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Conway MacKenzie’s Private Fund Services team maximizes stakeholder value in private capital funds involved with complex and challenging circumstances across a wide range of asset classes and situations. Our unique platform effectively leverages all of Conway MacKenzie’s practice areas and domain expertise to help private capital fund stakeholders maximize the value of investments during periods of fund-level transition, strategic change, recapitalization, restructuring or distress. Our broad experience and tailored approach delivers optimal results for our clients.

Conway MacKenzie has developed a track record of success working with private capital funds and their stakeholders over the past three decades. Our seasoned professionals bring a level of experience in private capital fund financial advisory services and transitional fund management that is unsurpassed. We have successfully undertaken advisory engagements and portfolio management roles for private investment funds across a wide range of complex and challenging circumstances, in multiple asset classes and with underlying investments in virtually all industries.

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Tail End Fund Advisory Services

$150M Buyout Fund Conway Mackenzie Corp PFS Arrow

Forensic Investigation of Municipal Alternative Portfolio

$115M Multiple Buyout Funds Conway Mackenzie Corp PFS Arrow

Stressed Credit Portfolio Evaluation

Commercial Bank Conway Mackenzie Corp PFS Arrow

Fund Management and Fiduciary Services


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Replacement GP

$125M Buyout Fund Conway Mackenzie Corp PFS Arrow

Interim Replacement GP

$120M Buyout Fund Conway Mackenzie Corp PFS Arrow

Chief Restructuring Officer

Large Multi-Strategy Hedge Fund Conway Mackenzie Corp PFS Arrow

Private Capital Advisory Services

Our team of Private Fund Services professionals draws on its experience in principal investing and leverages the operational, corporate finance, transaction advisory, forensic accounting and financial restructuring experience of Conway MacKenzie to provide a holistic approach to investors and managers of private capital funds.

Conway MacKenzie provides fund advisory services to both investors and managers in connection with the resolution of tail end funds and other circumstances of fund-level transition, strategic change, recapitalization, restructuring or distress:

  • Evaluating strategic alternatives available to maximize value  for private capital fund stakeholders
  • Preparing portfolio evaluations and valuations
  • Preparing fund and fund complex viability assessments
  • Negotiating fund restructurings and extensions
  • Analyzing fund liquidity, implementing liquidity enhancing initiatives and assisting with fund level financing
  • Providing enhanced transparency and credibility to allow for successful resolution of troubled fund situations
  • Performing fraud and forensic investigations and the provision of litigation consulting
  • Providing portfolio wind-down services
  • Providing third party analysis of GP LPAC requests, assisting LPACs meet their fiduciary obligations
  • Provide third party analysis in connection with partner separations
Fund Management & Fiduciary Services

Our team of Private Fund Services professionals draws on its experience in principal investing and leverages the operational, corporate finance, transaction advisory, forensic accounting and financial restructuring experience of Conway MacKenzie to provide a holistic approach to investors and managers of private capital funds.

We have successfully undertaken portfolio management and fiduciary roles for private equity and hedge funds across a wide range of complex and challenging circumstances.

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During periods of transition, Conway MacKenzie’s team of experts provide private capital fund management and fiduciary services that include:

  • Serving as permanent or interim replacement general partner/manager for private equity, venture capital, hedge and other private capital funds during periods of transition, or following no-fault and for-cause replacements of prior general partner
  • Acting as co-manager in connection with fund restructurings and recapitalizations
  • Serving as Chief Restructuring Officer
  • Acting as liquidating trustee or receiver

Conway MacKenzie has successfully undertaken portfolio management and fiduciary roles for private equity and hedge funds across a wide range of complex and challenging circumstances, including the following:

  • Fiduciary roles ranging from permanent and interim replacement general partner roles to chief restructuring officer
  • Situations ranging from for-cause and no-fault removals of former general partners/managers to fund-level bankruptcy
  • Investment stages ranging from venture capital to late stage buy-out funds as well a across the spectrum of hedge fund strategies
  • Funds domiciled in Delaware, Bermuda and the Cayman Islands
  • Portfolio company industry concentrations ranging from healthcare to retail, consumer products, industrial products, software, technology, business services and natural resources
  • Portfolio company ownership ranging from control to minority positions
  • Portfolio company life cycle stages ranging from growth/development stage to mature and from performing to distressed

In connection with transactions, Conway MacKenzie’s team of experts provide private capital fund management and fiduciary services that include:

  • Executing direct secondary acquisitions of credit/equity portfolios or individual assets in partnership with select capital providers
  • Originating, underwriting and executing transactions jointly with capital partners
  • Serving as general partner, or co-manager post acquisition