I am an experienced private funds lawyer, delivering knowledgeable, practical and efficient solutions to private fund managers.
Robert Sawyer’s practice focuses on investment advisers and private investment funds, including private equity, venture capital and hedge funds. Client services also include fund formation, structuring of management entities and regulatory compliance matters, including registration and reporting requirements under the Investment Advisers Act, exemptions from the Investment Company Act of 1940 and private offering regimes under the Securities Act of 1933.
Robert has significant experience in formation and structuring of domestic and offshore private funds and management vehicles across a variety of asset classes and investment strategies. Robert works closely with clients to deliver knowledgeable, practical and efficient fund formation and compliance solutions to private funds managers amidst the evolving legal landscape governing private funds. In addition, his financial counsel includes advising funds and managers in structuring and negotiation of investments and financing transactions.
For private equity managers seeking to operate a small business investment company (SBIC), Robert advises as to all aspects of fund formation, licensure with the U.S. Small Business Administration and compliance with applicable regulations governing SBICs.