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Funds and Asset Management

As a dedicated global funds and asset management group, we provide our clients with market-leading expertise combined with a commercial approach to ensure creative and practical solutions to the challenges they face.

We are a market-leading funds and asset management practice providing a full-service offering to fund managers and institutional investor clients. With asset management, tax and regulatory professionals in all of the major financial centres, our global coverage, local knowledge and responsiveness are second to none. 

For more than 25 years, we have helped our clients navigate an increasingly regulated and competitive environment, creating innovative solutions to complex problems, and building long-standing relationships with our clients as a result.

We offer expertise in the key regions, with teams in the U.S. and UK, Luxembourg. 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 choose to invest in.

News & insights

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Publications: 24 FEBRUARY 2020

Brexit Podcast: The post 31 January 2020 world — what does the future look like for funds and asset managers?

The United Kingdom left the European Union on 31 January 2020 as part of a negotiated exit pursuant to the terms of a withdrawal agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union. The United Kingdom is now in a transitional, or ‘implementation period’, until 11pm on 31 December 2020. 

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Publications: 13 FEBRUARY 2020

Financial Regulatory Focus: Expected Developments in the Year of the Rat

As we move into the year of the rat, we consider some of the key areas of financial regulatory development that are expected this year in the Asia-Pacific region. 

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Proposed revisions to the Volcker Rule

Publications: 06 FEBRUARY 2020

Proposed Revisions to the Volcker Rule

On January 30, 2020, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (together, the Agencies), proposed rules (the Proposed Rules) that, if adopted, would further amend the existing rule under Section 13 of the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, as amended (the BHC Act), commonly known as the Volcker Rule.[1]  

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Update for asset and fund managers

Publications: 11 DECEMBER 2019

New ESG Disclosure regulation

What Asset and Fund Managers need to know

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Alternative Investments Group

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Our expertise

Today, alternative investments have become an integral part of institutional investor portfolios. Our Alternative Investments Group pools all the necessary expertise and supports you in your investments on a global scale.

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