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Private capital and funds

Our private capital and funds group provides prompt, high-quality advice and solutions to clients across the investment universe, whether they are looking to raise capital to invest, to make, manage or realise their investments or to reconstruct their investments or funds. We deal with all capital pools, of all varieties, across all asset classes.
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We have extensive experience advising our clients throughout the lifecycle of their investment strategy, supporting on:

Structuring - We provide solutions and assist with all aspects of the structuring, planning and implementation processes related to the launch of new funds and investment vehicles.

Fundraising - We advise managers, funds, sponsors, investment banks and investors in connection with the raising of new capital from investors and support in all distribution objectives.

Investment and realisation - Our highly experienced deal teams support investment managers and other investors in their investment work across a variety of sectors and asset classes, and support the realisation process. 

Financing - We advise on a wide variety of corporate lending transactions and bespoke financing solutions. We advise on all aspects of leveraged and acquisition financing, fund financing and asset-based lending.

Restructuring and secondaries - Whether it is towards the end of life of a fund vehicle, to provide liquidity solutions, or to address other manager or investor led activity, we provide solutions and support to our clients to achieve results.

Advisory support - We support at all stages of the lifecycle and our specialist teams provide transactional, regulatory, tax, employment and contentious support to our clients.

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Simon Brading Partner and head of real estate

T:  +44 20 7809 2525
M:  +44 7557 284 641 Email Simon | Vcard Office:  London

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Richard Coleman Partner

T:  +44 20 7809 2605
M:  Email Richard | Vcard Office:  London

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Jonathan Conder Partner

T:  +44 20 8145 0980
M:  +44 7941 100 381 Email Jonathan | Vcard Office:  London

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George Cyriac Partner

T:  +65 6622 9692
M:  Email George | Vcard Office:  Jakarta, Singapore

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Sarah de Ste Croix Partner

T:  +44 20 7809 2561
M:  +44 7901 216 154 Email Sarah | Vcard Office:  London

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Alex Haynes Partner

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

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Justin McClelland Partner

T:  +44 20 7809 2127
M:  Email Justin | Vcard Office:  London

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Donna Newman Partner

T:  +44 20 7809 2357
M:  Email Donna | Vcard Office:  London

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Julie Romer Partner

T:  +44 20 7801 4195
M:  +44 7738 295 420 Email Julie | Vcard Office:  London

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George Vaughton Partner

T:  +44 20 7809 2523
M:  +44 7827 241 084 Email George | Vcard Office:  London

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