The following are examples of representative engagements:

Wealth Manager Mergers and Acquisitions

Act as counsel to the Special Committee of the Board of Stira Alcentra Global Credit Fund (NASDAQ: XSACX) in connection with that Fund’s merger into Priority Income Fund, Inc. (in process)

Represented Blanke Schein Wealth Management, LLC (wealth manager with $350 million in AUM) in its acquisition by HighTower Advisors (2019)

Represented HT/Deggelman Parker Group, LLC (wealth manager with $350 million in AUM) in its acquisition by HighTower Advisors (2019)

Represented Bordeaux Wealth Advisors LLC (wealth manager with $2.2 billion in AUM) in its acquisition by Focus Financial Partners, LLC (2017)

Represented the Glowacki Group, LLC (wealth manager with $350 million in AUM at the time of the acquisition) in its acquisition by Aspiriant, LLC (2016)

Represented Merriman Wealth Management, LLC (wealth manager with $2.4 billion in AUM) in its acquisition by Focus Financial Partners, LLC (2013)

Investment Adviser Mergers and Acquisitions

Represented Aristotle Capital Management, LLC in its lift out of Aristotle Atlantic Partners, LLC (institutional asset manager with $286 million in AUM) from Deutsche Investment Management Americas Inc. (2016)

Represented Aristotle Capital Management, LLC in its acquisition of Eagle Investment Management Boston (institutional asset manager with $2.4 billion million in AUM) from Raymond James (2016)

Represented Bradford & Marzec, LLC (institutional asset manager with $4 billion in AUM at the time of the acquisition) in its acquisition by Tortoise Credit Strategies, LLC (2016)

Represented West Gate Horizons Advisors, LLC (institutional asset manager with $1.5 billion in AUM at the time of the acquisition) in its acquisition by Rothschild North America Holdings Inc. (2015)

Represented MetWest Ventures, LLC in its acquisition of Aristotle Capital Management, LLC (FKA Reed Conner & Birdwell, LLC) (institutional asset manager with $13.7 billion in AUM) from (2011)

(AUM numbers above are most recently reported, unless otherwise noted)

Other Mergers and Acquisitions

Represented Email Aptitude LLC in its acquisition by Elite SEM Inc. for $14.3 million (2018)

Represented U Brands in its acquisition by The Smead Manufacturing Company (2017)

Recent Private Fund Securities Offerings

Emerging Technologies Fund III LLC / Emerging Technologies Fund III LP (Cayman), private equity master-feeder fund (offering ongoing)

Clancy Lane Partners, LLC, real estate SPV (offering ongoing)

Manhattan West Tax Deferred Real Estate Fund II, LLC, real estate fund (offering ongoing)

Manhattan West Tax Deferred Real Estate SPV, LP, real estate fund (2018)

Manhattan West Real Estate SPV VIII, LLC, real estate fund (2018)

Manhattan West Real Estate SPV VII, LLC, real estate fund (2018)

La Playa Capital Fund, L.P., cryptocurrency fund (continuous)

Hedgecap Partners, fund of hedge funds (continuous)

Leveraged Global Opportunity Fund, LP, hedge fund (continuous)

Pelicanview Total Return Fund, hedge fund (continuous)

Genesee Value Management, LLC, hedge fund (continuous)

OFPP LLC, private equity fund (continuous)

Armory Credit Opportunity Fund, LP, distressed debt fund (continuous)

Other Transactions

Representing Pasadena Private Finance, LLC, a commercial finance lender, in connection with its ongoing $30,000,000 private placement

Represented Wedbush Capital in its $10 million credit facility from NexBank SSB (2018)

Represented Wedbush Asset Management, LLC in its acquisition of a membership interest in Chelsea Counsel Company, an investment manager (2016)

Represented Armory Capital Group, LLC in its $90 million synthetic CLO warehouse facility (2016) with Scotiabank

Represented Wedbush Capital, LLC in the formation of its hedge fund joint venture (TCW Sepulveda) with TCW Asset Management Company (2016)

Other Engagements

Construction Protective Services, a nation-wide electronic security and guard company with over 3,500 employees. We provide advice on acquisition, corporate, real estate and finance matters and civil litigation.

Vista Investments LLC, a real estate firm that owns, develops and manages hospitality assets on the West Coast. Vista is also the owner of the Vagabond Inn franchise. We provide legal advice on real estate acquisition and finance matters, employment, general corporate matters and civil litigation.

High Net Worth Individuals

Cohen/Mainzer serves as counsel to high net worth individuals and families in connection with their investment, real estate, general corporate, commercial/contract, employment and civil litigation matters.

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Contracts

Securities

Finance

Employment

Real Estate

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Pro Bono

Volunteer attorney for the Los Angeles County Bar Association AIDS Legal Services Project, representing HIV positive disabled people with debtor-creditor, landlord-tenant and other legal matters.