International law firm Osborne Clarke has advised Centralis (backed by CBPE) on the expansion of its business by welcoming Wheelhouse Advisors to the Group.

Centralis Group is a leading international corporate & fund services provider, offering a full range of services and expertise to its global client base, and has established itself as an industry leader providing a customer-centric tailored service via over 200 highly experienced professionals.  The Group is headquartered in Luxembourg, with a presence in 13 countries.

A strategic partner to the investment management sector, Wheelhouse Advisors supports more than 900 clients globally, with over $130bn of assets under reporting. Specialising in regulatory and prudential management, regulatory reporting, accounting and tax, Wheelhouse Advisors’ solutions are designed to reduce risk, improve efficiencies and create value.

The Osborne Clarke team advising Centralis was led by a corporate team including partner Alistair Francis, associate director William Nicolson, associate Katie Tait and trainee Zoe Hughes-Nind.  Associate director Matthew Sharkey and associate Gabriella Thornton advised on commercial matters, associate director James Hamon on tax, and associate Isabel Boyce and legal director Claire Bowles on employment.

The transaction will provide further depth and breadth to Centralis’s offering to the Asset Management sector and complements its strategic goal of broadening its client base and its UK presence in this fast-growing market.

The deal is subject to customary regulatory approvals, and is expected to close in the second quarter of 2022.

Osborne Clarke’s Corporate team is considered the go-to practice for many businesses, working with leading global businesses, fast-growth start-ups and market challengers.

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