International Funds

International Funds - UK

You could say international funds are in our blood

As advisors to a greater variety of global funds than any other law firm, we know international funds inside out. We combine that market experience with in-depth tax and regulatory knowledge to give you practical, cost-effective legal advice that you can implement quickly.

Integrated legal advice

With over 30 years of experience across Europe and beyond, our UK team of international fund lawyers provide integrated funds, tax and regulatory advice covering:

  • Debt funds
  • Funds finance
  • General partner carried interest and co-investment
  • Hedge funds
  • Infrastructure funds
  • Limited partners
  • Listed funds
  • Private equity
  • Real estate funds
  • Representing investors
  • Secondaries
  • Venture capital.

International funds require a legal services partner with technical excellence, a detailed understanding of your business and the industry, and a track record of advising across all stages of the private equity buy, build and exit lifecycle. This is what our law firm gives its international fund clients. And it is why we have won European Law Firm of the Year (Fund Formation) at the Private Equity International Awards for 13 years in a row.

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Creative solutions

As well as our legal expertise, you also benefit from the backing of our global network, our seamless teamwork and the insight we deploy to develop creative and innovative solutions to your global fund issues.

Our experience includes advising Mezzanine Management on the €150 million fundraising for their third mezzanine fund, which held a successful final close in June 2012. We also advised Antin Partners on its €1 billion fund focused on transport, energy, environment and telecoms, which had a final close in 2010.

Other highlights include advising:

  • Triton on its recent €3.5 billion fund
  • PAI on all their funds
  • Investindustrial on its €1.25 billion fifth buyout fund
  • ICG-Longbow on their £700 million real estate debt fund, UK Real Estate Debt Investments III
  • Patron Capital on their recent €880 million real estate fund.
"The firm provides an extremely high level of service and pulls in the right people according to the task. No other firm comes close for that value added insight."


Read our insights on international funds in Private Equity Comment.   

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