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Private Equity Funds - UK

Innovative and efficient solutions for private equity

As our client, you benefit from the valuable industry insight we get from our fund structuring expertise and our understanding of investor requirements. You also benefit from our integrated tax, regulatory and fund formation advice.

Working with our UK team means working with private equity lawyers involved in shaping the legislative changes affecting the industry. And it means you benefit from over 30 years of experience in delivering innovative and efficient solutions for a complex and changing market. 

Our advice on private equity law covers matters extending far beyond fund structuring, including carried interest and incentive arrangements, investment transactions, mergers and acquisitions, financial services regulation, taxation and funds finance. Our advice spans many asset classes and includes:

  • Private equity
  • Venture capital
  • Infrastructure
  • Debt
  • Mezzanine
  • Growth capital
  • Real estate
  • Hedge
  • Secondaries
  • Funds of funds.

We have a full team specialising in this area.

Discover our latest insights into legal issues affecting your business

In December last year, the government announced that it would change the way that it taxed certain sums arising to investment fund managers so that they would be treated as trading income subject to UK income tax and social charges...

26 March 2015

The promise of a pan-European marketing passport under AIFMD has been a positive development. In practice, however, fund managers across Europe have found themselves subject to requests from a number of “host" regulators...

19 March 2015

This article summarises the main discussion topics and issues from the “Invest in Africa” seminar focussing on Nigeria and Kenya.

16 March 2015

Two recent regulatory announcements offer some welcome relief to the private equity industry, even though in both cases it would be hard to characterise them as good news. But, in both cases, the final form of the rules will not have as much impact on European fund managers as had been feared, and so they feel like a reprieve.

12 March 2015