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Private Funds - Formation

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Amran Hussein ranks prominently in our research into the private funds market, and comes recommended as a "really excellent lawyer" regarding fund formation matters.

Biography

Amran Hussein is a partner in the corporate department and a member of the firm's private funds group. Amran’s practice focuses on the organisation and operation of private investment funds. Amran represents sponsors of a wide range of private investment funds, including buyout funds, growth equity funds, credit funds, distressed funds, hedge funds, hybrid funds and real estate funds. She advises clients on the development, formation, marketing and operation of their funds, as well as on regulatory and compliance matters for funds and their management companies. Her representations have included multi-investor funds, fund-of-ones, separately managed accounts, fund of funds and co-investment funds. Amran’s funds practice has also included private equity fund spin-outs, investment management M&A transactions, secondary transactions and strategic joint venture arrangements.

Amran was named “Best in Investment Funds” at the annual Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Americas Women in Business Law Awards. Recognised by Chambers for her work in private equity funds, Amran is praised as “a wonderful lawyer” by clients who add: “She’s terrific.” Amran was selected as one of the few “Next Generation Lawyers” for investment fund formation and management by The Legal 500, and is described as a “very hardworking lawyer” with “an immense depth of knowledge when it comes to underlying fund documentation and the fundraising marketplace”. According to Who’s Who Legal, Amran is “a go-to lawyer in the funds space”, and she is also recognised as a “Highly Regarded Practitioner” by IFRL1000.

Amran's representative clients include: Avenue Capital; Blackstone/GSO; Clarion Capital; General Atlantic; Grain Management; HPS Partners; Roark Capital; the Sterling Group; TowerBrook Capital; and Värde Partners.

Amran speaks and writes regularly on a variety of topics relating to private funds, including as a panellist at IBA/ABA’s annual international conference on private investment funds in London. Amran was awarded the Africa House Hero Award by New York University Africa House for her advocacy work. She is also on the board of directors of the TEAK Fellowship, a non-profit dedicated to helping talented New York City students from low-income families gain admission to top high schools and colleges.

Private Funds - Regulatory

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Amran Hussein wins endorsements from peers for her deep expertise handling fund formation and related compliance matters.

Biography

Amran Hussein is a partner in the corporate department and a member of the firm's private funds group. Amran’s practice focuses on the organisation and operation of private investment funds. Amran represents sponsors of a wide range of private investment funds, including buyout funds, growth equity funds, credit funds, distressed funds, hedge funds, hybrid funds and real estate funds. She advises clients on the development, formation, marketing and operation of their funds, as well as on regulatory and compliance matters for funds and their management companies. Her representations have included multi-investor funds, fund-of-ones, separately managed accounts, fund of funds and co-investment funds. Amran’s funds practice has also included private equity fund spin-outs, investment management M&A transactions, secondary transactions and strategic joint venture arrangements.

Amran was named “Best in Investment Funds” at the annual Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Americas Women in Business Law Awards. Recognised by Chambers for her work in private equity funds, Amran is praised as “a wonderful lawyer” by clients who add: “She’s terrific.” Amran was selected as one of the few “Next Generation Lawyers” for investment fund formation and management by The Legal 500, and is described as a “very hardworking lawyer” with “an immense depth of knowledge when it comes to underlying fund documentation and the fundraising marketplace”. According to Who’s Who Legal, Amran is “a go-to lawyer in the funds space”, and she is also recognised as a “Highly Regarded Practitioner” by IFRL1000.

Amran's representative clients include: Avenue Capital; Blackstone/GSO; Clarion Capital; General Atlantic; Grain Management; HPS Partners; Roark Capital; the Sterling Group; TowerBrook Capital; and Värde Partners.

Amran speaks and writes regularly on a variety of topics relating to private funds, including as a panellist at IBA/ABA’s annual international conference on private investment funds in London. Amran was awarded the Africa House Hero Award by New York University Africa House for her advocacy work. She is also on the board of directors of the TEAK Fellowship, a non-profit dedicated to helping talented New York City students from low-income families gain admission to top high schools and colleges.

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