Investment funds

Our global investment funds team provides trusted counsel to international and domestic asset managers, financial institutions of every size, institutional investors and pension funds on the full spectrum of investment law, including the latest innovations, market practices and trends.

“Highly visible in its representation of investment banks and investment trusts in IPOs, with particular strength in the crossover space of real asset and debt listed funds.” Chambers UK, 2019

Our lawyers have deep experience in mutual funds, ETFs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital funds and alternative fund matters around the world. Working closely with our global tax team, we advise on the tax aspects of fund structuring and the related international tax implications.

Our areas of work include

  • Cross-border investment transactions
  • FinTech funds
  • Fund governance
  • Fund raising and marketing
  • Fund service provider agreements
  • Infrastructure funds
  • Investment funds
  • Investment fund structuring and establishment across all asset classes
  • Investment structuring, implementation and exits
  • Mutual funds, ETFs and closed-end funds
  • Preparation of offering documents
  • Real estate funds
  • Regulatory, compliance and fund governance
  • Shariah-compliant funds
  • Sovereign wealth funds
  • Structuring of management and carry vehicles
  • UCITS

Awards and accolades

  • Chambers UK, UK-wide: Investment Funds: Closed-Ended Listed Funds, Chambers and Partners, 2019
  • Legal 500 UK, London: Listed Funds (Tier 1), The Legal 500, 2019
  • Legal 500 UK, London: Private Funds, The Legal 500, 2019