ALYSSA A. GRIKSCHEIT, a partner in the New York office, has a diverse corporate practice that currently emphasizes complex transactions and alternative investment funds. Her experience also includes private equity and hedge funds, mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances and restructurings. Ms. Grikscheit is fluent in Spanish and French and has extensive experience in international transactions, particularly those involving Latin America and other emerging markets such as China and India.
Ms. Grikscheit represents domestic and foreign clients making cross-border investments. She also represents buyers and sellers, including private equity funds and their portfolio companies, in acquisitions, dispositions, strategic alliances, restructurings and financings, including transactions in regulated industries such as the health care, pharmaceutical, energy, telecommunications and defense industries. In addition, Ms. Grikscheit represents sponsors of alternative investment funds in fund formation and other aspects of their operations. Such funds have included distressed debt, energy, real estate opportunity, agribusiness, microfinance and emerging market funds.
Ms. Grikscheit is ranked in Chambers Global, Chambers USA and Chambers Latin America.
Ms. Grikscheit actively represents a nonprofit organization in establishing and capitalizing microfinance institutions in underserved emerging markets on a pro bono basis.
ADMISSIONS & CERTIFICATIONS
- The University of Michigan Law School (J.D., 1994, cum laude)
- College of Europe, Bruges (M.A., 1991)
- Harvard University (A.B., 1990, magna cum laude)