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Gareth  Morgan

Gareth Morgan  

Group Partner* | Guernsey

Corporate, Finance & Funds

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Overview

Gareth is Group Partner in the Corporate, Funds and Finance team, working primarily in the areas of banking and corporate finance, security, investment funds and listings.

Gareth has extensive experience with high value, complex, multi-jurisdictional structures and regularly advises both institutional and private lenders at all stages of the lending process.

He also regularly advises clients on the establishment of all types of regulated investment fund structures, both open and closed-ended, and issuers of structured debt.

"Seeing clients succeed in their goals and knowing that we were able to help them along the way is one of the most rewarding parts of this profession, in my view. When our clients succeed, so do we."

Experience

Gareth has over 10 years of experience in the Guernsey financial services sector, and regularly advises on the establishment and licensing of all types of investment structures, both open and closed ended, as well as managers and advisers to such structures.

He also has extensive experience in all types of lending and security transactions including high value, complex, multi-jurisdictional financing structures and he regularly advises both institutional and private lenders at all stages of the lending process.

Gareth completed a secondment to Collas Crill’s Cayman office where he was working on all aspects of Cayman commercial law, but primarily mutual funds, private equity and structured finance. 

Background

Gareth was admitted as a Solicitor of England and Wales in 2009, and as a Cayman attorney in 2015. He was promoted to Group Partner in 2022.

*not a member of Collas Crill LLP in Guernsey
admitted in England and Wales

My services
Banking & Finance
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Banks today face an ever increasing raft of challenges, both regulatory and commercial, as well as competition for deals from non-bank lenders and alternative funders. We provide our banking clients with a comprehensive service on- and off-transaction, including our plain English precedents for their business. We help our clients keep up with the changing landscape in order to remain competitive in the market place whilst delivering quality service to their own customers. Our clients focus on relationship banking and we work hard to support them in doing so. We also advise P2P lenders and invoice discounters on their lending and security arrangements, and their documentation.

Corporate Advisory
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With a depth of multi-jurisdictional experience our offices in BVI, Cayman, Guernsey, Jersey, London and Singapore, we ensure that advice is provided in the context of other key global offshore centres and with a knowledge of the bigger, global picture. Our clients appreciate our pro-active attitude to providing sensible user-friendly advice, our accuracy and honesty in our approach to pricing matters, and our senior level involvement in all matters to ensure smooth progress and client satisfaction. In an increasingly complex, competitive and more tightly regulated market, we'll make sure your business or commercial venture reaches its full potential.

Investment Funds, Private Equity & Venture Capital
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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.

Securities & Capital Markets
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Our capital markets team has substantial onshore as well as offshore capital markets experience, giving us in depth understanding of all aspects of capital markets structures and the commercial drivers that underpin transactions. We advise on the full range of equity and debt capital markets transactions, including initial public offerings, structured finance and securitisations, bond issuance, and TISE and CSX listings.

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Collas Crill explains... Protected Cell Companies in Guernsey

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Africa investment opportunities

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. NEW DATE TO FOLLOW. Guernsey fund structures have long been a popular choice for global investments. For African fund managers, there are...

Event 28 Jan 2021
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Private Equity 101

Wayne Atkinson and Gareth Morgan, Partner and Senior Associate in our Guernsey Corporate, Finance and Funds team, will be speaking at GIFA's first academy event of the year...

Event 15 Oct 2020
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When it hits the fan...

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Event 3 Apr 2019
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Risk and Regulatory Spring Seminar

Collas Crill is hosting a seminar on Public Law: considerations for business. In an age of increasing legislation, regulation and government decision making that impacts the...

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Guernsey Funds Forum 2018

Group partners Paul Wilkes, Wayne Atkinson and senior associate Gareth Morgan will be attending this year's Guernsey Funds Forum. The event, which takes place at...

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