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Latham & Watkins Advises Astorg Partners and Its Portfolio Company IQ-EQ in Acquisition of JGM Fund Services

September 8, 2022
A cross-border deal team represents global investor services group IQ-EQ in strategic acquisition to deepen its US foothold.

IQ-EQ, an Astorg portfolio company, has announced the acquisition of JGM Fund Services, LLC and JGM Fund Administration, LLC, two industry leading US providers of private fund administration and related accounting, reporting, and investor relations services for real estate and private equity managers.

Latham & Watkins LLP represents IQ-EQ and Astorg in the transaction with a cross-border corporate deal team led by New York partner David Beller and Paris partner Alexander Crosthwaite, with associates Dianna Lee, Brent Begany, Thibault Burnier, and Pierre-Yves Marquet. Advice was also provided on tax matters by New York partner Matthew Dewitz, with associate Jacob Nagelberg; on benefits and compensation matters by Washington, D.C. partner Adam Kestenbaum and Washington, D.C. counsel Laura Szarmach; on intellectual property matters by New York partner Jeffrey Tochner, with associate Sebastian Moss; on data privacy matters by Bay Area partner Robert Blamires, with associates Kathryn Parsons-Reponte and Austin Anderson; on investment funds regulatory matters by Chicago partner Laura Ferrell, with associate Jennifer Tian; on CFIUS matters by Washington, D.C. partner Jim Barker; and on representation and warranty insurance matters by Los Angeles partner Drew Levin, with associate Harrison White.