Andrew McDonough

Partner at Winston & Strawn LLP

Andrew McDonough

Andrew McDonough

Partner at Winston & Strawn LLP

Biography

Andy McDonough has practiced law at Winston & Strawn since 1986 and is a partner in the firm’s Chicago office. Mr. McDonough concentrates his practice in private equity fund formations, capital raising and related private investment partnership matters, as well as acquisitions, divestitures, mergers, and joint ventures. Mr. McDonough also has extensive experience with institutional investors generally in alternative asset investments, as well as structuring startups, joint ventures, and other long-term projects.

Mr. McDonough has represented sponsors and institutional investors partners in all stages of the investment partnership and alternative asset lifecycle, including:

Formation of buyout, health care, venture capital, debt, fund of funds, and real estate funds.
Co-investment activity.
Registration and compliance with regulatory schemes, including the Investment Company Act, Investment Advisers Act of 1940, and ERISA’s fiduciary duty and prohibited transaction regulation.
No fault divorces within funds.
Buy-sell exercises and disputes, including a seven-court marathon over valuation of a $1 billion-plus investment.
Sponsor separations, management team splitoffs, divorces, and partner withdrawals.
Secondary market portfolio transactions.

Mr. McDonough has represented fund sponsors in acquisition and divestiture activities involving platform acquisitions, management buyouts, add-on acquisitions, dividend recapitalizations, restructurings and exits, including:

Representation of midmarket buyout funds and portfolio companies in numerous platform acquisitions, add-ons, recapitalizations, and exits.
Representation of funds, portfolio companies and institutional investors with co-investments and minority equity and debt investments.


Education
Mr. McDonough received a B.A. from The Ohio State University in 1983 and a J.D. from The Ohio State University College of Law in 1986, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif and was an editor and staff member of The Ohio State Law Journal.
Law School
Ohio State University
JD, 1986
Law School
Illinois

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Andrew McDonough
Partner at Winston & Strawn LLP
Career History
Partner
1986 - Current

Winston & Strawn LLP provides legal services. The company's practice areas include antitrust & trade regulations, employment & labor relations, intellectual property, taxation & trusts, and estates. It was founded in 1853 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Political Donations
$1,000
2010

Former Senator from Illinois

$1,500
2010

Senator from Iowa

$250
2009

Senator from Minnesota

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Morningstar, Inc. purchases HelloWallet LLC from Grotech Ventures, Revolution Ventures, TDF Ventures LLC

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Post Holdings, Inc. purchases Golden Boy Foods Ltd. from Tricor Pacific Capital

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