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Nick Williams



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Nick Williams



Nick is a partner in the Funds & Asset Management Group. He represents asset managers and institutional investors on a broad range of investment structures, including the structuring, establishing and management of private and public investment funds, joint ventures and funds of one. He also advises on secondary disposals of fund interests and other equity syndications, co-investments, carried interest arrangements, M&A and spin-outs of asset managers and fund financings.

He covers the full range of asset classes and has particular focus on real estate, infrastructure, energy, private equity and debt (whether direct lending or special situations).

Nick also advises on all the national and international regulatory issues affecting asset managers and their investment structures, including their internal compliance arrangements and responses to external issues, such as Brexit and Covid-19.

Clients recognises Nick is ‘fast off the mark, always calm, pleasant, and on top of the detail’ (Legal 500, Investment Funds). 

Experience highlights

News & insights

News: 04 JUNE 2020

Allen & Overy advised ANZ as financier to Merredin on an AUD43m bank debt facility

Allen & Overy has advised Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (“ANZ“) as financier to Merredin Energy Pty Limited (“Merredin”) in relation to an AUD43 million refinancing of Merredin’s existing…

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News: 03 JUNE 2020

A&O advises on world's first ESG-linked loan for a bank

Allen & Overy and Gedik & Eraksoy have advised Standard Chartered Bank and Bank of America as arrangers of an ESG-linked syndicated loan facility for Turkey’s Garanti BBVA.   

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Publications: 31 MARCH 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: NAV issues in open-ended real estate funds

The Covid-19 pandemic and resulting government lockdowns have brought intense volatility both to financial markets and the real economy, and a sharp return of challenges that confronted asset managers…

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Publications: 19 FEBRUARY 2019

How should Europe’s non-bank lending market be regulated?

​Non-bank lending in the European Union is becoming an ever more significant source of financing for business. In light of its increasing importance to Europe’s economy, policymakers are re-evaluating…

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Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1995


LLB (Hons), University of Bristol, 1992

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