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John Rife

London, UK UK Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Investment Funds: Private Equity
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Investment Funds: Private Equity - UK-wide

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John Rife is highlighted for his experience in forming European and emerging market buyout and credit funds. He can also assist on secondary transactions.
"He is pragmatic, thoughtful and focused on helping us to achieve our commercial objectives." "He has a substantive and broad knowledge of the market and is consistently accessible."
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John Rife is an English-qualified partner in the Corporate Department and a member of the firm’s Funds/Investment Management Group, where he advises institutional and independent sponsors of buyout, debt, secondaries, real estate, emerging markets, infrastructure and energy funds, as well as funds of funds, on a broad range of matters, including fund formation and ongoing operational matters, co-investments, carried interest arrangements and internal reorganizations.

In addition, Mr. Rife is a leader in the firm’s Alternative Assets Transactions and Liquidity Solutions Group and regularly advises sponsors and investors on secondary transactions including GP-led fund restructurings and tender offers, LP interest portfolio transactions, fundless sponsor transactions and other fund-related transactional matters.

Mr. Rife graduated in 2004 with a B.Soc.Sc. (Hons) from the University of Manchester. He obtained his GDL in 2006 from City University and his LPC from the Inns of Court School of Law in 2007. Mr. Rife was admitted as a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales in 2009.

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