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.

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Discover our latest insights into legal issues affecting your business

The latest in the long running series of regulatory attempts to ensure that it is only the firm’s client who can call the tune played.

27 October 2016

Invest Europe have published a helpful guide for pension funds new to private equity and venture capital investing

21 October 2016

The French regulator has established a programme to encourage UK based fund managers to establish a base in France and access the EU single market

07 October 2016

The AIFMD’s “third country passport” may be available in some non-EU countries relatively soon, but questions remain on how to opt in and what happens to National Private Placement Rules.

30 September 2016