200 South Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, Florida 33131-2399
Arturo (Art) Requenez II concentrates his practice on private equity, mergers and acquisitions, and investment management. He has over fifteen years of experience in fund formation, US and offshore securities offerings, cross-border transactions including M&A, buyouts, joint ventures, investments and financings, and complex structuring. Mr. Requenez advises investment funds, investment advisers, investments banks, institutional investors, public and private companies, corporate boards, entrepreneurs, and business owners.
In the private equity field, Mr. Requenez counsels clients at every stage of the private equity fund life cycle, including formation, operations, and investments. He advises in connection with the creation and operation of diverse types of private funds and investment vehicles including buyout, mezzanine, credit, hedge, real estate, venture, co-investment, co-sponsored, offshore, and international, multi-country funds. He has wide-ranging experience drafting, negotiating and structuring all aspects of fund formation documents and investor-related agreements, and advising clients on the multidisciplinary legal, regulatory, economic, structural, and "market" aspects of pooled investment vehicles. He also provides structuring solutions and strategic advice to private funds on a wide variety of matters, such as leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, reorganizations, dissolutions, co-investment funds, parallel funds, feeder funds, blockers, side cars, funds-of-one, carry vehicles and executive compensation.
Internationally, Mr. Requenez's experience spans over seventy-five countries throughout Europe, the Americas, and Asia. He has advised multinationals in connection with the structuring of billions of dollars of cross-border transactions and investments, across industries and geographies, and he is experienced with all aspects of international tax planning, US inbound investments, and US outbound investments.
|Areas of Practice||1) Investment Management, 2) Hedge Funds and Alternative Investments, 3) Capital Markets, 4) Corporate/M&A, 5) Global Financial Markets, 6) Private Equity and 7) Tax|
|Law School||Georgetown University Law Center (LL.M.,2006);Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law (J.D.,1999)|
|Education||Texas Wesleyan University (B.S.,1995)|
|Bar Member / Association||District of Columbia State Bar Associations,New York State Bar Associations,Florida State Bar Associations|
|Most recent firm||K&L Gates LLP|
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