Whether you are an asset manager, a fund sponsor or an investor, our cross-border multi-disciplinary investment management and funds team is well positioned to advise you with respect to your investment activities across the entire value chain, from strategic planning and launch through liquidation.

We have one of the largest investment management and funds practices in the world, with more than 250 lawyers with relevant experience and 40 offices in all key global jurisdictions. Our global network enables us to design and deliver unique end-to-end integrated, cohesive and consistent value services to asset managers and fund sponsors worldwide. Our client roster includes investment firms, banks and insurers, alternative and UCITS investment managers, real estate managers and operators, hedge funds, private equity groups and venture capital firms forming investment funds of all types, including private equity, real estate, infrastructure, energy, funds of funds, secondary, venture capital, hedge and debt funds. Our investment management and funds lawyers also represent many of the world's leading private and institutional investors in thousands of domestic and foreign fund investments annually.

By working with both leading general and limited partners, we know ahead of time what various parties expect. Performance-driven and focused, we understand your need to achieve the right financial returns, to anticipate upcoming market trends and to act responsibly. Our investment management and funds lawyers are multi-lingual, culturally sensitive and never lose sight of your commercial objectives. They aim to deliver tailor-made and inductive advice covering:

  • The full investment fund lifecycle: from strategic planning and launch to liquidation
  • The entire investment fund value chain: from investor to investment level
  • All relevant areas of experience: tax, regulatory, corporate governance, M&A, fund financing, structured finance, fund distribution, employment, restructuring, trademarks, data protection, and disputes resolution
  • The implementation of environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies for investment management players: from their design and implementation goals in sponsors' investment processes, due diligence, reporting, disclosure and regulatory compliance.

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