Investment fund legal services across all asset classes.
We help on investment fund legal services across all asset classes – including formation and structuring, capital raising, investment management arrangements, regulation (including the AIFMD) and taxation.
We draw on unparalleled experience working with funds and asset managers throughout the world to provide tailored, innovative and valued-added advice. Our practice is deliberately broad so that we can use and share insights and best practice across different sectors, target markets and fund styles. We are well known for our work on both private and public funds.
We also regularly handle funds-related transactional and corporate finance work, including joint ventures, fund reconstructions, secondary transactions and joint co-investment arrangements.
Advising X2 Resources on the establishment of X2 Resources Partners.
This venture aimed to create a new mid-tier diversified mining and metals group that, with a total of $4bn of committed and $1.6bn of conditional capital funding, was one of the largest ever fund raisings by a first-time vehicle.
Advising Russia Direct Investment Fund
Advising Russia Direct Investment Fund on the establishment of several joint ventures and co-investment funds with Middle Eastern sovereign wealth funds.
Advising on London Stock Exchange listings and public capital raisings
Advising numerous investment companies and investment banks on London Stock Exchange listings and public capital raisings, including BH Macro, BH Global, Riverstone Energy and 3i Infrastructure.
Advising BACIT on its combination with Syncona to create a leading London-listed life science focussed investment company.
Acting on high-profile and innovative fund related transactions
Acting on high-profile and innovative fund related transactions, including the restructurings and Meinl European Land and GAM Holdings’ acquisitions of Renshaw Bay’s real estate finance fund management business and Cantab Capital Partners LLP.