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Asset Management

The asset management industry is going through a period of change as a result of the increasing overlap between the alternative investment sector and the traditional retail long-only sector.

Our large team of experts can help you take advantage of the opportunities these changes offer.

We advise asset managers, funds and investors on legal, regulatory and tax matters. We offer expertise in the key regions, with teams in the U.S. and UK, Luxembourg and the other main European financial centres. In addition we have invested to expand our teams in the Middle East, Asia and Australia and have strong relationships with law firms in the key offshore jurisdictions for the industry.

Areas we advise and assist clients on include:

  • Fund establishments – across all the main asset classes and covering both retail and alternative investment fund structures.
  • Investment management – drafting and negotiating fund investments, IMAs, custody and prime brokerage agreements.
  • Regulatory reform – putting in place compliance programmes for asset managers operating in the UK, EU, U.S. and Asia-Pacific.
  • M&A and corporate transactions - involving asset managers, underlying assets and fund transfers.
  • Industry consultations – working with individual clients or trade bodies to effectively represent their views before regulators and government.

Working with our sector teams in real estate, private equity and infrastructure we also offer asset managers full life-cycle support in dealing with the assets you chose to invest in.

Recognition for our work 

  • “The firm is characterised by its all-encompassing approach to alternative investment funds, which is evidenced by its professionals who individually advise across asset classes.” Chambers & Partners, UK, 2016

Key Contacts

Matt Huggett

United Kingdom MattHuggett

John Goodhall

United Kingdom JohnGoodhall

Marc Ponchione

United States MarcPonchione

Chris Salter

United States ChrisSalter

Barbara Stettner

United States BarbaraStettner

Brice Henry

France BriceHenry

Frank Herring

Of Counsel
Germany FrankHerring

Nick Smith

United Kingdom NickSmith

Khurshid Fazel

South Africa KhurshidFazel

Jane Jiang

China and Hong Kong JaneJiang

Charlotte Robins

China and Hong Kong CharlotteRobins



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