Schulte Roth & Zabel International (SRZ) announces the addition of Emily Brown as a partner in the Investment Management Group, resident in the firms London office. Ms. Brown joins the firm from Macfarlanes.
Ms. Brown advises private equity and venture capital sponsors on fundraising, managed accounts and the capital-raising process, as well as on executive and employee co-investment arrangements, and the wider elements of operating a private funds business. With broad expertise across fund jurisdictions, including the United Kingdom, Luxembourg and the Channel Islands, she advises both sponsors and major institutional investors on a wide range of matters in the investment fund sphere, including fund formations, fund investments and co-investments. In addition, Ms. Brown regularly represents major institutional investors in relation to complex fund investments, separate managed accounts, anchor fund commitments and co-investments across a broad range of asset classes.
Josh Dambacher commented, We are excited to have Emily join us. Her specialised experience further strengthens our offering and capabilities. Christopher Hilditch noted, Emily is well versed in the complex issues surrounding private funds. She will be a valuable resource to our global client base. Mr. Dambacher and Mr. Hilditch serve as co-heads of SRZs London office.
We are pleased to have Emily at SRZ. She is an excellent addition to our London office and she joins a team recognised for its market-leading expertise, said Alan S. Waldenberg, chair of the firms Executive Committee.
SRZ has a premier funds practice, having served as longtime counsel to leading firms in the private equity and hedge fund space. The 2018 Preqin Global Private Equity & Venture Capital Report ranked SRZ among the Leading Law Firms in Fund Formation and The Hedge Fund Journal named SRZ the The Leading Global Law Firm 2018. SRZ is the only law firm with first-tier rankings for its hedge fund practice in the United Kingdom and the United States across all of the major ranking publications, including Chambers UK, Chambers Europe, Chambers USA, Chambers Global, The Legal 500 UK and The Legal 500 US.
In addition, SRZ provides clients with key resources on timely topics. The firm sponsored AIMAs MiFID2 A Guide for Investment Managers and partnered with Activist Insight and Okapi Partners to publish the 2018 Shareholder Activism Insight report.
Schulte is well known for its sophisticated funds practice and global clientele. I am delighted to be working alongside these highly respected lawyers, said Ms. Brown, who received her B.A. from New College, University of Oxford.
About Schulte Roth & Zabel
Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP (www.srz.com) is a full-service law firm with offices in London, New York and Washington, DC. As one of the leading law firms serving the financial services industry, the firm regularly advises clients on corporate and transactional matters and provides counsel on regulatory, compliance, enforcement and investigative issues. The firms practices include: bank regulatory; bankruptcy & creditors rights litigation; blockchain technology & digital assets; broker-dealer regulatory & enforcement; business reorganisation; complex commercial litigation; cybersecurity; distressed debt & claims trading; distressed investing; education law; employment & employee benefits; energy; environmental; finance; financial institutions; hedge funds; individual client services; insurance; intellectual property, sourcing & technology; investment management; litigation; litigation finance; mergers & acquisitions; PIPEs; private equity; real estate; real estate capital markets & REITs; real estate litigation; regulated funds; regulatory & compliance; securities & capital markets; securities enforcement; securities litigation; securitisation; shareholder activism; structured finance & derivatives; tax; and white collar defence & government investigations.
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