Eversheds Sutherland Strengthens Global Fund Building Capabilities with Partner Ed Winters

Evershed Sutherland is pleased to announce that Ed Winters has joined the firm’s Corporate Practice Group in New York as a partner. Mr. Winters is an accomplished lawyer with nearly 20 years of experience in fund formation and related corporate matters. Admitted to practice law in the US and UK, he guides US and international clients through the regulatory, transactional and corporate governance challenges of managing investments, particularly in the UK market. European, bringing valuable skills to Eversheds Sutherland’s global fund formation capabilities. .

“We are thrilled to welcome Ed to our corporate practice group,” said Mark D. Wasserman, co-CEO of Eversheds Sutherland. “Ed brings significant cross-border experience to our global, multi-jurisdictional, multi-asset class private equity team that guides clients through every stage of the investment cycle.”


“Ed has a well-developed practice that brings depth and breadth to our global fund training team,” Partner said. Robert J. Pile, co-head of Global Corporate. “His dedicated support of US clients and foreign investors seeking opportunities on both sides of the Atlantic makes him a great addition to our group.”

Michaela WalkerPartner and Head of Financial Services, added:
“Ed’s arrival is the latest step in the growth of our alternative funds practice and we are delighted to welcome someone of his skills and caliber on board. We already have a significant work force in major financial services centers, but the additional multi-jurisdictional experience Ed brings will further enhance the work we do with our wider global client base.

Mr Winters, who comes from New York-based Morrison Cohen, advises clients on fund formation, representing asset managers, insurers, family offices, fintech start-ups and institutional investors.

He advises financial institutions on the structuring and distribution of investment funds domiciled in the United States, Europe and offshore jurisdictions, with an emphasis on those employing alternative strategies, including assisting private equity firms -investment in the acquisition, disposal and operation of holding companies. He has also trained numerous mutual funds and UCITS, in particular by organizing their passporting throughout the European Union and advising fund administrators on their duties. He also advises investment advisers on compliance with regulatory developments and their interaction with domestic and foreign financial regulators, ranging from clearance applications to enforcement proceedings.

Prior to joining Eversheds Sutherland, he was a partner in several New York-based firms and previously headed the US-Luxembourg office of a major international law firm. Previously, he was an international consultant and senior partner in two major international firms. This return to private practice came after 11 years in the global asset management industry, including as senior in-house legal counsel for several UK investment management firms.

About Eversheds Sutherland’s Global Private Capital Team

With years of global experience working alongside our clients in private capital markets, Eversheds Sutherland’s Private Capital team helps clients assess and diversify their portfolio to incorporate alternative investments and stable assets and revenue generators to match liabilities and add value. Our Private Capital team advises sponsors, product providers, institutional investors and alternative sources of capital in the execution and management of their private capital strategies throughout the investment life cycle. Our private fund regulatory, finance and tax teams support the structuring, financing and launch of funds across all major asset classes, including private equity, venture capital, private debt, energy and infrastructure, real estate
succession and alternatives. At the portfolio level, our transactional, financial and advisory teams advise on all aspects of acquiring, leveraging, managing, restructuring and exiting portfolio assets.

About the Eversheds Sutherland Corporate Practice Group

Eversheds Sutherland’s corporate lawyers serve all public and private companies in virtually every industry, with almost every type of transaction.

Eversheds Sutherland helps clients understand all of business law, enabling them to grow and prosper. We continuously monitor the economic, regulatory and legislative environment so that we can guide our clients to new opportunities while minimizing risk. We represent public and private companies in virtually every type of transaction, and our client list spans the full spectrum of industries.

Eversheds Sutherland works with its clients to raise billions in public and private capital. Our attorneys serve virtually every business legal need, including general business counsel, finance, mergers, acquisitions and other transformative transactions, corporate governance and compliance in an evolving regulatory environment. We work seamlessly with lawyers in other practice areas of the firm to achieve our clients’ business goals, allowing clients to benefit from lawyers who know the opportunities, obstacles and pitfalls of each sector. We oversee complex transactions and matters, and bring a collaborative and integrated approach to problem solving.


About Eversheds Sutherland
As one of the top 10 law firms in the world, Eversheds Sutherland provides legal services to a global clientele ranging from small and medium-sized businesses to the largest multinationals, acting for 79 of the Fortune 100, 65 of the FTSE 100 and 134 of the Fortune 200. .

With over 3,000 lawyers, Eversheds Sutherland operates in over 70 offices in over 30 countries across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the United States. In addition, a network of over 200 related law firms, including formalized alliances in Latin America, Asia-Pacific and Africa, provides support around the world.

Eversheds Sutherland provides the full range of legal services, including corporate and mergers and acquisitions; dispute resolution and litigation; energy and infrastructure; finance; human capital and labor law; intellectual property; real estate and construction; and taxation.

Eversheds Sutherland is a global legal practice and comprises two separate legal entities: Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP (UK head office) and Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP (US head office), and their respective controlled companies, managed, affiliated and members. businesses. Use of the name Eversheds Sutherland is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply that the member firms or their controlled, managed or affiliated entities form a partnership or part of any global LLP. For more information, visit eversheds-sutherland.com.

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