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Mourant

Investment Funds

4 ranked lawyersBand 2Cayman IslandsGlobal 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Prominent practice with notable strength in private equity fund formations. In addition, several members of the funds team are also active in the buyouts sphere. Commands considerable respect for its ability to assist with all aspects of the fund life-cycle. Often called upon to counsel clients on fund regulatory matters, particularly with regard to anti-money laundering and anti-corruption issues.

Strengths

"The team is excellent and very consistent. I give them my absolute highest recommendation," enthused an interviewee.

Another source added: "The team overall is very strong in terms of its technical legal knowledge and devoted to client service principles."

Work highlights

Represented L Catterton in the approximately USD4 billion launch of its ninth flagship fund.

Notable practitioners

Alex Last "has very strong technical skills, is popular with clients and always available," reported a source. He is adept at advising on fund launches and also applauded for his strengths in fund finance transactions. Interviewees regard him as "commercial and technically excellent."

Catherine Pham is a well-regarded practitioner with deep expertise in fund launches and related issues. "Catherine delivers top-notch service," enthused one source, highlighting her provision of "practical solutions" and "value-added input." Further interviewees add: "She is technically excellent and clients love working with her."

Hayden Isbister is regularly noted for his fund formation expertise in addition to his accomplished handling of M&A and corporate structuring mandates. Sources report that he is "responsive and knowledgeable," further praising his "fantastic client relationship skills." 

Commentators describe Neal Lomax as an "excellent lawyer" who is "extremely responsive." His work spans both private equity and hedge funds, with regular engagements on significant fund launches. Interviewees enthuse that he "makes the process very efficient" and "his advice is very thoughtful and commercial."

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Overview

Mourant has an international reputation as one of the leading investment funds practices in the Cayman Islands. Our market-leading international team spans time-zones, and is known for the quality and quantity of complex work it handles globally across a wide range of alternative fund asset classes – traditionally real estate, private equity, credit and hedge funds.

We’re increasingly called upon to help launch offshore funds for investment in diverse technological areas including digital technology, cryptocurrencies, fintech, renewable energy, medical tech and bio-venture companies.

Investment Funds

Mourant

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Location

94 Solaris Avenue

Camana Bay

PO Box 1348

George Town

Grand Cayman

Cayman Islands

KY1 1108

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Investment Funds


Catherine Pham
Band 4
Hayden Isbister
Band 2