Andrea Schwartzman is a partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins and Global Co-Chair of the Investment Funds Practice. Ms. Schwartzman advises private fund sponsors, institutional investors, and investment advisors on a broad range of issues, including the structuring of investment funds, portfolio investments, internal operations, and regulatory compliance.
Ms. Schwartzman’s practice focuses on representing sponsors in the structuring and formation of private investment funds. She has significant experience advising on cross-border transactions involving private funds and investors throughout the world, including Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Latin America. Ms. Schwartzman also advises on a wide variety of corporate matters involving private funds, including internal economic arrangements, portfolio company investments and exits, joint ventures, and strategic transactions, including the acquisition of investment managers.
Ms. Schwartzman represents fund sponsors in connection with the organization and operation of both US and global funds, including:
- Buyout funds
- Infrastructure funds
- Power and energy funds
- Credit opportunity and other debt funds
- Co-investment funds
- Real estate funds
- Venture and growth capital funds
As part of her practice, Ms. Schwartzman also advises sponsors with operation and regulatory compliance matters under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and the Investment Company Act of 1940.
Ms. Schwartzman regularly represents a broad range of clients, including:
- Global Infrastructure Partners
- Searchlight Capital Partners
- Great Hill Partners
- Consonance Capital Partners
- Linzor Capital Partners
Ms. Schwartzman is recommended by The Legal 500 US 2013 and praised by clients for her "smart, commercial and responsive service."