Seward & Kissel advises Emigrant Partners in its Strategic Minority Investment in Hollencrest Capital Management

August 19, 2020

On August 10, 2020, Hollencrest Capital Management announced that Emigrant Partners has acquired a minority stake in the firm. Seward & Kissel was pleased to represent Emigrant Partners in connection with this investment management industry transaction.

Newport Beach, California-based Hollencrest Capital Management is a registered investment adviser that currently manages $1.7 billion of client assets for primarily affluent individuals and families. New York-based Emigrant Partners makes non-voting minority investments in wealth, asset and alternative asset management firms, and together with its affiliate Fiduciary Network is currently partnered with 18 firms overseeing about $60 billion in aggregate AUM and AUA. Its affiliate Emigrant Bank is the largest privately-held, family-owned and operated bank in America.

Seward & Kissel LLP ( is a leading New York law firm, originally established in 1890, offering legal advice emphasizing business, financial and commercial law and related litigation. The firm’s Business Transactions Group handles middle-market M&A, private equity, venture capital and joint venture transactions involving a wide variety of industries. The firm is ranked as Highly Regarded for Corporate/M&A by Chambers USA and is recommended by The Legal 500 in the middle-market M&A category, stating that Seward & Kissel “advises on market-leading transactions within the industries where the firm has an international reputation, namely investment management and shipping” and “also handles complex middle-market deals in the media industry and international sell-side M&A.”