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.

We provide this support, drawing on longstanding expertise and commitment to client service.

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.

Our private equity team includes highly experienced lawyers in Bermuda, the BVI, the Cayman Islands, Hong Kong, London and Singapore. Our coverage across time zones ensures seamless, responsive service to provide timely service whenever and wherever you need it.

Market-Leading Experts

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

  • 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


Theo Lefkos

Partner, Head of Private Equity – Cayman

Cayman Islands

Piers Alexander

Partner, Global Head of Investment Funds

Hong Kong

Robert J.D. Briant

Partner, Head of BVI Corporate Practice

British Virgin Islands

Anton Goldstein


British Virgin Islands

Christopher W.H. Bickley

Partner, Head of Hong Kong Office

Hong Kong

Eric Flaye

Partner and Head of London Office


Dawn C. Griffiths

Director, Head of Bermuda Funds Practice


Jonathon Milne

Partner, Co-Head of Cayman Islands Litigation & Restructuring

Cayman Islands

Matthew Stocker

Partner, Head of Cayman Corporate Practice

Cayman Islands

Rowan Wu

Head of Corporate Services Hong Kong

Hong Kong

All Private Equity & Venture Capital Contacts