|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 (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” 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.
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