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King & Spalding has a large and diversified, multi-disciplinary international asset management practice, supported by senior lawyers in Atlanta, Charlotte, Dubai, Frankfurt, Houston, London, New York, Riyadh and Washington D.C. King & Spalding assists its clients with a broad array of complex and time sensitive asset management matters and legal issues. Over the past ten years, King & Spalding lawyers have helped their private fund clients raise over $30 billion of capital, and the firm has represented the general partner of, or lead investors participating in, hundreds of private investment funds. The firm is a leading adviser to registered and unregistered investment advisers. The Dow Jones Private Equity Analyst Guide to Law Firms, 2008 ranked King & Spalding among the top 25 most active law firms in the United States representing general partners or limited partners in connection with private equity, real estate private equity or venture capital funds that held a final closing in 2007. The firm advises a wide range of clients throughout the world, including:

  • Real Estate Funds, including publicly traded REITs
  • Private Equity Funds
  • Venture Capital Funds
  • Structured Debt and Equity Funds
  • "Shari'ah-compliant Investment Vehicles
  • Registered and Unregistered Investment Advisers
  • Registered Broker-Dealers
  • Commercial Banks
  • Commodity Pools & Trading Advisers
  • Insurance Companies
  • Distressed Debt Funds
  • Hedge Funds
  • High Net Worth Individuals, Family Offices, Pensions, Foundations & Endowments, and other Institutional Investors
  • Other commingled investment products, their managers and service providers
Drew G.L. Chapman 
T: +1 212 556 2203 NEW YORK
William F Charnley 
T: +44 20 7551 7534 LONDON
Kathryn M Furman 
T: +1 404 572 3599 ATLANTA
John D Wilson 
T: +1 212 556 2277 NEW YORK