Carey Olsen

Corporate & Finance Department

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What the team is known for Considered a leading light for Guernsey corporate and finance matters, drawing from a strong team of pan-Channel Islands practitioners to provide integrated cross-island services. Particular strengths in investment fund matters and advising on IPOs. Frequently advises private equity houses and fund managers. Offers broad experience representing lenders and lender groups.

Strengths"I am extremely pleased with the services we have received," comments a client, adding: "I consider it a first-tier firm in the funds space and plan to use them in the future."

Sources state: "They're very responsive and technically on point. They're a top-tier local firm that recruit best-in-class lawyers."

Work highlights Advised Cigna Corp on the Guernsey regulatory aspects of its USD67 billion merger with Express Scripts.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Boyce
acts for clients in the establishment and structuring of investment funds, as well as advising on capital call facilities. "He's a practical, solution-oriented lawyer who helps us navigate tricky details without much fuss," remarks a client.

Annette Alexander
wins praise for her wide-ranging corporate practice, covering the establishment of investment funds and capital markets work. "She is very personable and a pleasure to work with," comments an interviewee, adding: "She is also really responsive and very strong technically."

Ben Morgan
is recognised for his expertise in investment fund matters, including listings on the Specialist Fund Segment of the London Stock Exchange. Market sources report: "Ben leads the corporate team and is a very experienced practitioner with a great practice."

Christopher Anderson
advises on a range of corporate and finance matters, including acquisitions and refinancing. His client base includes investment funds and insurance companies.

David Crosland
is well regarded for his expertise in the launch of investment funds. His clients include fund managers and financial services firms.

Graham Hall
is a widely respected individual within the Guernsey market. He offers substantial experience acting on behalf of banks, sponsors and private fund clients.

Tom Carey
is well regarded in the market for his handling of corporate transactions, including public M&A and financings.

Tony Lane
focuses his practice on corporate transactions including M&A and public takeovers. He also advises on listings on the stock exchange.