In light of the rapidly changing coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, Troutman Sanders and Pepper Hamilton have postponed the effective date of their previously announced merger until July 1, 2020. The new firm – Troutman Pepper – will feature 1,100+ attorneys across 23 U.S. offices. Read more.


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Pepper Hamilton's Program for Emerging Managers

Pepper Hamilton's Program for Emerging Managers

Pepper Hamilton’s unique ACORNTM Program (Asset management Compliance and Operational Regulatory jumpstart iNitiative) is designed for emerging investment managers and their newly formed hedge funds.

In today’s equity and debt markets, there is a growing number of experienced investment management professionals looking to leave their institutions and set up their own shops. Launching a private fund can be an exciting but daunting task.

Where do you start?

Where do you go for help?

Pepper’s ACORN Program is designed to bring an affordable package of resources to qualifying new hedge fund managers at the early stages of their operations.

Visit for more information on the program and an online Questionnaire.

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