THE FIRM Since its founding in 1969, Schulte Roth & Zabel has been at the forefront of the alternative investment fund formation space and is widely acknowledged as the industry leader. The London office, operating for nearly 20 years, is one of London’s premier law firms advising alternative investment funds, their managers and investors.
PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK The London office provides both UK and US law advice to a wide variety of funds and managers located in the United Kingdom, continental Europe, the United States, the Middle East, Southern Africa, Asia (Singapore, Hong Kong, and Japan) and Australia. In addition to handling major European fund formations and assisting with their ongoing operations, the office advises London managers on setting up US outposts and advises US funds on regulatory and tax issues associated with establishing a London presence. The office also has significant experience in structuring and negotiating seed and strategic investments, in UCITS formations, as well as structured finance transactions related to alternative investment funds. The London office has seen its regulatory practice thrive in recent years and is one of only a few law firms with lawyers specifically focusing on regulatory and compliance matters within its hedge fund practice.