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Ropes & Gray LLP

Investment Funds (International Firms)

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What the team is known for

Possesses leading expertise in advising LPs on investments into private equity funds, such as pensions boards and sovereign wealth funds. Also advises on the setting up of an array of closed-end funds, including private equity, real estate and special situations funds.  Experienced in assisting regional sponsors as well as international clients, and also assists investors with secondary transactions.

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 primarily acts for institutional investors on high-value investments in private equity funds, as well as acting for sponsors on a range of closed-end formations. Clients value that "he can speak Cantonese, English and Mandarin fluently" and combines "deep sector expertise with a commercial point of view."

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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 (International Firms) Department

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44/F, One Exchange Square

8 Connaught Place

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong

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Investment Funds (International Firms)


Vincent Ip
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