Investment Management and M&A Partner, Schulte, Roth & Zabel
Benjamin Kozinn focuses his practice on a broad array of matters covering both investment management and private equity M&A. He has been recognized by Chambers USA for his work in hedge funds. Ben works with investment advisers and investors on fund formation, structuring, compensation and regulatory and compliance issues, including alternative data. New managers seeking capital, particularly in the startup market, rely on his experience in structuring, seeding arrangements, managed accounts and funds-of-one.
In relation to M&A, Ben focuses on middle market private equity and asset manager M&A, including complex middle market buyouts, take private transactions, minority stakes and venture investments. He guides private equity managers through complex leveraged buyout transactions across a variety of industries, including technology, industrial services, logistics and investment advisory services.
Ben has held both private practice and in-house roles, including General Counsel at a credit-focused hedge fund, Vice President and Associate General Counsel at Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Director of Hedge Fund Consulting at Deutsche Bank Securities.