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We have market-leading experience of advising on the acquisition and divestiture of fund management businesses and portfolios across private equity, hedge, real estate and credit funds. Through our work on recent transactions, we have gained a real insight into the key issues that our clients may face, including the challenges presented by more stringent regulation and difficult market conditions. We are also experts in advising on the benefits and risks associated with different transaction structures and we can offer our clients flexible solutions, tailored to the structure of the fund business and what our clients want to achieve.

We have advised major banks and investment advisers on a number of significant fund acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures and have a real insight into the key issues that our clients may face. This includes the challenges presented by more stringent regulation and difficult market conditions as well as the benefits and risks associated with different transaction structures, allowing us to offer flexible solutions tailored to the structure of the fund business and what our clients want to achieve.

Fund and asset management M&A transactions are typically highly complex, involving bespoke solutions across a number of disciplines, including M&A/private equity, investment funds, tax and regulation and usually in a number of jurisdictions. We operate fully integrated teams across the globe, providing our clients with coordinated and strategic input wherever they need it.