Hedge Funds

Hedge Funds - Australia

Specialist hedge fund expertise

King & Wood Mallesons position at the forefront of international funds sector means we have deep expertise with respect to the specialist area of hedge funds in Australia and the wider Asia region. 

Our recent experience with respect to hedge funds includes advising:

  • A variety of clients on the establishment of hedge funds, including 130/30 funds, precious metals funds and other mixed strategy funds
  • Acting for investors in investments into hedge funds
  • On short selling restrictions for hedge funds and investment banks 
  • K2 Advisors Alpha Strategies Fund on a hedge fund of funds.

We have a full team specialising in this area.

Discover our latest insights into legal issues affecting your business

The Assistant Treasurer has released exposure drafts of key legislation for corporate collective investment vehicles, continuing Australia's development as a funds management centre.

25 August 2017

The tax changes are aimed at reducing the uncertainty with the Investment Manager Regime (IMR) and the new tax system for attribution managed investment trusts (AMITs).

19 July 2017

Analysis of the 2017-18 Australian Federal Budget: key tax changes for corporates and small business, personal tax reforms, and funds and superannuation updates.

09 May 2017

Analysis of the 2017-18 Australian Federal Budget's key foreign investment and international tax changes including an expansion of the multinational anti-avoidance law.

09 May 2017