Seward & Kissel represents Kudu Investment Management on its minority investment in Gramercy Funds Management
June 13, 2022
On June 9, 2022, Gramercy Funds Management, LLC (Gramercy), a dedicated emerging markets investment firm, and Kudu Investment Management, LLC (Kudu), an independent provider of permanent capital solutions to asset and wealth managers, announced that Kudu has acquired a minority interest in Gramercy. Seward & Kissel was pleased to represent Kudu in connection with this investment management industry transaction.
New York-based Kudu provides long-term capital solutions—including generational ownership transfers, management buyouts, acquisition and growth finance, as well as liquidity for legacy partners—to asset and wealth managers globally. Gramercy is a dedicated emerging markets investment manager based in Greenwich, Conn., with offices in London, Buenos Aires and Mexico City. Founded in 1998, Gramercy serves a global institutional client base and seeks to provide investors with superior risk-adjusted returns through a comprehensive approach to emerging markets supported by a transparent and robust institutional platform.
Seward & Kissel LLP (www.sewkis.com) 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.”
The company’s press release describing this transaction is available here.