Investment Funds

Band 3Asia-Pacific RegionAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Offices in Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealand, assisting fund managers with the formation, management and restructuring of hedge funds and also advising investors throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Expertise include fund launches and spin-offs. Has experience restructuring funds to allow clients to attract capital from US and European investors. Also active advising limited partners on their investments.


A client highlights the team's "experience in structuring funds and documentation, flexibility of thought and timely and useful feedback."

Sources highlight the firm's ability to "leverage capabilities in multiple jurisdictions and provides seamless service." One client adds: "DLA's global presence enables them to capably assist with cross-border or international aspects of the financial services business in Australia; they are quite strong in this area."

Another client likes that the team is "capable of providing legal advice across regions in one shop" and adds: "The team is proactive and works very well with excellent time management, with very effective communication between different offices around the world."

Work highlights

Represented Sylebra Capital in connection with the formation and launch of Sylebra Capital Parc Fund, handling structuring, negotiations, documentation and regulatory advice.

Acted for Ares Management Corporation on the launch of Ares Australia Management’s first fund, namely the Ares Global Credit Income Fund.

Notable practitioners

Luke Gannon in the Hong Kong office and Martin Jamieson in the Sydney office are the key contacts.

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Investment Funds Department


Department location

20th Floor, South Tower, Beijing Kerry Center

No. 1 Guanghua Road

Chaoyang District





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