Jedd H. Wider

Jedd H. Wider is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Business and Finance Practice and a member of the firm’s Private Investment Funds Practice. Mr. Wider concentrates his practice in the structuring and formation of and investment in international and domestic private investment funds, particularly global hedge funds, private equity funds, secondary funds, real estate funds, mezzanine debt funds, venture capital funds and funds-of-funds and in the subsequent representation of these funds in their investment activities. He represents many of the world's leading financial institutions and investment banks as well as financial boutiques in their roles as sponsors, placement agents, and investment entities. He also has an extensive background in complex financial structurings and transactions and joint ventures.

Mr. Wider's views on the hedge fund and private equity fund industries and capital markets are frequently sought by members of the international media. His analysis can be found in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The Economist and the Financial Times, as well as on television networks such as Bloomberg and CNN. Mr. Wider also regularly lectures and serves as a panelist on private investment fund topics for trade programs and organizations. Recent speaking engagements include presentations to the Lazard Capital Markets Hedge Fund Conference: "The Changing Landscape of Investing in Single Manager Strategies," Hedge Fund Institutional Forum, Dow Jones Private Equity Analyst Limited Partners Summit, Endowments & Foundations Roundtable, Association of Life Insurance Counsel, National Association of Public Pension Fund Attorneys (NAPPA), West Legalworks, the Third Annual Euromoney Summit of European Hedge Funds in London, the Capital Roundtable New York Conference: Fundless Equity Sponsors - How to Raise a Dedicated Private Equity or Mezzanine Fund, the American College of Investment Counsel, the On Point Investor & Hedge Fund Risk Summit, the New Frontiers in Hedge Fund Due Diligence Conference, the Wharton Private Equity and Venture Capital Conference, and Infovest21's The Real Story on Hedge Fund Fees (and Terms) Conference.

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Areas of Practice 1) Business & Finance, 2) Private Investment Funds, 3) Investment Management, 4) Investment Advisers , 5) Mergers & Acquisitions, 6) Cross-Border M&A and 7) Financial Services
Law School Tulane University Law School
Education Princeton University (A.B., 1989)
Bar Member / Association State Bar Of New York
Most recent firm Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
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