Daniel McAvoy
About Me
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.
New York University ('03)
Professional Associations
New York State Bar Association, Securities Regulation Committee and Private Investment Fund Subcommittee

International Bar Association

American Bar Association

Wall Street Blockchain Alliance Legal Working Group
Published Articles
What is the Blockchain and Why it is Critical to the Future of Your Domestic and International Business?, International Franchise Association Legal Symposium,
May 6, 2019

Securities Law Considerations for Sponsors of Qualified Opportunity Zone Funds, Bloomberg Tax Management Real Estate Journal, Vol. 35, No. 4
April 3, 2019
Languages Spoken

Practice Areas

Banking & Finance
Capital Markets
Investment Funds

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Polsinelli PC
Office Address:
600 Third Avenue
42nd Floor
New York City, NY 10016
+1 212 413 2844
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+1 212 413 2844
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