Gerald H. Brown, Jr.
is a corporate partner resident in Fried Frank's New York office.
Mr. Brown's practice focuses on asset management work, with a concentration on the formation of closed-end funds, including traditional buyout funds, infrastructure funds, real estate and real estate credit funds, senior loan and mezzanine funds, funds-of-funds, managed accounts, funds-of-one, employee funds, co-invest arrangements and bespoke investment vehicles and products. In addition, he represents a diverse client base ranging from large institutional sponsors to smaller middle market sponsors to placement agents and investors. He has also worked on a variety of other corporate transactional matters, including investments in private equity managers and secondary transactions.
Mr. Brown also authors bylined articles on topics within the fund formation space and recently published an article titled “All shapes and sizes: subscription facilities as financing tools for investment funds” in Global Legal Insights' Fund Finance 2017, First Edition.
Mr. Brown is a frequent speaker on industry specific panels and at law schools in New York City. He has guest taught classes at Cardozo and NYU and is a discussion leader at “Legal Issues in Social Entrepreneurship and Impact Investing – in the US and Beyond,” a conference on impact investing hosted by the Grunin Center for Law and Social Entrepreneurship at New York University School of Law. He also recently served as a panelist at the Maples Investment Funds Forum.
Mr. Brown is recognized by Legal 500
in Investment Fund Formation and Management: Private Equity Funds (including venture capital).
Member, New York City Bar Association Private Investment Funds Committee
Bar Admissions/Licensed Jurisdictions