Nicole Macarchuk
Partner | San Francisco
Nicole Macarchuk

Nicole Macarchuk is a partner in Dechert’s corporate and securities group, focusing on private equity, private credit and mergers and acquisitions. As a former general counsel and chief operating officer of several premier global alternative asset managers, Ms. Macarchuk leverages her extensive knowledge of the alternative asset management industry to advise clients on their most significant and complex matters.

Ms. Macarchuk began her legal career in private practice at major international law firms and became co-general counsel at alternative asset management firm Sculptor Capital Management, formerly Och-Ziff Capital Management, in 2004. There, she was responsible for the firm’s global private equity, energy and transactional business groups and initiatives, as well as the U.S. public distressed debt, structured products and public equity business units with respect to transactional matters. She then joined global investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.  in 2010 as a managing director and general counsel of public markets, including KKR Credit Advisors (US) LLC and KKR Financial Holdings LLC until 2018, when she joined Angel Island Capital, a specialty finance portfolio company of Golden Gate Capital. Ms. Macarchuk is also a member of the Board of Directors of Heluna Health. Ms. Macarchuk is admitted in New York only; she is not admitted in California.

  • Private Credit: An All-Weather Asset Class – Kayo Private Equity Summit, Kayo Conference Series – Miami, FL (June 13th, 2023)
  • Fund Innovation and Trends – ICI 2022 Securities Law Developments Conference, Virtual (October 11th, 2022)
    • Fordham University, B.A., Economics, 1990
    • Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 1993, cum laude
    • Admitted in New York only; not admitted in California