Marco V. Masotti is a member of the firm’s Management Committee, deputy chair of the Corporate Department and co-head of the Private Funds Group. He is recognized as one of the country’s leading lawyers in the alternative asset management industry. Marco has a unique profile in the marketplace as an adviser to a wide variety of investment funds, including buyout funds, credit funds, hedge funds, hybrid funds, seed capital funds, infrastructure funds, real assets funds and funds of funds. He also advises on the full spectrum of investment management M&A transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures, majority and minority stake investments and spin-outs.
Experience — Marco represents some of the largest and most well-known alternative asset managers, including: Apollo; Avenue; Blackstone/GSO; Clearlake; General Atlantic; Harvest; Kohlberg, Kravis & Roberts; KPS; Oak Hill; Oaktree; Reservoir; Roark; ValueAct; Värde; and Wellspring. He has also assisted with a number of investment management transactions, including: Avenue Capital/Morgan Stanley; Oak Hill Advisors/iStar; Ore Hill/Man Group; Quellos/BlackRock; and R3/Lehman/BlackRock. In addition, Marco acts as an adviser to many founders and partners of alternative asset managers, including his recent representation of former Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner in connection with his joining a major private equity firm.