Macfarlanes has appointed Peter Chapman as a partner in the firm’s investment management group. Chapman, who joins from Sidley Austin, advises private fund sponsors across a range of asset classes including private credit, private equity, growth capital, venture capital and hedge funds.
In addition to fund formation and management structuring, Chapman has significant recent experience working on numerous GP-stake deals and secondaries transactions.
He also advises major institutional investors on their private fund allocations, co-investments and LP portfolio sales.
Chapman’s appointment follows the hire of Stephen Ross, who also joined from Sidley Austin, as a partner and head of the firm’s investment management group in January 2023.