A member of the private investment funds practice, John S. Nagy focuses primarily on private equity, venture capital, and real estate funds. John advises fund sponsors and investment managers on fund formations (and the structuring of separately managed account vehicles), secondary transactions, portfolio investments, and matters relating to fund governance and issues of state corporate and partnership law. He also represents US domestic and foreign institutional investors including government pension plans, ERISA plans, foundations, and investment managers and their advisers.
John, who earned an LL.M. in taxation, also advises clients in other large-scale capital raising transactions, including those involving equity, debt, hybrid instruments, and derivatives. He represents fund sponsors, investment managers, and investment banks in forming collateralized loan obligation (CLO) funds, collateralized debt obligation (CDO) funds, and residential and commercial mortgage-backed securities (RMBS and CMBS) funds, as well as various transactions designed to provide leverage for US domestic and off-shore hedge funds.
John also represents venture capital investors, startup companies, and growth companies in debt, preferred, and common stock financing transactions. Moreover, he assists in a diverse range of exit transactions, including asset purchase and sale transactions, and merger, exchange, and joint venture transactions.
New York University School of Law, 1999, LL.M. (Taxation)
San Francisco State University, 1992, B.A.
University of California, Davis School of Law, 1996, J.D.
Clerkship to the US Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California (1996 - 1998)
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Asset Management, Law360 (2017)