Day Pitney represented AlphaCrest Capital Management LLC (AlphaCrest), a quantitative research and technology-driven systematic trading firm based in New York, in connection with (i) the acquisition of a minority ownership interest in AlphaCrest by Brummer & Partners, an alternative investment manager based in Sweden and (ii) an investment by Brummer's BMS Multi-Strategy fund of funds in AlphaCrest Offshore Strategies Fund Ltd., an affiliated offshore feeder fund of the investment manager.
The Day Pitney Investment Management and Private Funds team consisted of Peter Bilfield, Greg Kahn, Mike Cummings and Jeff Kole, along with Steve Ziobrowski on tax matters, Michael Kaufman on finance matters, Cathy O'Connor on intellectual property matters, Howard Fetner on employment matters, and Darren Wallace and Ed Krzanowski on transfer/succession planning matters. Day Pitney also worked on real estate matters. The team negotiated and drafted the terms of all transaction and ancillary agreements, including a strategic relationship agreement, securities purchase agreement, ancillary fund administration and risk parameter documents. The team also negotiated and drafted the terms of the limited liability company agreements of the investment manager and its affiliated general partner, AlphaCrest SA GP LLC, which included advice on succession and transfer tax planning issues. Day Pitney also provided tax and structuring advice for a financing arrangement between Brummer and AlphaCrest in connection with a purchase/sale transaction and negotiated and drafted the terms of the financing arrangements. The team also registered AlphaCrest with the SEC as an investment adviser and worked closely with Swedish counsel on regulatory issues as well as Cayman Islands counsel on compliance with corporate governance issues related to the Cayman Islands feeder fund and master fund and compliance with new Cayman Islands anti-money laundering rules.
On June 6, Von Sanborn will serve as the moderator at an Opportunity Zones program presented by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Connecticut Chapter and held at the Shore & Country Club in Norwalk, CT.
Dan Gottfried spoke on a panel, "The Qualified Business Income Deduction for Real Estate Investors and Professionals," at the 31st Annual Real Property, Trust and Estate (RPTE) National CLE Conference, presented by the American Bar Association and held in Boston, MA.
Day Pitney LLP hosted its annual invitation-only Palm Beach Family Office Forum at the Eau Palm Beach.
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Daniel Gottfried, chair of Day Pitney's International Transactions practice was quoted in an article, "Who Can You Trust in the Cryptocurrency Economy?," published by the Robb Report.
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Day Pitney's Family Office and Trusts and Estates practices have been shortlisted in two categories, "Best Private Client Law Firm" and "Best Trusts and Estates Division," for the 2019 Private Asset Management Awards.
Day Pitney's Family Office and Trusts and Estates practices have been shortlisted in the "Legal Team of the Year" private client category for the 2019 Family Wealth Report Awards.