Jahan Sharifi has deep experience – nearly 25 years – representing private investment funds and other financial investors in structuring and consummating investments and acquisitions in a wide range of industries in the U.S. and around the world.
As co-chair of the Investment Funds and Asset Management practice, Jahan provides counsel on investment and financing transactions, including private equity transactions, venture capital and growth equity investments, mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations, post-reorganization equity, private investment in public equity transactions (PIPEs), joint ventures and other specialized investment structures.
He has significant experience working with lenders and investors in the marketplace lending space. In the course of these transactions, Jahan leverages his broad knowledge negotiating appropriate rights and protections for minority and majority investors, investment syndicates, and management.
Jahan assists with the formation and structuring of new private investment funds and complex investment vehicles and represents fund sponsors and investors in negotiating seed investments in new management companies and new funds.
Understanding market standards for nondisclosure and confidentiality agreements, Jahan also advises clients on complex issues relating to the receipt of confidential information in both private and public investment situations. As a trusted adviser, he is relied upon for his savvy deal guidance, which he provides with a steady demeanor and helpful approach.