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Experienced fund formation lawyer Zack Oswald joins Jones Day’s Private Equity Practice in Singapore

The global law firm Jones Day announced today that Zack Oswald has joined the Firm as Of Counsel in its Private Equity Practice. He is based in Jones Day’s Singapore Office.

Mr. Oswald has more than 10 years of experience advising clients in connection with the formation, marketing, management, and operation of private equity, venture capital, credit, real estate, and other alternative investment funds and separately managed accounts. His experience includes representing institutional investors in their investments into funds, as well as fund sponsors in connection with co-investments and complex secondary transactions. Mr. Oswald also regularly advises clients on the formulation of internal policies, ongoing regulatory compliance, governance, carried interest plan structuring, succession planning, and employee separation matters.

“Zack started his career in the United States and has earned a reputation as an excellent lawyer here in Singapore over the past three years,” said Sushma Jobanputra, Partner-in-Charge of Jones Day’s Singapore Office. “He is a tremendous addition to our team in the heart of one of the world’s critical financial centers, strengthening our ability to counsel clients on their most important private equity transactions.”

At Jones Day, Mr. Oswald joins a firm that provides counsel to many of the world’s leading private equity, venture capital and real estate funds, family offices, and sovereign wealth funds. He will work alongside Jones Day lawyers worldwide to provide clients with the full range of complementary services to assist with buyouts, venture investments, co-investments, fund formations, and take-private transactions.

“Zack is an accomplished fund formation lawyer who has worked on a wide variety of transactions, even serving as in-house legal counsel to an alternative investments firm,” said Andrew Levine, who co-leads Jones Day’s Private Equity Practice. “This diverse experience gives him a well-informed perspective for how to structure global deals. We are pleased to welcome him to Jones Day and look forward to working with him to serve our clients.”

Mr. Oswald earned his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School and his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Jones Day is a global law firm with more than 2,400 lawyers in 42 offices across five continents. The Firm is distinguished by: a singular tradition of client service; the mutual commitment to, and the seamless collaboration of, a true partnership; formidable legal talent across multiple disciplines and jurisdictions; and shared professional values that focus on client needs.