Kenneth S. Blazejewski’s practice focuses on organizing and advising private investment funds.

His work includes advising private equity secondary investors on secondary transactions and other hybrid private equity transactions, such as fund restructurings, direct secondaries and tender offers, as well as private investment fund joint ventures and investments in private equity sponsors.

Ken joined the firm in 2007 and became counsel in 2017. From 2011 to 2013, he was resident in the London office.

From 2001 to 2003, Ken worked as a program associate at the Inter-American Dialogue in Washington, D.C. From 1999 to 2000, he was a Fulbright Scholar in the Dominican Republic.

Notable Experience

  • Coller Capital in the restructuring of Irving Place Capital III.

  • KKR in the formation of KKR Next Generation Technology Growth Fund, which focuses on making growth equity investments in the technology, media and telecommunications sector.

  • KKR in the formation of KKR Health Care Strategic Growth Fund, which focuses on making growth equity investments in the health care sector.

  • A major private equity firm in a tender offer for limited partner interests in a number of third-party private equity funds.

  • A major private equity firm in the formation of a private equity fund and the fund’s subsequent acquisition of a portfolio of collateralized loan obligations (CLOs).

  • A major investment bank in the auction and sale of a broad portfolio of private fund interests.

  • A global private equity firm in a sourcing and co-investment joint venture with a major African investment platform for investments in Africa.

  • A large foreign pension fund in negotiating and closing an anchor investment in an activist hedge fund.

  • Several private investment fund managers on their internal governance and economic arrangements, including in the context of joint ventures.

  • Texas Pacific Group (TPG) in its investment in Rumo Logística, the logistics unit of Cosan, a Brazilian company and the world’s largest sugar producer.

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Events

American Investment Council Chief Compliance Officers Working Group: Celebrity or Apprentice? Private Equity Regulation in the Trump Era (December 7, 2016)