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Akin appoints investment management Partner

Akin has appointed Patrick Dundas as a partner in the firm’s investment management practice in New York. Joining from Schulte Roth & Zabel with more than 15 years experience in the private funds industry, he will lead the market intelligence and legal practice infrastructure initiative.

Akin has appointed Patrick Dundas as a partner in the firm’s investment management practice in New York. Joining from Schulte Roth & Zabel with more than 15 years experience in the private funds industry, he will lead the market intelligence and legal practice infrastructure initiative.

Dundas’ role is part of Akin’s strategy to harness data and insights from diverse sources and leverage technology to enhance efficiency, client service and knowledge-share. The focus will be on market intelligence, regulatory and transactional knowledge management, and technology/practice infrastructure.

Akin’s investment management practice, comprising over 100 lawyers, specialises in the representation of large institutional and entrepreneurial fund sponsors and managers in the formation of hedge and private equity funds. The firm has served as lead counsel to some of the world’s premier investors and has helped them access opportunities in markets around the world. 

Through its representation of a broad range of investment managers and institutional investors, Akin is able to attain proprietary insight on emerging trends in the private equity and hedge fund industries. This knowledge and experience is particularly valuable to clients as convergence across asset classes continues to play out in the marketplace.
 

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