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Investment Funds & Private Equity

There's little doubt that for every challenge in the current market, an opportunity emerges. Having the right team to exploit these opportunities gives you a definite advantage. At Collas Crill we work with our clients to take advantage of opportunities at all stages in the investment life cycle

Our fund specialists offer advice on all aspects relating to the establishment, authorisation and structuring of funds and related investment vehicles. We have particular expertise acting for emerging managers who are building their business and acting for institutional investors, including acting for private equity funds and sovereign wealth funds on joint venture and fund investments, as well as planning their internal corporate structures. We provide a highly personalised service working with our clients and their onshore counsel to build in depth relationships over the long term.

The depth of our funds practice is drawn from some of the world’s largest law firms with experience in a range of jurisdictions meaning we truly understand the needs and demands of onshore counsel, investors and their clients. We are well accustomed to working across time-zones, seamlessly managing matters and transactions between our Caribbean, Asian and European offices. So no matter where our clients are based, we offer real time advice when and where it is need.

Delivering the best technical solution is a given, but we aim to deliver more by using our global experience to advise on emerging trends and the latest in market practice. This why we are increasingly recognised as one of the leading offshore funds law firms, fast establishing a reputation for blending technical excellence, innovative and commercially minded solutions with a truly global outlook.

Investment Funds & Private Equity Specialisms

  • Fund Due Diligence
  • Fund Formation
  • Unregulated Investment Structures
  • Investment Management & Advisory Contracts
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Funds Finance
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