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, distressed funds, co-investment funds 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 matters involving management company “upper tier” arrangements and general corporate governance.


Memberships & Affiliations

Certified Public Accountant


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2009New York


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