iCapital is powering the world’s alternative investment marketplace. Our financial technology platform has transformed how advisors, wealth management firms, asset managers, and banks evaluate and recommend bespoke public and private market strategies for their high-net-worth clients. iCapital services approximately $166 billion in global client assets invested in 1,356 funds, as of August 2023.

iCapital has been named to the Forbes Fintech 50 for six consecutive years (2018 – 2023); a three-time selection by Forbes to its list of Best Startup Employers (2021 – 2023); and a three-time winner of MMI/Barron’s Solutions Provider award (See link below). 

 

About the Role

iCapital is hiring an Assistant Vice President, Fund Attorney, EMEA to join its International Legal team.  The focus will include representing iCapital in distribution agreement negotiations as well as supporting the launch of iCapital’s private funds for its EMEA and APAC clientele on a wide spectrum of matters, including marketing and fund formation and structuring.  The ideal candidate should have strong experience in both drafting and negotiating fund documents, distribution agreements and placement agreements.  The candidate will work closely with the Head of International Legal and will be an integral part of iCapital’s global legal team.  This is a unique opportunity to work with a dynamic team and meaningfully contribute to the expansion of a growing business.

 

Responsibilities

  • Negotiate various agreements with counterparties including many of the world’s largest and most sophisticated private banks, and distribution and placement agents
  • Draft and review private fund offering materials, partnership agreements and related private fund legal documentation
  • Coordinate with outside legal counsel with respect to a variety of issues including regulatory, corporate and fund investment work
  • Drive legal projects with on-time and on-budget results
  • Perform ad hoc research projects

 

Candidate Profile

  • Desire to work at a high-growth company in a fast-paced environment, reshaping the alternative investment ecosystem
  • 2-4 PQE of fund formation experience within the Investment Management space (Private Equity and Hedge Fund)
  • Strong knowledge of Luxembourg corporate structures and regulatory matters
  • Knowledge of the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and FINRA regulations is a plus
  • Qualified in the U.K., a member in good standing of the New York bar, or qualified in another jurisdiction
  • Knowledge of fund and cross-border regulations is a plus
  • Law firm or in-house experience at an asset management firm is a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Willingness to learn new topics and work in an evolving business environment
  • High level of integrity
  • A proactive attitude and ability to work cross-functionally an ability to think through complex concepts and tackle them in an organized and efficient manner

 

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