Private Equity Funds

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

It may seem like the deadline is still in the distant future - any entity that qualifies for ESOS must notify the Environment Agency of their compliance by 5 December this year – but a lot of work may be required before then.

21 May 2015

Recently released data from the EVCA confirms that the private equity and venture capital market is continuing to recover from the financial crisis.

14 May 2015

A new type of regulated fund – the European Long Term Investment Fund, or ELTIF – could be available to private equity and venture capital fund managers by the end of this year, giving them access to retail investors right across the EU.

07 May 2015

Preventing another financial crisis is, of course, objective number one for financial services regulators across the globe, but – since the causes of the crisis were many and varied – the regulatory prescriptions are far from clear.

23 April 2015