Goal Investment Management’s Launch of Investment Fund

K&L Gates advised Goal Investment Management on the deal.

Goal Investment Management, a San Diego-based investment manager, announced the launch and first closing of Goal Investment Credit Fund, which invests in U.S. consumer credit assets. The first closing was anchored by Metropolitan Life Insurance Company and its affiliates.

Goal Investment Management is a wholly owned subsidiary of Goal Investment Group, a family of financial technology companies focused on consumer credit. Since 2013, Goal has invested its own capital in assets similar to those targeted by the fund.

The K&L Gates team that advised GIM was headed by partner Yasho Lahiri (Picture) and included partners Ruth Delaney, Nicholas Froio, Michael Hart, Michael McGrath, Anthony Nolan and Adam Tejeda; counsel Robert Weiss; and associates Chris Carson, Daniel Dykes, Lindsay Grossman, Thomas Meyer, Aaron Russ and Cole Wilhelmi.

Involved fees earner: Chris Carson – K&L Gates; Ruth Delaney – K&L Gates; Daniel Dykes – K&L Gates; Nicholas Froio – K&L Gates; Lindsay Grossman – K&L Gates; Michael Hart – K&L Gates; Yasho Lahiri – K&L Gates; Michael McGrath – K&L Gates; Thomas Meyer – K&L Gates; Anthony Nolan – K&L Gates; Aaron Russ – K&L Gates; Adam Tejeda – K&L Gates; Robert Weiss – K&L Gates; Cole Wilhelm – K&L Gates;

Law Firms: K&L Gates;

Clients: Goal Investment Management;