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Investment Management Group

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Services & Industries >> Investment Management Group

We provide private equity funds, hedge funds, institutional funds, high-net-worth individuals, and other investors business and legal assistance on fund formation, negotiations, and acquisition and disposition of assets. Our services include tax, litigation, regulatory, and bankruptcy and creditors' rights.

Fund Formation

Allen Matkins regularly represents sponsors and managers in the formation, capitalization and operation of private equity funds and hedge funds. We assist our sponsor and management clients in establishing their fund structure, including the formation and organization of management carried interest sharing vehicles, feeder and tax blocker vehicles, parallel funds, and alternative investment vehicles. We advise managers on securities and other regulatory compliance. 

Our extensive experience allows us to identify and negotiate market terms for our clients. Our experience includes: 

  • Debt and equity funds 
  • Venture funds 
  • Sector funds, including emerging market, entertainment, media, merchant banking, natural resources, real estate, technology, and energy 
  • Funds of funds 
  • Distressed company and other scavenger funds that take advantage of evolving market conditions 

In addition, we also advise our clients in the acquisition and disposition of fund assets, including leveraged transactions. We draw upon the experience of our other practice groups-corporate and securities, labor and employment, tax and ERISA-to meet the needs of our clients in structuring flexible, well balanced, legal and regulatory compliant funds and financing vehicles.

Investment Counsel

Allen Matkins represents investors in their alternative investments into venture capital, private equity, real estate and hedge funds, and direct investments in real estate and portfolio companies. We advise institutional investors, family office, corporate venture and angel investors on all aspects of their investments, from inception to disposition. 

Allen Matkins Investment Funds Group
  • Their level of service and responsiveness is what sets them apart."
    - Managing Director, Global Financial Services Firm


Ertman Matthew J

Matthew J. Ertman


Los Angeles

(213) 955-5579
Pruter Michael C

Michael C. Pruter


San Diego

(619) 235-1517