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David Tegeler is a partner and global co-head of the Private Funds Group, and also head of the Boston office.

David concentrates his practice on representing asset managers in a broad range of matters, including private investment fund formation; governance, succession planning and other “upper tier” concerns; regulatory advice; and asset manager M&A. In addition, David has significant experience in buy and sell side secondary transactions, fund restructurings, direct secondary transactions and private investment fund finance. He also represents U.S. and non-U.S. institutional investors in their investments in all types of private investment funds.

Over the last three years, David has managed teams of lawyers who have closed over 50 fund formation projects, with more than $20 billion raised. He has extensive experience in structuring all kinds of domestic and international funds, including venture, growth equity, buyout, credit, opportunity, special situation, funds of funds and secondary funds.

On February 9, 2022, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) proposed new rules and amendments to existing rules under the U.S. Investment Advisers Act of 1940 that would have notable practical implications for private fund advisers, in many cases regardless of the adviser’s registration status. The Proposed Rules