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Alex Haynes

T: +44 20 7809 2003 M: +44 7825 312 770 Email Alex | vCard Office: London

Awards

Investment funds: Closed-ended listed funds

Investment funds: Closed-ended listed funds

Listed funds

Listed funds

Alex Haynes Partner

Contact details

Alex Haynes

Alex Haynes
Partner

T: +44 20 7809 2003 M: +44 7825 312 770 Email Alex | vCard Office: London

As a partner within the firm's highly regarded investment funds team, Alex supports clients across the investment management sector in seeking to achieve their aims. Clients value his highly commercial and pragmatic approach. 
  • Profile
  • Services
  • Sectors

Alex focuses on the investment management sector and advises on the establishment of, raising funds for and reconstructions/reorganisations of investment funds in the UK and offshore as well as acquisitions and disposals, equity capital markets advisory work, public takeovers and other corporate finance transactions for clients in the investment management sector.

Alex's practice also encompasses financial services regulation, particularly in the investment management field. His clients include listed and private funds, investment and asset managers as well as investment banks and brokers.

"Alex Haynes is a trusted, long-standing adviser."
The Legal 500 UK 2024

  • Investment funds
  • Equity capital markets
  • Corporate
  • Public and private M&A

New products

Advising managers and sponsors on the launch and promotion of new investment funds and products.

Advisory support

Providing the advice and support funds, managers, advisors and investors require in order to achieve their goals.

Regulatory advice

Assisting funds and their managers in navigating the national and global regulatory environment within which their businesses exist and operate.

More: Investment funds

Schroder BSC Social Impact Trust plc

Advised UK asset manager Schroders on its launch of Schroder BSC Social Impact Trust plc, the UK's first social impact investment trust.

Vietnam Enterprise Investments Limited

Acted for this longstanding Vietnam-focused investment company on its migration from the Irish Stock Exchange to the main market of the London Stock Exchange.

Winterflood Securities Limited

Advised Winterflood Securities, as financial adviser and sole bookrunner, on the US$700 million secondary fundraise for The Schiehallion Fund, the largest investment company secondary fundraise in 2021.

GCP Infrastructure Investments Limited

Acted for this FTSE250 investment company on the renewal of its placing programme.

Oakley Capital Investments Limited

Advised this fund of funds on its move from AIM to the Specialist Fund Segment of the London Stock Exchange.

Mobius Investment Trust plc

Advised Mobius Capital Partners on the IPO of its first investment trust.

Schroder British Opportunities Trust plc

Advised Schroders on the IPO of this new investment trust focussed on investment in UK growth opportunities.

More: Equity capital markets

Premier Miton Global Renewables Trust plc 

Advised this investment trust on its complex Court-approved scheme of arrangement to effect an extension of the life of the company by moving an existing ZDP share class into a newly incorporated subsidiary and admitting such shares to the Official List.

BH Global Limited

Advised the Company on its £450 million scheme of reconstruction and rollover.

BlackRock Throgmorton Trust plc

Advised this listed investment trust on its change of investment policy and amendment to investment management arrangements.

Miton Income Opportunities Trust plc

Advised this longstanding client on its voluntary liquidation, offering shareholders a rollover under s.110 Insolvency Act into shares in The Diverse Income Trust plc.

More: Corporate

City of London Investment Group plc

Advised City of London in relation to its acquisition of Karpus Investment Management in an all-share merger.

Hipgnosis Song Management Limited

Advised Hipgnosis on its strategic joint venture with Blackstone, initially delivering US$1 billion to acquire music rights and manage catalogues. The transaction was awarded IFLR 2022 Private Equity Deal of the Year.

Schroders Capital Global Innovation Trust plc

Acted for the Company on its £49 million sale of seven portfolio assets to Rosetta Capital VI, LP.

Scape UK Management

Advised Scape in relation to their joint venture with APG to focus on investment in, and development of, student accommodation and co-living opportunities in the UK.

More: Public and private M&A
  • Private capital and funds

New products

Advising managers and sponsors on the launch and promotion of new investment funds and products.

Advisory support

Providing the advice and support funds, managers, advisors and investors require in order to achieve their goals.

Regulatory advice

Assisting funds and their managers in navigating the national and global regulatory environment within which their businesses exist and operate.

More: Private capital and funds

Awards

Investment funds: Closed-ended listed funds

Investment funds: Closed-ended listed funds

Listed funds

Listed funds

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