Howard J. Beber is a partner in the Corporate Department and co-head of the Private Funds Group, which is recognized by Chambers Global, Chambers USA and US Legal 500. His practice focuses on representing private funds sponsors in all aspects of their business, including fund formation and ongoing operations and internal structuring and compliance. His practice includes buyout, growth equity, venture capital, private credit, secondary and fund-of-funds, ranging from some of the largest and well known sponsors in the industry to newly-formed managers.
He advises clients on a broad range of secondary transactions, including the acquisition and sale of partnership interests, tender offers, preferred equity financings, continuation funds, fund restructurings and other GP-led transactions, and has worked with several management teams on large spin-out transactions. Howard routinely represents some of the most active institutional and fund-of-fund investors when investing in venture capital, growth equity, buyout, private credit and other private investment funds, as well as co-investment transactions.
Howard has been an active member of the Private Investment Funds industry for many years. He is frequently tapped to weigh-in as an industry expert and has been invited as a guest speaker at Harvard Law School and on a panel mentoring members of the Young Jewish Professionals association, amongst other major industry events. Howard has also authored numerous articles regarding managing and investing in private investment funds, and is a contributing author to “The Business of Venture Capital,” a leading book on the venture capital industry.
Edited by Timothy W. Mungovan, Howard J. Beber, Michael R. Hackett, Steohen T. Mears, Kevin J. Perra and Joshua M. Newville