Hiroko Atherton

Hiroko Atherton
Partner & General Counsel

Hiroko plays a central role in CapGen’s due diligence process – all funds and investment opportunities are reviewed by Hiroko who brings her long experience as a funds lawyer to bear on the firm’s investment decisions. Hiroko’s role as General Counsel internally means she also contributes to client and regulatory questions. Before joining CapGen in 2013, Hiroko was a Senior Associate in the investment funds team at Proskauer Rose. She started her career at Travers Smith as an investment funds Associate. During her time in private practice, Hiroko acted for institutional investors into private equity, hedge and other alternative funds, direct co-investments and secondary transactions. She also acted for fund managers on the structuring and raising of private investment funds. Hiroko has a first class honours degree from King’s College London in Music, a postgraduate diploma in Law and qualified in 2006 as a Solicitor in England and Wales.