Dan McAvoy focuses his practice on private closed-end investment funds, corporate finance and M&A with a focus on private investment fund transactions, including complex GP-led restructurings and secondary transactions. Dan is a trusted adviser to numerous investment advisers, fund sponsors and investors, and has represented a range of companies, from startups to Fortune 500 companies. Dan has also represented portfolio companies and sponsors through all parts of the corporate life cycle, including formation, venture financings, add-ons, stock sales, asset sales, private and public mergers and initial public offerings.
Dan has in-depth experience helping overseas fund managers enter the U.S. markets for the first time, whether that be accepting U.S. investors, making U.S. acquisitions and divestitures, adding U.S. employees or marketing personnel, structuring family offices or opening U.S. offices. Dan also frequently serves as U.S. local counsel in M&A and securities transactions with a US or regulatory component, such as acquisitions of broker-dealers and investment advisers, 144A or Rule 506 / public Regulation S offerings, credit facilities and corporate M&A. He also has experience with security tokens, fractionalization and other blockchain-related transactions and regulatory advice.