Alex Kelly, Global Vice Chair of the Private Equity & Investments Funds Practice, represents private equity firms, asset managers, and other public and private companies in corporate transactions across a wide range of industries, including asset management, technology, infrastructure, and consumer retail.

Ms. Kelly has been recognized as one of the Top Women in Dealmaking by The Deal, a 40 Under 40 Honoree by Bloomberg Law 2021, a Next Generation Partner by The Legal 500 US, an Up and Coming Lawyer by Chambers USA, a Rising Star in the field of private equity by Law360, and an Emerging Leader by the M&A Advisor.

Ms. Kelly previously served on the firm’s Associates Committee.

Ms. Kelly's experience includes:

Asset Manager / Financial Services Representations:

  • Special Committee of the Board of Sculptor Capital Management, an alternative asset manager, in its sale to Rithm Capital Management
  • Simon Property Group in the acquisition of a 50% interest in Jamestown, a real estate investment manager
  • L Catterton in the sale of a minority “GP stakes” interest to Hunter Point Capital 
  • VMG Partners in the sale of a minority “GP stakes” interest to Bonaccord Capital Partners
  • Ares in the acquisition of the Black Creek Group, a real estate investment advisory and distribution firm
  • PIMCO in the acquisitions of Allianz Real Estate, a real estate asset manager, and Gurtin Municipal Bond Management, a fixed-income asset manager
  • Azimut, a global asset manager, in the acquisition of Sanctuary Wealth, an asset manager that serves as a platform for breakaway financial advisors, and in minority “GP stakes” investments in Roundshield Partners, a global real estate investment management firm and Kennedy Capital Management, a US investment manager
  • Onex in the acquisition of Falcon Investment Advisors, a private equity asset manager
  • BC Partners in its investment in Advantage Capital Holdings, an insurance and reinsurance platform
  • GTCR in the acquisition of AssuredPartners, a US insurance brokerage firm, and Ultimus Fund Solutions and The Gemini Companies, each providers of full service fund administration solutions
  • Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase, and Morgan Stanley in forming a fin-tech joint venture with SmartStream Technologies
  • Credit Suisse in forming a fintech joint venture with Palantir Technologies

Other Private Equity Representations:

  • Warburg Pincus in the proposed investment in Everise, a global healthcare services outsourcing company 
  • Entrepreneurial Equity Partners in the acquisition s of Roskam Baking Company and Marsan Foods and its merger into Organic Milling
  • Content Partners, an entertainment-focused private equity firm, in the sale of a portfolio of profit participation and other interests to Carlyle
  • Antin Infrastructure Partners in the acquisition of Origis Energy, a vertically integrated renewable energy platform
  • GCM Grosvenor in the acquisition of ReSource Waste Services, a processor of construction and demolition material
  • HPS Investment Partners in the acquisition and subsequent sale of Waste Industries USA, a provider of solid waste and recycling services and its acquisition of a minority interest in Benefytt Technologies, a global health insurance technology company

Strategic Company Representations:

  • DXC Technology in the sale of its state and local health and human services business, and healthcare software business, and acquisition of Molina Medicaid Solutions
  • Evertec, Inc. in the sale of certain technology assets to Popular, Inc.
  • L’Oréal in the acquisition of Youth to the People, a skincare company
  • Endeavor Operating Company in the acquisition of On Location Experiences, a hospitality company and its partnership with the NFL
  • Applause, Inc., a global leader of digital experience quality, in its sale to Vista Equity Partners
  • CANarchy Craft Brewery Collective in the sale of its craft beer and hard seltzer business to Monster Beverage Corporation

Bar Qualification

  • New York


  • JD, New York University School of Law, 2008
    cum laude
  • MA, University of Chicago, 2005
    with honors
  • BA, Binghamton University, 2004
    summa cum laude