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Vedder Thinking | News Joseph M. Mannon to Co-Chair Investment Services Group (ISG)

Collaborative leadership team expands ISG’s client service reach and capabilities

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Vedder Price is pleased to announce that Shareholder Joseph M. Mannon has been named Co-Chair of the firm’s Investment Services group. Joe will serve in this position together with Cathy Gonzales O’Kelly and Bruce Rosenblum. The change positions the group for continued growth, providing exceptional service and thought leadership to a growing list of clients across the United States and beyond.

“The firm is thrilled to elevate Joe Mannon to the Investment Services group’s leadership team. Joe brings a unique ability to bridge the mutual fund/ETF world with private funds. He is also a leader in the acquisition and sale of investment advisers. His unique skill set reflects the ever-changing investment services landscape and brings a new edge to ISG leadership,” said Michael Nemeroff, Vedder Price President and CEO. “ISG has built a national reputation under the leadership of Cathy Gonzales O’Kelly and Bruce Rosenblum. Joe looks to build upon that reputation by enhancing it with new products and services.”

Joe focuses his practice on legal and compliance matters for investment advisers, exchange-traded funds, mutual funds, closed-end funds and unregistered vehicles, including private equity, venture capital, hedge funds, real estate and other investment entities. Joe frequently counsels clients on fund formation and structuring matters for funds organized both in the United States and abroad. He also counsels clients on issues relating to commodity trading advisers and commodity pool operators. He also leads a team of lawyers focused on the acquisition and sale of investment advisers in both the wealth management and institutional asset management sectors.

Vedder Price’s ISG has extensive experience in matters related to the design, organization and distribution of investment products throughout the world. ISG also assists with investment company and investment adviser securities regulation and compliance matters, derivatives and financial product matters, and ERISA and tax matters.


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