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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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Publications: 26 JULY 2021

Fintech: al via il sandbox regolamentare italiano

Con l’entrata in vigore del Decreto 30 aprile 2021, n. 100 sono state specificate le attribuzioni del Comitato FinTech istituito dal Decreto Crescita, inoltre l'Italia si dota di una sandbox…

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News: 02 JULY 2021

Doppio premio per Allen & Overy Italia ai Legalcommunity Finance Awards 2021

Premiati il posizionamento da leader di mercato nella categoria Debt Capital Markets e l’indiscussa expertise di Stefano Sennhauser nel Banking.

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News: 21 JUNE 2021

Allen & Overy nel finanziamento da 190 milioni di euro a favore di Cementir

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News: 31 MAY 2021

A&O nella prima linea di credito ESG-linked di TIM S.p.A. da 4 miliardi di euro

La linea di credito costituisce il più grande finanziamento collegato a criteri di sostenibilità nel settore delle telecomunicazioni

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