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EMex Americas: The Emerging Manager Exchange
September 15, 2022
Grant Thornton Head OfficeNew York, NY

Jason Grunfeld
Partner & Head of Business Development at Kleinberg Kaplan


Jason Grunfeld is a Partner and Head of Business Development for Kleinberg Kaplan. Jason advises private investment funds and their managers on the full spectrum of strategic issues related to their formation, structure and operation, including seed deals, strategic investments and side letters. He also structures agreements among the principals of management companies as well as helps the firm's clients with managed account agreements, solicitation agreements, investor presentations and advises them on general securities matters. In addition, Jason deals with employment issues, including drafting employment agreements and termination/separation agreements for executives, both within the financial services area as well as in other sectors.

Jason is highly regarded throughout the private investment funds industry and frequently speaks at industry conferences and events. He is also an active thought leader and presenter for a prominent COO/CFO Hedge Fund Group. Jason has been recognized by commentary in The Legal 500: United States, Super Lawyers, and by Who’s Who Legal as one of the top lawyers for “Private Funds.”

Jason facilitates connections for clients and service providers by leveraging his robust network that includes prime brokers, major accounting firms and fund administrators. He brings to bear his networking skills and client focus as the head of business development for Kleinberg Kaplan, a role in which he oversees the firm’s approach to client service.

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Agenda Sessions

  • Tax and Fund Structuring: Strategies for Operational Efficiency

  • Opening Judge Discussion: Beyond Size and Performance - The Top 5 Ingredients Allocators Are Looking For?