Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP is pleased to announce that Stephen M. Fields has joined the firm as a partner in its Corporate Department effective December 1, 2016. Mr. Fields focuses on investment transactions on behalf of fund managers engaged in leveraged buyouts, mezzanine investing, and venture capital investing across a wide variety of industries.
Stephen has formed more than 50 funds (private equity, mezzanine and venture capital) and has negotiated investments by numerous types of institutional investors, both foreign and domestic, including business development companies, pension funds, banks, unions, endowments and family investment entities. On both the formation side and the investment side, he has focused on middle-market funds that make minority, control and/or leveraged buyout investments. Mr. Fields is one of the few transactional lawyers in the U.S. with many years of experience representing Small Business Investment Companies in their formation, investment and loan transactions.