About Allison C. Yacker

Allison Yacker represents a variety of participants in the financial markets, gaining a broad base of knowledge that benefits all of her clients. She represents asset managers and investors in transactional, regulatory and corporate issues. Her significant experience on both the buy side and the sell side allows her to structure products efficiently and to analyze issues from all perspectives.

A creative problem solver for financial market participants

A number of different client types call on Allison's ability to provide comprehensive and efficient advice. She represents hedge funds, private equity funds, commodity pools, insurance dedicated funds and managed account platforms that participate in a wide variety of asset classes. She also works with the institutional investors — including sovereign wealth funds, foundations, insurance companies, pension plans, family offices and endowments — that invest in them. The breadth of her work keeps Allison current on a wide range of market terms, and helps her to provide commercially practical advice.

Allison is sought after for her skill in structuring products by asset managers and private equity sponsors using investment strategies based on everything from distressed debt to quantitative trading. She also counsels asset managers on regulatory compliance, including registration issues, and ongoing corporate concerns like employment and intellectual property matters. She also advises clients on security token offerings and other cryptocurrency- and ICO-related matters.

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Practice Focus

  • Fund formation
  • Early-stage investing/seed transactions
  • Structured products and financing
  • Trading documentation

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