerging managers; Carl de Brito in New York and David Vaughan in Washington DC advised Australis Partners on the launch of its first Latin America mid-market fund, which raised $379m, while Vaughan and Russel Perkins in New York advised Bregal Sagemount on a $960m fund formation, the manager’s first fund open to outside capital. Other clients include Barings, Crescent Capital Group and Innovatus Capital Partners.

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