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Investment management

Our integrated legal and tax teams offer a one-stop shop for forming, managing and investing in funds. We have helped some of the world’s most successful fund managers, sponsors and investors to navigate complex cross-border legal, regulatory and tax issues.

From sponsor and investor representation, regulatory filings and tax solutions, through its offices located around the globe, we offer a multi-practice, comprehensive service to investors and fund managers in the ever-changing regulatory climate.

We have advised some of the most successful fund managers, sponsors and investors, navigate complex cross-border legal, regulatory and tax issues to ensure their continuation of success.
 
We provide legal, regulatory and tax advice on the entire lifecycle of open-end and closed-end funds, and have the resources needed to handle all types and sizes of transactions. One of our key differentiators is our market-leading international tax advisory team that is highly proficient in structuring global and regional funds, using global tax treaties and regimes to achieve optimal tax efficiency for our clients. Our integrated legal and tax teams provide a unique ‘one-stop’ shop for all your legal and tax needs in forming, managing and investing your fund.

Our integrated team of senior funds partners are based in the major financial and capital raising hubs of Singapore, Tokyo, Hong Kong, New York, Los Angeles and London. The team specializes in  the legal, regulatory and international tax advisory aspects of fund structuring, marketing, formation, management, financing, disposing and investing. Our experience spans across a wide range of jurisdictions, practices, industry sectors and funds types.

Working with our corporate, financing and real estate investment partners across 18 offices globally, we routinely advise on complex private equity, real estate and M&A transactions, as well as focusing on compliance and  regulatory needs in various jurisdictions.

Regardless of your investment strategy and profile, our firm’s breadth of resources allows us to deliver solutions that are tailored to your fund activities across the world.

Fund types we work with:
  • Private equity funds
  • Hedge fund
  • Venture funds
  • Real estate funds
  • Fund of funds
  • Private investment in public equity funds (PIPE funds)
  • Special purpose acquisition (SPAC funds)
  • Cryptocurrency funds
  • Insurance dedicated funds (IDF funds)
  • Hybrid funds / opportunity funds
  • Media and entertainment funds
  • Art funds
  • Commodity pools
  • EB-5 funds
  • Life settlement funds
  • Debt funds
  • Litigation finance funds

Track record

Our team

M. Ridgway Barker

M. Ridgway Barker

Partner | Greenwich

M. Ridgway Barker

Partner | Greenwich

Corporate

Steven Wheeler

Steven Wheeler

Partner | Tokyo

Steven Wheeler

Partner | Tokyo

Commercial real estate

William J. Kambas

William J. Kambas

Partner | New York

William J. Kambas

Partner | New York

Private client and tax

David Guin

David Guin

Partner | New York

David Guin

Partner | New York

Corporate

Daniel Tang

Daniel Tang

Partner | Hong Kong

Daniel Tang

Partner | Hong Kong

Corporate

Koji Yamamoto

Koji Yamamoto

Partner | Tokyo

Koji Yamamoto

Partner | Tokyo

Corporate

Yoshiyuki Omori

Yoshiyuki Omori

Partner | Tokyo

Yoshiyuki Omori

Partner | Tokyo

Corporate

Edward A. Renn

Edward A. Renn

Partner | New York

Edward A. Renn

Partner | New York

Private client and tax

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