Blake Halperin is a corporate associate and a member of the Firm’s Private Funds Group. He primarily focuses his practice on representing buyers and sellers, as well as private fund sponsors, in connection with complex secondary transactions, including traditional sales and purchases of fund interests, secondary direct transactions, captive fund spin-out arrangements, fund recapitalizations and restructurings, “stapled” secondary transactions, preferred financings, and co-investment opportunities. In addition, he regularly represents U.S. and non-U.S. institutional investors in their primary investments.
Blake has significant experience with a diverse group of private investment firms and investors, and representative current and past clients include Accel KKR, Blackstone (Strategic Partners), Bristol Myers Squibb, CPPIB, FlowStone Partners, GTCR, HarbourVest Partners, Hollyport Capital, Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago, Kayne Anderson Energy, Landmark Partners, Lexington Partners, Method Advisors, Saw Mill Capital, Schroder Adveq, Spring Bridge Partners, and Whitehorse Liquidity Partners.
Prior to joining Proskauer, Blake was a corporate associate at Kirkland & Ellis LLP.