Seward & Kissel is ranked in Chambers USA 2012 in Investment Funds: Hedge Funds; Transportation: Shipping: Finance and Transportation: Shipping: Litigation.

June 7, 2012

In connection with Investment Funds, Chambers acknowledges that the team is very well regarded in the industry and has a long history of handling hedge fund-related matters. It is praised for the consistent high quality throughout the group, down to the associates. The firm also fields a strong startup practice, and has recently been involved in acquisitions of asset managers, Dodd-Frank implementation and specialized hybrid fund formations. Sources say: “They have a number of seasoned experienced professionals and a phenomenal startup practice.”

In connection with Transportation, Chambers praises the team for its efficiency, depth of knowledge and ability to work on inventive financing solutions. Clients praise the department and state that “they are absolutely easy to work with: adaptable, flexible and responsive. They are very good at coming up with creative ideas and they know the legal issues around corporate and securities in the maritime industry better than anybody else.”