Our global investment funds group advises managers, funds, sponsors, investment banks and investors that trust us to provide them with prompt, high-quality advice and solutions. Our significant experience and market knowledge gives us a comprehensive understanding of the issues. We make a valuable contribution to the success and development of our clients’ operations.
Together with our expert teams across our network, we draw on our expertise across a number of asset classes, including debt, real assets, intellectual property, infrastructure and renewable energy, to provide the tailored support that managers require to meet their objectives.
We advise clients on the structuring of funds and investment products, on fundraising activities, on the investments made, on secondary activities, restructurings, acquisition and leveraged finance, listings, exits and realisations and on dispute resolution when things go wrong. We also provide day to day commercial, regulatory, tax, contentious and employment advice to our clients.
Shard Credit Partners
Advised long-standing client on the establishment of its first venture debt fund focussing on investing in the north of the UK.
Alternative Credit Investments plc
Advising Alternative Credit Investments plc (formally Pollen Street Secured Lending PLC) on the appointment of their new manager, Waterfall Asset Management LLC and the £639.2 million public takeover by Waterfall EIT UK Limited.
Gore Street Energy plc
Advised a solar project fund established by Gore Street Capital on its IPO and the acquisition and operation of a number of energy storage projects in the UK.
GCP Infrastructure Investments Limited
Advised on a series of placing programme for this FTSE 250 investment company investing in infrastructure debt.
SQN Asset Finance Income Fund Limited
Advised on the IPO and secondary fundraising of this investment company investing in equipment lease and asset finance arrangements across a diverse array of assets and industries predominantly in the UK and US.
P2P Global Investments plc
Acted on the IPO and secondary fundraise of this fund focussed on direct lending via peer-to-peer platforms.
Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust plc
Advised Peel Hunt in relation to the IPO and secondary fundraises for this listed investment company focussed on UK and European renewable energy projects.
Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited
Acted for Singer Capital Markets on the IPO and subsequent oversubscribed fundraises, and migration to the Official List, of this music royalties investment company.
Schroder BSC Social Impact Trust
Advised on the IPO of this investment company focussed on investment in private market impact funds and direct investments.
VPC Specialty Lending plc
Advised on the IPO and secondary fundraising of this investment fund asset-backed lending solutions to emerging and established businesses.
Aquila Energy Efficiency Trust plc
Acted for Peel Hunt on the IPO of this fund focussed on investments in small to medium sized energy efficiency projects in the private and public sector.
US Solar Fund plc
Acted for Cenkos Securities and Jefferies on the £132m secondary fundraise for this solar project fund.
Round Hill Music Royalty Fund
Acted for Cenkos on the £282 million IPO of this music royalty investment company.
Gresham House Energy Storage Fund
Advised Cantor Fitzgerald on the IPO and secondary fundraise of this fund investing in a portfolio of utility-scale operational battery energy storage systems in Great Britain.
GCP Asset Backed Income Fund Limited
Advised Cenkos Securities on IPO and secondary fundraises for this fund lending to owners of assets that are integral to society, or the economy, secured against physical assets or dependable cash flows.
NextEnergy Solar Fund
Advised on the financing of five operational solar farms in the UK.
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