C. Robert Bruner

C. Robert Bruner



  • Capital Markets and Securities
  • Corporate
  • Debt and Equity Financing
  • Fund Formation and Management

WSG Practice Industries


Haynes and Boone
Texas, U.S.A.

Robert Bruner is a member of the Investment Management Practice Group in the firm's Dallas office. His practice focuses on private equity and hedge fund formation, private equity investments, hedge fund investments, investment management agreements, and corporate compliance and governance. Robert regularly advises investment funds, investment advisors, and commodity pool operators and traders with regards to the formation, organization and operation of both hedge funds and private equity funds and their compliance with applicable federal and state laws. Robert also represents clients across a broad range of industries in various corporate and securities matters, including the preparation of securities filings with the SEC, such as Schedule 13D, Schedule 13G, Form 13F, Forms 3, 4, and 5 and Form ADV.

Bar Admissions



J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law, 2013;
B.A., Furman University, 2010
Areas of Practice

Capital Markets and Securities | Corporate | Debt and Equity Financing | Fund Formation and Management | Investment Management | Regulatory Compliance

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Structuring and forming business entities, including corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies.
Assisting clients in general corporate matters.

Assisting clients in buy-outs, recapitalizations and restructurings.

Representing clients in private placements of securities.

Representing numerous institutions and family offices in their investments into hedge funds, private equity and venture capital funds and fund of funds.

Representing numerous institutional investors and family offices in structuring and negotiating separately managed accounts.

Advising private equity and hedge funds in their compliance with securities laws.

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