Shahmoon & Ellisen’s Investment Management practice benefits from the substantial experience of the firm’s co-founders. Eli Shahmoon has served as chief operating officer for an international long-short equity fund with over $2 billion in assets under management, and acted as general counsel for a New York based hedge fund specializing in quantitative trading strategies. Hays Ellisen has represented clients organizing a variety of investment funds, including funds financing securities purchases through the Federal Reserve's Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility.
Our experience with the issues facing investment funds and investment managers makes Shahmoon & Ellisen a premier small-law firm investment management practice. We provide fast, responsive, and efficient counsel to clients structuring hedge funds, private equity funds and other investment funds, and assist funds with ongoing regulatory advice. We offer a full range of legal services to investment managers, from start-up to on-going compliance and investment issues.
Our Investment Management practice represents domestic and foreign investment funds in a full range of services, including:
Advising on fund formation and management company structure
Preparing the funds’ organizational and offering documents
Negotiating agreements with brokers, administrators, custodians and other service providers
Advising on and making filings with applicable regulatory authorities
Assisting with investor due diligence inquiries
Counseling on investment issues, including public and private acquisitions, joint ventures, mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures
Guiding clients through the capital raising process