Charles (“Chip”) Parsons is a Partner in the Corporate Department and a member of the global Private Investment Funds Group, which is recognized by Chambers Global, Chambers USA and US Legal 500.
He has a general corporate practice that covers the full range of activities and operations of private equity and alternative asset managers, with a particular emphasis on representing U.S. and non-U.S. sponsors in the formation, marketing and operation of private investment funds and their related portfolio investment and management activities. Chip also represents institutional investors in the review and negotiation of investments in funds and other alternative investments.
Chip represents alternative asset managers and fund sponsors on a wide variety of private investment funds, including private equity, real estate and infrastructure funds and funds of funds. In addition, he has worked with managers and sponsors on the structuring of firm ownership and operations, including spin outs.
A representative sample of Chip’s recent projects and clients includes:
DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners in its spin out from Credit Suisse
J.P. Morgan in the formation of venture capital funds, a fund of funds and a variety of feeder fund complexes
Charterhouse Group, Inc. in its fund related matters
Cohen & Steers in its direct real estate and real estate fund of funds formation projects
The formation of the DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners global opportunistic real estate funds
Citigroup, Industry Funds Management, Legacy Capital, Kerogen Capital and Natixis in a variety of fund related matters.
In addition to his funds work, Chip advises clients with respect to variety of financing, acquisition and disposition and cross-border transactions.