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Dechert adds PE partner to funds formation practice

Dechert LLP has appointed private equity fund lawyer Sam Kay as a partner in the firm’s financial services and investment management practice in London.

With over 25 years of experience advising on investment funds, Kay specialises in fund formation work for a wide range of private funds and asset management clients in the private equity, private debt/credit, infrastructure, and real estate sectors. He also regularly works on GP-led transactions and secondaries (both buy-side and sell-side), carried interest arrangements and co-investment schemes.

Kay has been recognised as a “Global Leader” for private fund formation by Who’s Who Legal and ranked in Chambers and Partners UK in 2022. He was included in the Real Deals list of the “Top 20 Most Influential” in private equity in 2022.


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