Amanda N. Persaud is a Partner at Ropes & Gray. Her practice focuses on the organization, fund raising and operation of private investment funds, including private equity funds, real estate funds, hedge funds, credit funds and other asset classes such as special situations, secondary and hybrid funds.
Ms. Persaud has led numerous fund raises for prominent U.S. and international sponsors. She has significant experience advising sponsors in structuring and reorganizing private investment funds as well as advising sponsors with their internal governance and economic arrangements. Ms. Persaud regularly advises on strategic investments in, and sales of, alternative asset management businesses, including purchasing minority stakes in asset managers.
Ms. Persaud is listed as a leading private funds lawyer in Law Business Research’s International Who’s Who of Private Funds Lawyers and Who’s Who of Business Lawyers and Legal Media Group’s Expert Guide to the World’s Leading Banking Finance and Transactional Lawyers and Expert Guide to Women in Business and The Legal 500 U.S.
Ms. Persaud has written numerous publications and speaks regularly at industry and professional conferences on a wide-range of topics affecting private investment funds.