Lexi Santa Ana represents private fund sponsors, investors, and joint venture participants in forming, investing in, and operating private investment funds and alternative investment vehicles.

Ms. Santa Ana regularly advises sponsors, from leading institutional asset managers to first-time or boutique fund managers, as well as institutional investors — including strategic corporates and family offices.

She assists sponsors with their formation, global fundraising, capital deployment, and operating activities for a range of private funds, including:

  • Infrastructure funds
  • Energy funds
  • Hedge funds
  • Debt funds
  • Co-investment funds

In addition, Ms. Santa Ana negotiates complex, bespoke joint ventures and other alternative investment arrangements with a range of structures, including:

  • Permanent capital vehicles
  • Joint ventures
  • Strategic partnerships
  • Other long-term partnering arrangements

Ms. Santa Ana also advises clients on other private investment product offerings, including:

  • GP-led secondary sale transactions
  • Internal sponsor arrangements

Representative clients include:

  • Oaktree Capital
  • Bay Grove Capital
  • GreatPoint Ventures
  • Orion Energy Partners
  • Emergent Cold LatAm

Bar Qualification

  • Texas


  • J.D., University of Texas School of Law, 2017
  • M.Ed., Southern Methodist University, 2014
  • BA, Medical Anthropology and Global Health, University of Pennsylvania, 2012