Law firm Sidley Austin has appointed Alyssa A. Grikscheit as a partner in the Latin America and investment funds, advisers and derivatives practices.
She will be based in the New York office and will focus on cross-border transactions and alternative investment funds.
Grikscheit has significant experience representing clients in Latin American, emerging market and other cross-border transactions, including M&A, joint ventures and fund formation.
“Alyssa brings considerable experience in cross-border transactions in emerging and developed markets and fund formation, particularly for funds involving international investments and alternative asset classes,” says Carlos A. Rodriguez, a partner in the firm’s Latin America practice and a member of the firm’s executive committee. “She will further expand our capabilities in Latin America in hedge and private equity fund formation. We are thrilled to welcome her to the firm.”
“Sidley offers a premier, global practice in structuring and advising investment funds and advisers,” says Grikscheit. “I look forward to practicing in a firm with an active commitment to growing its cross-border practice and strategic interest in expanding its Latin American capabilities.”
Sidley’s Latin America practice group represents national and multinational corporations and financial institutions, sovereign governments and state-owned enterprises in Latin America.