Herbert Smith Freehills
London, EC2A 2EG
Tel: +44 20 7466 2360
Fax: +44 20 7374 0888
Nigel advises clients on fund launches, secondary money raisings and reconstructions, primarily in relation to closed ended investment vehicles. He also advises on structured and alternative investments products, including hedge funds and real estate funds and has extensive general corporate finance, regulatory and M&A experience.
- BAML, Deutsche Bank, J & E Davy and Bank of Ireland in their role as joint bookrunners on the initial public offering of Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate plc, a newly incorporated closed-ended collective investment fund (the “Company”) raising over £1 billion
- CVC Credit Partners European Opportunities Limited and Goldman Sachs International on the placing of shares and admission to the Official List and to trading on the London Stock Exchange
- JPMorgan Asset Management (UK) Limited on the launch and IPO of a closed ended fund investing in a portfolio of global convertible securities
- advising asset managers and investment funds in relation to a wide range of regulatory issues, most recently the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, the Retail Distribution Review and the Solvency II Directive
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