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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.
  • Corporate and financing transactions – involving asset managers, underlying assets and fund transfers, across private equity, debt, real estate and infrastructure.
  • Private credit – working with lenders, borrowers and sponsors at all levels of the capital structure.
  • Distressed investments and restructuring – utilising the full range of solutions and international options available to sophisticated investors.
  • 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.

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News & insights

News: 08 APRIL 2021

Allen & Overy conseille Société Générale sur son entrée en négociations exclusives avec Amundi pour la cession de Lyxor

Allen & Overy Paris a conseillé Société Générale sur son entrée en négociations exclusives avec Amundi en vue de la cession des activités de gestion d’actifs opérées par Lyxor, entité qui regroupe les…

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News: 16 MARCH 2021

Allen & Overy sur le financement de l’acquisition de l’exploitant des rayons épiceries de l’enseigne Grand Frais par PAI Partners

Allen & Overy Paris a conseillé les arrangeurs first lien (UBS, Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Crédit Suisse, Bank of America, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs et Banque Populaire Auvergne…

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News: 15 MARCH 2021

Allen & Overy conseille Gulf Islamic Investments sur l’acquisition et le financement de la tour Altaïs à Montreuil

Allen & Overy a conseillé Gulf Islamic Investments (GII) sur l’acquisition et le financement de la tour Altaïs à Montreuil, l’un des plus emblématiques ensembles immobilier du pôle tertiaire de Paris…

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News: 08 MARCH 2021

Allen & Overy sur la mise en place d’un financement Equity Bridge pour Eurazeo Growth

Allen & Overy Paris a conseillé Eurazeo sur la mise en place d’un financement Equity Bridge pour son nouveau fonds Eurazeo Growth Secondary Fund. Les liquidités levées dans le cadre de cette…

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