Ira Phillip Kustin is a partner in the Investment Management practice and is based in the firm’s New York office. Mr. Kustin focuses his practice on advising sponsors of, and investors in, complex hedge, private equity and credit funds, and regularly counsels private fund advisers on international investment platforms including in Europe, Asia, and Latin America. His clients range from market-leading global asset managers, to startups, mid-sized, and larger managers.
Mr. Kustin has extensive experience counseling established, global investment advisers as well as start-up managers in most aspects of their operations and regulatory compliance matters. He advises investment fund managers faced with complex restructurings, succession planning, crisis/conflict resolution, and consent solicitations. His practice includes advising clients on the structuring of arrangements between investment managers’ principals, seeding transactions, co-investment and secondary transactions, and LP-side investments in private funds.
Mr. Kustin’s recent representations include:
Private Equity Push, Silicon Valley Surge Continue for Paul Hastings with Addition of PE Partner, Co-Chair of Israel Practice
March 05, 2019
Paul Hastings Continues Corporate Growth Hot Streak, Adding Top Tech M&A Team in Silicon Valley
February 22, 2019
Paul Hastings Further Strengthens Funds Focus with Addition of Asset Management Partner in New York
November 27, 2018
SEC Adopts Amendments to Auditor Independence Rule
June 24, 2019
SEC Adopts Rules & Interpretive Guidance Designed to Enhance and Clarify the Obligations of Financial Professionals
June 13, 2019