Brian S. Vargo works with investment management firms and related enterprises, funds (both private and registered), and investors on a wide range of matters and issues relating to organization, governance, finance, operations, and compliance with securities and commodities laws and regulations.
Mr. Vargo has also advised and represented clients in numerous complex securities, financial, and business transactions, including the organization and offering of domestic and offshore hedge funds, registered funds, collateralized bond and debt funds, and other structured finance products; mergers, acquisitions, and reorganizations of funds and investment management businesses; private placement investments; and liquidity and leveraging lines of credit.
John Carroll University, B.A., 1982
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 1985, Cum laude
Mr. Vargo is a founding member, officer, and former chairman of the board of the Mid-Atlantic Hedge Fund Association. He served as a co-chair of the Investment Companies Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association for seven years and has served as a member of the executive committee of the Business Law Section. Mr. Vargo is an adjunct faculty member at Villanova University School of Law (lecturing on the law of investment management) and served as the associate editor of the Villanova Journal of Law & Investment Management.