Venera Ziegler is partner in Torys Private Equity Practice and is based in New York. Venera frequently represents U.S. and non-U.S. private equity fund sponsors in connection with the structuring, formation, operation and restructuring of private investment funds. In addition, she represents institutional investors in connection with their investments in private investment funds.
Venera also represents private equity fund sponsors and their personnel in connection with economic sharing arrangements and various employment and separation agreements. She also provides regulatory advice to investment advisers with respect to federal securities laws, investment adviser and investment company laws and Commodity Exchange Act and CFTC rules and regulations.
Venera speaks Bulgarian, Italian and Russian.