Terence Rozier-Byrd is a Partner in the Investment Management practice at Akin Gump in New York. Terence has fifteen years of experience representing private fund sponsors and institutional investors on a wide range of alternative investment matters. Terence represents institutional investors, including pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, endowments and family offices, in connection with their private fund investments.
In addition, Terence advises investors on the negotiation of co-investments, direct venture capital and growth equity investments and secondary transactions for interests in private funds and shares of private companies. On the fund sponsor side, Terence represents both emerging and institutional fund sponsors in connection with the formation and operation of private equity funds, venture capital funds, growth equity funds and hedge funds.
Outside of the firm, Terence is a member of the Dean’s Advisory Board of Boston University School of Law and serves on the Investor Advisory Council of Alumni Ventures Group.
Terence received his J.D. from Boston University School of Law and A.B. in Politics from Princeton University. While attending Princeton, Terence was a member of the basketball team and made two appearances in the NCAA tournament.