GP-focused practice that acts for asset managers operating across a range of sectors, including renewables, technology, sports and real estate, and strategies, including venture capital, buyout, and growth. Typically involved in the establishment of closed-end pan-Asia funds, with a track record of acting for Indian investors.
One client recalls the team as being "quite pragmatic on all the matters and rather close to the pulse of the market," adding: "The expertise on fund formation matters is of a high level; the team is particularly good on international transactions."
A client confirms the strength of the team's India-facing fund practice, explaining: "The team has excellent knowledge of the Indian regulatory and tax issues involved in fundraising and provides high-quality advice in a timely fashion; it is known to be the market leader in forming Indian PE and VC funds."
Advised A91 Partners on the formation of its inaugural growth capital fund focused on investing in early-to-growth stage companies in the healthcare, financial services, consumer, and technology sectors across India.
Gregory Barclay brings further international experience to this global team, having acted for fund managers in Europe, North America and Asia. Clients attest to this fact, pinpointing his "special insights for supporting an international product with global investor base." His practice encompasses a diverse set of closed-end fund structures and strategies.