Here are some of our work highlights demonstrating our capabilities and expertise in Funds Management across the private equity sector.
Acting for one of Australia’s largest fund managers in establishing the IFM International Infrastructure Wholesale Funds 3, IFM Global Indexed Equities Fund (Hedged), and IFM Long Term Private Capital Fund, including all aspects of establishing the funds, as well as acting in establishing the IFM Long Term Private Capital Fund.
Advising the responsible entity on establishing a multi-unit class fund to raise up to $500 million to invest in a diversified portfolio of liquid, fixed, and floating rate corporate bonds and other investments that satisfy the balancing investment stream under the significant investor visa rules, including preparing the fund’s constitution, investment management agreement, PDS and information memorandum, plus advising on compliance with the new Attribution Managed Investment Trust regime.
Advising on establishing approximately 30 managed investment schemes each year, including private equity funds. We are the lead adviser to OIG which has more than $35 billion of fund assets under management.
Advising on real estate acquisitions and transactions for an Australian-based diversified alternative asset manager specialising in private equity, private real estate, hedge funds, and real assets.
‘They have been very effective in partnering with us ... their service is first class and they make you feel they are an extension of your own team.’ Chambers Asia Pacific Guide
‘Our overall impression is that they are a great firm that provides good advice in a timely manner.’ Chambers Asia Pacific Guide
Recognised in Best Lawyers in Australia for Corporate Law
‘They looked at the bigger picture and the end result rather than point-scoring on items that were not critical to the outcome.’ Chambers Asia Pacific Guide
Associate Siobhan Luck is named as 'One to Watch' in Litigation by Best Lawyers in Australia
We are ranked as leaders in our focus industry sectors – funds management and real estate
‘They have a unique understanding of the legal and strategic issues involved in the acquisition, development, management, and disposal of properties by developers and managers.’ Chambers Asia Pacific Guide
‘Excellent understanding of the laws relating to funds management and policy documents. Commercial and practical advice.’ Chambers Asia Pacific Guide
‘They can see the big picture across the investment fund life cycle and always consider the financial parameters.’ Chambers Asia Pacific Guide
Recognised for Real Property Law in Best Lawyers in Australia
‘McMahon Clarke is highly responsive with deep knowledge and experience in investment funds, and they are very commercial and practical at the same time.’ Chambers Asia Pacific Guide
‘They see the big picture across all real estate sectors, including commercial, industrial, and residential, as well as alternative asset classes.’ Chambers Asia Pacific Guide
Partner Emma Donaghue is named in Best Lawyers in Australia for Banking and Finance Law
‘They are respected in the funds management industry and are pioneers in managed investment schemes.’ Chambers Asia Pacific Guide
‘I am extremely happy ... they are fantastic and I cannot speak highly enough of them.’ Chambers Asia Pacific Guide
Partner Sean McMahon is named Lawyer of the Year for Investment Funds and Funds Management in Best Lawyers in Australia
‘McMahon Clarke’s team punches above its weight. It is a boutique funds practice which is very good at property funds and fund restructuring work.’ Chambers Asia Pacific Guide