“ Fund managers increasingly want to have either multiple classes within one private fund vehicle or multiple lines of product available to investors. ”
Ira Kustin is a partner at in the Investment Management group at Paul Hastings, primarily advising investors in, and sponsors of, complex hedge, private equity and credit funds. His client base includes both well-established advisers and start-up managers, focusing on their operations and regulatory compliance matters. He regularly counsels private fund advisers on international investment platforms. He has written and been quoted in several advising and investing articles. His writings have been published in such notable publications as the Hedge Fund Law Report, Law 360, and Asset Management Intelligence. His most recent article “How Private Fund Managers Can Prepare for a Potential Downturn, published in 2019 by the Hedge Fund Law Report, advises managers of private funds to shift their focus from day-to-day to more long-term operations should the U.S. or global economy plummet. He also frequently speaks on panels and at conferences across the world.