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 Growth Continues at Paul Hastings with Hire of Transatlantic Team in London and Washington D.C.
July 17, 2019
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 Proposes to Modernize Regulation of the Use of Derivatives by Registered Investment Companies
December 09, 2019
SEC Proposes to Modernize the Advertising and Cash Solicitation Rules for Investment Advisers
November 25, 2019
The SEC Clears the Path for Investors as Potential Whistleblowers: Greater Scrutiny May Be on the Horizon During Regulatory Examinations
November 21, 2019
SEC Adopts Long-Awaited "ETF Rule"
October 02, 2019
The Time to Think About Debt Restructuring? Going into a Deal
September 17, 2019
The GFC: 10 years on
September 09, 2019
SEC Publishes New Proxy Voting Guidance
August 27, 2019
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