- Business advisory
- Company secretarial
- Corporate real estate
- Equity capital markets
- International expansion
- Investment funds
- Joint ventures
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Private equity - management advisory
- Private equity - sponsors
- Reorganisations and demergers
- Restructuring and insolvency
- Venture and growth capital
Successfully launching a new fund is a complex and involved business, requiring advice that looks beyond the first investment. Our team has been helping managers to successfully structure, launch and manage funds for years and our experience covers the vast range of fund structures and strategies. That experience enables us to take managers through the life of an investment fund, from the structuring and establishment of management businesses, to developing effective structures for fund vehicles, while finding the best fit with underlying investment and trading strategies.
Our diverse range of services range from developing optimal structures for management, trading and fund vehicles, and structuring options around carried-interest, co-investment and other participation's, right through to peerless tax planning and structuring, service-provider relationship negotiation and providing regulatory advice around management, capital-raising, trading and distribution. Naturally we deal also with a wide range of funds, including Private Equity, Real Estate, Venture Capital, Hedge, Retail, Infrastructure and Natural Resources. Above all, our funds team is ranked among the best and knows what it takes to support your business through the fundraising phase and beyond.
Bridges Ventures LLP
Advised on the formation of Bridges Property Alternatives Funds III (2015) and IV (2016).
Foresight Group LLP
Advised on the launch of its second regional investment fund, an LP fund targeting £60m in commitments for private equity investment into the North West of England, with the backing of various local government pension schemes in the region.
Chenavari Investment Managers
Advised on the structuring and establishment of the Chenavari Real Estate Fund II, a £350m fund structured as a Luxembourg partnership with a Luxembourg AIFM created to provide debt to European real estate.
Advised on all aspects of structuring and establishment of the Niam Nordic VI closed-ended real estate fund with equity commitments of €800 million.
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