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Marco V. Masotti

Marco V. Masotti

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

New York, NY, USA


Marco V. Masotti is recognized as one of the country’s leading lawyers in the alternative asset management industry. In 2016, he was named as one of four lawyers in the nation as an Asset Management MVP by Law360. Marco currently serves as Co-Chair of the Private Investment Funds Forum and Chair of the Private Investment Funds Subcommittee of the International Bar Association. He is the former Chair of the Committee on Private Investment Funds of the New York City Bar.

EXPERIENCE

Marco advises a wide variety of investment funds, including private equity funds, credit funds, hedge funds, hybrid funds, seed capital funds, real assets funds and funds of funds. Marco represents some of the largest and most well-known alternative asset managers, including Apollo, Avenue, Blackstone/GSO, Clearlake, General Atlantic, Harvest, KKR, KPS, Oak Hill, Oaktree, Reservoir, Roark, Värde and Wellspring. In addition, he is a corporate adviser to many founders of alternative asset managers, including his representation of former Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner in connection with his joining a major private equity firm.

RECOGNITIONS

Marco is among a handful of lawyers ranked by Chambers USA as a top practitioner in both the publication’s private equity and hedge fund categories. Who’s Who Legal ranks him as one of a select few ‘Most Highly Regarded Individuals’ for private funds. Marco has been featured by The Deal as one of the ‘Movers & Shakers’ in the industry, named by Crain’s New York Business to its annual “40 Under 40” list, and profiled by the New York Observer as one of New York’s top corporate lawyers. He is also highly recognized by The Best Lawyers in America and The Legal 500, and is listed among the “Top 500 Leading Lawyers in America” by Lawdragon.

Marco was awarded a Fulbright Placement Award upon graduating from the University of Natal Faculty of Law.

EDUCATION

LL.M., University of Virginia School of Law, 1992

LL.B., University of Natal Faculty of Law, 1991 cum laude

B.A., University of Natal, 1988

CLERKSHIP

Hon. Albie Sachs, Constitutional Court of South Africa

Marco V. Masotti is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Private Equity Fund Terms: Hot Button Issues - Eighteenth Annual Private Equity Forum, Wednesday, July 12, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Private Equity Fund Terms: Hot Button Issues - Private Equity Fund Terms: Hot Button Issues, Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Private Equity Fund Terms: Hot Button Issues - Private Equity Fund Terms: Hot Button Issues, Wednesday, July 12, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Private Equity Fund Terms: Hot Button Issues - Private Equity Fund Terms: Hot Button Issues, Wednesday, July 12, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Eighteenth Annual Private Equity Forum, Monday, July 17, 2017, New York, NY
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