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Paralegal Investment Funds

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Dec 14,2018

Valid Through

Mar 29,2019

Posted on

Mar 06,2018

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


San Francisco, CA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - M&A
Corporate >> Corporate - Private Equity
Finance >> Finance - General
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Paralegal - Investment Funds
The candidate prepares and files incorporation and formation documents, including amendments, mergers, and dissolutions, typically in Delaware but also other jurisdictions. Prepares initial short form agreements. Prepares board consents and stockholder consents. Completes and files Form SS-4s to obtain EINs, as well as other tax related forms. Prepares securities filings prior to fund closings for submission to the applicable regulatory authority (Form IDs, Form Ds and Form 99s). Maintains closing checklist as necessary. Formulates solutions to problems which may arise, such as good standing issues. Interfaces with corporate service providers regarding statutory registered agent services (including changing contact information). Provides direct support to clients (using discretion to handle matters directly or involving an attorney). Subscription Booklet Tracking and Indexing. Reviews investor subscription booklets and indexes into Access database. Reviews investor subscription booklets and identifies follow up items. Contacts investor regarding follow up items relating to their subscription booklet. Creates and maintains Access database with revised investor information when updated documents arrive. Generate Reports from Access database. Generates and maintains fund status chart listing investor information including commitments. Generates Blue Sky reports after each closing listing states where state filings are required. Generates schedule showing the current investors along with their primary contact information and commitment amounts. Generates custom reports as needed per client/attorney request. Electronic Closing Files. Maintains executed electronic copies of all governing fund agreements, resolutions, opinions, support certificates, fund tax forms, securities filings, etc. Maintains electronic copies of subscription booklets and related side letters on document management server. Updates subscription booklet materials with revised documents from investors. Updates closing checklist as new fund related documents and agreements are complete. Maintains closing files which contain complete original hard copies of fund agreements, resolutions, opinions, opinion support certificates, good standings, fund tax forms, closing notice transmissions, securities filings, etc. Maintains hard copies, as needed, containing investor subscription booklets and fund transfer agreements. Updates subscription booklets with revised documents from investors. Maintains hard copies, as needed, containing investor side letters and related documents to the investor’s subscription materials. Handles signature page distribution to client containing documents needed for closing and securities filings. Prepares closing notices including General Partner acceptance pages. Prepares support certificates of firm opinions. Obtains executed firm opinion. Orders certified copies and good standing certificates. Identifies and resolves problems that arise. Verifies General Partner acceptance pages and distributes closing notices to investors. Runs Blue Sky audit and coordinates with fund attorneys regarding required state securities filings. Prepares closing book materials for new investors. Distributes closing book materials to the investors. Prepares final closing book index and assemble final closing book for client and firm fund team. Distributes final closing book materials to client and firm fund team. Uploads original closing files to records management database and sends final fund closing documents offsite. Bachelor's Degree required, meet CA AB 1761 requirements are needed. Should have 2+ years of Invest Funds experience. Should possess experience in one or more areas including M&A, private equity, debt finance, asset-backed securitization, fund formation, investment management and/or venture capital. Additional qualifications include excellent analytical and organizational abilities, solid communication and management skills, strong computer abilities, creativity, and initiative. Strong coordination and teamwork skills are needed. Planning and organization skills, including the ability to manage a number of projects concurrently is needed. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal is needed. Proficiency in the use of law office software, Microsoft Access and Microsoft Excel is strongly preferred.

Additional info

Job ID: 4467

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Kirkland & Ellis LLP.
555 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94104


"A Great Place to Get a Start "

Current Employee - Reviewed on December 16, 2017

Make sure that you don't let any good eggs get stuck with the bad eggs because of a simple misunderstanding.

Pros : I have been here for around two years now and everyone is happy and friendly. Any issues that I have had come up have been quickly fixed.
Cons : Some people don't last here very long because of how swiftly problems are dealt with. Some good eggs get mixed up in that.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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