Joshua Frankel’s practice focuses on the structuring, formation and operation of private investment funds.

He advises fund sponsors of pooled fund vehicles, SMAs, co-investment vehicles and FOF structures. Joshua also advises private equity managers and investors on secondary and other hybrid private equity transactions, such as fund restructurings, direct secondaries and management spin-offs, as well as investment fund joint ventures and seed or strategic investments in private equity sponsors.

Joshua advises investors and sponsors in, and counsels on, consortium and co-invest arrangements in the context of mergers and acquisitions.

Joshua joined the firm in 2007 and became a senior attorney in 2015. From 2009 through 2013, he was resident in the Hong Kong and London offices.

Notable Experience

  • RedBird Capital in the formation of RedBird Capital Partners Fund I and its agreement with a strategic investor to take a minority stake in exchange for a capital commitment into a new RedBird investment vehicle.

  • Coller Capital in a number of investments, including in a separately managed account, CVC Credit Partners U.S. Lending I, managed by CVC Credit Partners.

  • Groupe Marc de Lacharrière, the family holding company of Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière, in its investment resulting in a 5 percent stake in Warburg Pincus.

  • TPG in in the formation and structuring of various investment vehicles, including SMAs and significant co-investment arrangements.

  • Blackstone Alternative Asset Management in the formation of separately managed accounts and in its investment activities.

  • Brookfield Asset Management and Brookfield Strategic Real Estate Partners in the acquisition of Thayer Lodging’s hospitality asset management and investment advisory business.

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