International Funds

International Funds - Italy

Nobody knows international funds like we do

Whether it is pioneering new fund structures or developing innovative solutions to accommodate tax and regulatory change, the international funds team is part of the DNA of the investment funds industry.

As advisors to a greater variety of global funds than any other law firm, we know international funds inside out. We combine that market experience with in-depth tax and regulatory knowledge to give you practical, cost-effective legal advice that you can implement quickly.

Assisting Italian and international clients

Our Italy funds team works with:

  • Insurance companies
  • High-net-worth individuals
  • Family offices
  • Funds of funds
  • Development finance institutions
  • Pension funds
  • Sovereign wealth funds
  • Institutional investors
  • Management companies.

We have extensive experience in structuring and setting up investment funds and management companies, both in the private equity sector and in the real estate market. We assist private equity houses on a wide range of matters, extending far beyond fund structuring.

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Work with the best

As our client, you benefit from our sound commercial understanding and innovative solutions for, among other things, buyout funds, real estate and venture capital. And you work with a team in Italy that includes specialists who are leading the way in fast-developing areas such as emerging markets, distressed debt, mezzanine and clean technology.

The types of international funds we advise on include:

  • Buyout
  • Mezzanine
  • Distressed
  • Infrastructure
  • Property funds
  • Funds of funds
  • Venture
  • Debt
  • Private funds investments
  • Equity and debt investments
  • Separately managed accounts.
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