August Sangese is a corporate partner in the Investment Funds Practice Group in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. August focuses his practice on the formation, structuring and management of a variety of private equity funds, hedge funds, credit funds, hybrid funds, co-investment funds, fund-of-funds, funds-of-one and seed capital funds. He also advises leading global investment firms in their investment management M&A transactions, including minority investments, seed capital transactions, and strategic partnership arrangements. He also advises clients on complex management company “upper tier” arrangements, general corporate governance and regulatory matters affecting fund sponsors.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2009New York


  • St. John's University School of LawJ.D.cum laude2008
  • Hofstra UniversityB.A., Business Administration & Accountingcum laude2001

Other Distinctions

Certified Public Accountant