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

Many UK based private equity and venture capital firms use a limited liability partnership (LLP) structure as their management vehicle for a variety of legal and tax reasons, so the developing law that applies to this relatively new corporate form is important for the sector.

16 April 2015

The UK’s Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 received Royal Assent on 26 March 2015, and makes major changes to UK company law.

30 March 2015

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