Dee Anne Sjögren is co-leader of the firm’s private funds practice. She represents investment funds and investment advisers with respect to fund formation, fund management and regulatory compliance. Her fund clients regularly include private equity, venture capital and real estate fund, hedge funds and funds of funds. She has substantial experience creating 3(c)(1) and 3(c)(7) private investment funds and 3(c)(5) private real estate funds. She also organizes mutual fund trusts and multi-series trusts, prepares and files SEC registration statements, and provides ongoing regulatory advice as trust counsel and as independent counsel to the independent trustees.
Dee Anne represents institutional investors, including corporate and government pension plans, retirement systems and foundations in negotiating investments in alternative assets, including private equity, venture capital and hedge funds, and other private funds that invest in derivatives, real estate, commodities, leveraged buy-outs and distressed debt. She reviews and negotiates investment management agreements with third party money managers, ISDA and futures commission merchants agreements and schedules, and securities lending and repurchase agreements with banks on behalf of institutions.
Her practice also includes representing broker-dealers, fee-only financial planners and discretionary asset management firms regarding SEC, FINRA and state registration, regulatory, compliance and enforcement matters.