Corey Zarse focuses his practice on financial services firms, particularly private investment funds, investment advisers, investment companies, and broker-dealers. He supports financial services clients as they navigate complex regulatory requirements in their daily business operations and in situations that may arise in special circumstances.
Corey counsels clients on complex matters relating to regulatory, compliance, securities offerings, and transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures. He has extensive experience advising clients on the regulatory aspects of investment fund formation, operation, and structure. His practice also includes advising on responding to regulatory issues raised by the SEC, counseling advisers and fund officers regarding compliance and operational issues, organizing and registering investment companies, preparing for and responding to SEC examinations, and other matters relating to the operation of investment funds.
Prior to joining Jones Day, Corey handled sophisticated transactions involving multibillion fund formations such as those for Summit Partners in the formation of its $3.3 billion Summit Partners Growth Equity Fund IX; Thompson Street Capital Partners in the formation of its $1.15 billion Thompson Street Capital Partners V; Nautic Partners, LLC on the $1.5 billion formation of Nautic Partners IX; and Peak Rock Capital in the formation of its $1.3 billion Peak Rock Capital Fund II.
- Indiana University (J.D. 2006; Federal Communications Law Journal; Dean's List; President, Business and Law Society Co-organizer, Entrepreneurship Law Clinic; M.B.A. in Finance 2006, with a minor in Entrepreneurship; Faculty-selected member, Investment Banking Academy; Top Speaker, Big Ten Case Competition); Butler University (B.S. in Accounting cum laude 1999, with high honors in Accounting Program)