Seward & Kissel Represents the Founders of Constellation Advisers in Connection with its Sale to IQ-EQ

February 4, 2021

On January 5, 2021, the completion of the sale of Constellation Advisers, LLC to IQ-EQ, a portfolio company of private equity firm Astorg, was announced.  Seward & Kissel was pleased to represent the founders of Constellation Advisers in connection with this middle market private equity transaction.

Founded in 2008, Constellation Advisers is an industry leading U.S. co-sourced and outsourced investment management services provider with its headquarters in New York and offices in Dallas, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago and North Carolina. IQ-EQ is a leading investor services group and a portfolio company of Astorg, a private equity firm with over €9 billion of assets under management.

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 announcement describing this transaction is available here.