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Ropes & Gray LLP

Investment Funds

Band 2Asia-Pacific RegionGlobal 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Demonstrates high-calibre expertise in private equity fund formations, as well as advising clients on fund management, investments and fund-related corporate and transactional matters. Clients include sovereign wealth funds and state-owned investment companies as well as managers, sponsors and investors based throughout Asia. Also advises fund managers and investors with regard to real estate funds.

Strengths

A client underlines the breadth of the firm's coverage, noting that it "does a great job of looping in other partners as required to address issues" and pointing to the "full-service teams," including "a very strong tax team and equally proficient corporate advice."

Another client finds cooperation with the team "efficient and smooth" and cites its "ability to provide prompt and to-the-point feedback, insightful opinions, client care and ability to speak multiple languages" as crucial strengths.

Notable practitioners

Vincent Ip is the lead partner and the key contact.

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Overview

More than 100 lawyers at Ropes & Gray focus on serving clients in the investment management industry with every issue they might face—including fund formation and management, regulatory and compliance issues, fund distribution arrangements, mergers and restructurings, tax matters, securities enforcement and litigation. Our clients include the advisers and independent directors of many of the largest and best-known funds in the world. We represent more than 2,000 mutual funds, and investment firms ranging from start-up ventures to those with hundreds of billions under management.

To learn more about our investment management practice, please visit: https://www.ropesgray.com/practices/private-investment-funds.aspx

Investment Funds Department

Ropes & Gray LLP

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Department location

44/F, One Exchange Square

8 Connaught Place

Central

Hong Kong

Hong Kong

China

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