Janna Manes is one of eight corporate partners and counsel with principal responsibility for our ongoing representation of nearly 850 mutual funds, closed-end funds, ETFs and business development companies (or their independent board members), as well as investment advisers and other industry service providers. Our clients represent over $1.4 trillion in assets under management (over 7.5% of U.S. investment company assets) that reside in approximately 30 different fund complexes, many of which are household names (e.g., Dreyfus, iShares, Lazard, Legg Mason) or managed by industry leaders within their asset classes or investment strategies (e.g., Apollo, BlackRock, Harding Loevner, Macquarie, Third Avenue, UBS A&Q).
Ms. Manes regularly counsels clients on regulatory and transactional matters involving registered open-end and closed-end investment companies and their investment advisers, assists in structuring compliance programs and distribution arrangements, and has represented clients in acquisitions of mutual funds, investment advisers and mutual fund service providers.
Prior to joining Stroock in 2000, Ms. Manes was General Counsel at Warburg Pincus Asset Management and Secretary of Warburg Pincus Funds.
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