Kristine M. Koren

Corporate & Securities, Private Equity, Funds & Investment Management, Fund Formation & Investment Management


Kristine M. Koren represents sponsor and investor clients in the formation and capitalization of a diverse range of United States and offshore private investment funds and asset managers, including related financing, co-investment, acquisition and exit transactions. Her clients include private funds, financial services firms, sovereign wealth funds, family offices, high net worth individuals and other asset managers.


  • Advised on the formation of a $12 billion hedge fund with structured side pockets for various real estate strategies.
  • Advised on the formation of various $100 million to $500 million strategy-specific or regional funds.
  • Advised on the formation of a $600 million managed account with a co-investment strategy.
  • Advised on the formation of “single investor funds” and managed accounts, including a $1.5 billion managed account with a hybrid hedge and private equity strategy.


  • Cornell Law School, JD, cum laude
  • Harvard University, AB, magna cum laude, Government


  • New York
  • Puerto Rico


  • US District Court for the District of Puerto Rico


  • Spanish
  • French

Professional & Community Involvement

  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association (Co-Chair, Founding Member, Private Investment Funds Subcommittee; Member, Securities Regulation Committee)
  • New York City Bar Association
  • National Hispanic Bar Association
  • Puerto Rico Bar Association