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Abigail Bell

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Abigail Bell advises on the structuring, establishment and distribution of private funds including hedge, hybrid and private equity products, both regulated and unregulated, across a broad range of asset classes and domiciled in a range of onshore and offshore jurisdictions. She also advises on the negotiation of seed investments, post-launch acceleration capital transactions and revenue sharing arrangements.

Ms. Bell has acted on the establishment of a number of asset management businesses and has assisted on the drafting and negotiation of a wide range of corporate documentation, including shareholders’ agreements, partnership agreements, limited liability partnership deeds and fund management and advisory agreements.

Ms. Bell also advises investment funds on the use of derivatives, securities lending and repurchase arrangements, give-up arrangements, custody, brokerage and prime brokerage documentation and financing arrangements and associated regulatory requirements including advice on the impact of EMIR, SFTR, MiFID II, MiFIR and AIFMD.

Ms. Bell speaks regularly at industry events and roundtables and is closely involved with a number of industry bodies including the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA).