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Funds Insider Issue 9

This edition focuses on hot topics across a wide range of practice areas of particular interest to private capital clients.

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Continuing market volatility is likely to impact the performance of investment funds for some time, creating opportunities and challenges for fund managers as well as institutional investors alike.

Ashurst covers a wide range of investment strategies and has expertise in listed and unlisted funds, alternative investments, secondary fund transactions, co-investments alongside funds, management spin-outs, carried interest schemes, sovereign wealth funds and pension funds. Whatever your needs, we can deliver tailored and pragmatic advice on all legal aspects of fund management and investments. 


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  • Private Equity Funds

    Managing a private equity fund is not for the faint-hearted

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  • Infrastructure Funds

    Infrastructure funds that invest in public assets and services can be an attractive addition to institutional investors’ public equity portfolios

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  • Credit and Debit Funds

    Market conditions are mixed for credit funds and collateralised loan obligations (CLOs)

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  • Real Estate Funds

    While volatile economic conditions have put the global property market under pressure in recent times

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  • Listed Investment Funds

    While listed funds can offer substantial returns

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  • Secondary Funds

    The secondaries market is becoming recognised as a liquidity tool

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  • Managed Accounts and Co-Investments

    Managed accounts and co-investments often go hand in hand with core funds and can be an option to bridge a funding gap

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  • Fund Finance

    Fund financing is a growing sector that presents an opportunity to generate investment returns by providing loans to private market funds

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  • Australian Funds

    Australian investment funds face a challenging near-term future amidst ongoing global economic instability

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