Seward & Kissel advises Kudu Investment Management on its strategic minority investment in EJF Capital LLC

September 4, 2019

On September 4, 2019, Kudu Investment Management, LLC announced its minority equity investment in EJF Capital LLC. Seward & Kissel was pleased to represent Kudu in this investment management industry transaction. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Kudu Investment Management, LLC is a New York-based provider of permanent capital solutions to the asset and wealth management industries. Washington DC-based EJF is a global institutional alternative asset management firm focused on regulatory event-driven investing within financials and real estate. EJF has offices in London and Shanghai and manages approximately $7.6 billion of assets.

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.”

The company’s press release describing this transaction can be viewed here.

For more information about Seward & Kissel’s Business Transaction Group, contact one of the BTG partners below:

  • Meir Grossman, 212-574-1242,
  • Jim Abbott, 212-574-1226,
  • Craig Sklar, 212-574-1386,
  • Nick Katsanos, 212-574-1382,
  • Gerhard Anderson, 212-574-1687,