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Private Equity & Venture Capital

Professionals in the private equity and venture capital space expect nothing less than full support and guidance from their legal advisers, throughout the full life cycle of the fund. Conyers regularly advises major private equity firms, managers and other financial institutions on all aspects of the formation, structuring and financing of private equity and venture capital funds.

Global team – local expertise

Our private equity team includes highly experienced lawyers in all our offices including Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Hong Kong, London and Singapore. Our coverage across time zones ensures seamless, responsive service to meet your needs, whenever and wherever you need advice.

Market leadership

Our expertise includes acting for private equity sponsors, venture capital firms, sovereign wealth funds and lenders across the Americas, Europe, MENA and Asia:

  • Establishing funds as limited partnerships, companies or investment trusts
  • Establishing holding companies and financing vehicles
  • Financing, including bridge finance loans
  • Due diligence relating to investing in or acquisition of portfolio companies
  • Leveraged buyouts, bid financing, restructuring and refinancing, and equity finance transactions
  • Joint venture investments involving private equity and venture capital funds
  • Corporate governance and regulatory compliance

We welcome the opportunity to discuss how we can assist you. Please call or email any of the contacts listed below.


Charissa Ball
Associate

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9550
Mobile  +852 6469 0270


Christopher W.H. Bickley
Partner, Head of Hong Kong Office

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9556
Mobile  +852 6469 3356


Robert J.D. Briant
Partner, Head of BVI Corporate

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1100


Kevin C. Butler
Partner, Head of Cayman Islands Office and Corporate Practice

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7374





Guy Cooper
Director

Bermuda   +1 441 299 4938



Richard D. Fear
Partner

Cayman Islands   + 1 345 814 7759



Craig T. Fulton
Partner

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7372



Anton Goldstein
Partner

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1119


Dawn C. Griffiths
Director, Head of Bermuda Funds Practice

Bermuda   +1 441 299 4970




Wynne Lau
Counsel

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9532


Linda Martin
Director, Head of London Office

London   +44 (0)20 7562 0353


Ryan McConvey
Associate

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9580
Mobile  +852 6469 3369



Jonathon Milne
Partner

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7797
Mobile  +1 345 925 2952


Michael O’Connor
Associate

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7395


Nicholas Pattman
Partner

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7765


Alex Potts QC
Partner, Head of Cayman Islands Litigation & Restructuring

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7394


Matthew Stocker
Partner

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7382


David Stubbs
Associate

Bermuda   +1 441 299 4915




Flora Wong
Partner

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9521
Mobile  +852 6469 3383



Rowan Wu
Legal Manager

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9554
Mobile  +852 6469 3386


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