Zeeshan Ahmedani is a partner in our Abu Dhabi office. Zeeshan is a member of the Firm’s Investment Funds practice. He has substantive experience advising managers and sponsors on the organization and establishment of private investment funds both onshore and offshore (tax haven) jurisdictions, including hedge funds, private equity funds, real estate funds, distressed debt funds, hybrid funds and Shari’ah compliant funds. Zeeshan represents managers, placement agents and sponsors around the world, with equity diverse investment and distribution strategies.
He has also represented fund sponsors on the establishment of management companies and compensation arrangements, as well as on US regulatory issues, including investment advisory, investment company, ERISA, securities listing, distribution strategy, and commodities and futures trading matters.
Zeeshan also represents institutional investors on their alternative asset portfolios included negotiating investments in all classes of private investment funds, separately managed account and investment management agreements.
He has had articles published on topics such as securities issues related to private investment funds, hedge fund advisor performance compensation, and US broker-dealer issues.
Zeeshan has also spent time in the Firm’s London, Palo Alto, Hong Kong and Tokyo offices, and continues to counsel Asia-based and Europe-based clients.