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Mani Ahmadi

Mani Ahmadi

General Corporate Counsel

New York
New York
Licensed in
CA
Loyola Law School
5.0 5
Clear Communication
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out of 2 reviews
About
Mr. Ahmadi is a corporate transaction specialist with more than thirteen years of experience advising private equity funds, multinational corporations, and start-ups. He specializes in advising on complex business transactions and providing external General Counsel services.

Mani has served as Senior Counsel at the prestigious firm of O'Melveny & Myers and most recently was General Counsel of KKR's Asia media and entertainment investment fund.

Currently, Mani serves as external General Counsel and advisor to select private equity funds, corporates, and start-ups. Mani prides himself on providing the highest caliber legal counsel
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14
Years
experience
Fortune 500 Badge
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Client Reviews

5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Mani has served as our external general counsel for several years. He has expertly navigated us through numerous M&A investments and exits as well as the multiple daily legal issues that arise in our business cycle. His efficient work style has helped reduce our overall legal expenses.We continue to use his services across our various businesses."

External General Counsel to Emerald Media
Non-UpCounsel Client
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Mani has served as our external general counsel to our venture capital fund from inception. He has guided us in transaction execution relating to our fund-raising process and capital deployment. He provides excellent and responsive service showing great knowledge of private equity transactions. Most importantly, he is a pleasure to work with. His ability to resolve issues quickly and on budget allows us to better focus on our business goals."

External General Counsel to Rocana Ventures
Non-UpCounsel Client

Work History

KKR

General Counsel to Emerald Media Platform

Jan 2016 - Jan 2018

Served as General Counsel in charge of structuring, due diligence, documentation, and transaction execution on multiple cross border private equity transactions across Asia.

Jan 2016 - Jan 2018

The Chernin Group

General Counsel to CA Media Platform

Jan 2012 - Jan 2016

Served as General Counsel in charge of structuring, due diligence, documentation, and transaction execution on multiple cross border private equity transactions across Asia.

Jan 2012 - Jan 2016

O'Melveny & Myers

Senior Counsel

Jun 2005 - Jan 2012

Served as Senior Counsel advising on multiple private equity, M&A, and capital markets transactions. Assisted with the launch of the firm's Singapore office wherein advised on multiple cross border U.S., Asia, and Europe transactions.

Jun 2005 - Jan 2012

Paul Hastings

Associate

Sep 2005 - Jun 2007

Served as as associate in the financial and restructuring group working on numerous secured lending, bankruptcy, and alternative financing transactions.

Sep 2005 - Jun 2007

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