The funds management industry is highly regulated and comprehensive disclosure is essential. We can assist with the preparation of disclosure documents, including product disclosure statements, information memoranda and other investor communications, as well as due diligence procedures.
Lead adviser for the capital raising activities of ASX-listed Gryphon Capital Income Trust (ASX:GCI) which included a pro-rata non-renounceable entitlement offer and placement which raised $108 million and a pro-rata non-renounceable entitlement offer which raised $103.6 million.
Advising Kilter Investments on establishing the Australian Farmlands Funds, a stapled wholesale agribusiness fund comprising a landowning vehicle and an operations vehicle, including establishing the funds, preparing the constitutions with stapling provisions, negotiating the subscription agreement with institutional investors, and reviewing and settling the information memorandum.
Assisting Centuria Property Funds (a subsidiary of Centuria Capital Group ASX:CNI) to launch the Centuria 80 Flinders Street Fund, a single-asset, closed-ended unlisted property fund which raised $75 million to acquire a premier A-grade office tower located in the Adelaide CBD, involving all aspects of fund establishment, registration and offer of investment to retail clients.
Advising MARQ Private Funds in structuring and establishing The Impact Fund, which is promoted to make investments having a positive social and environmental impact while earning a market rate return, including establishing the fund, drafting the information memorandum, advising the trustee, and negotiating the investment management agreement.
Lead adviser on establishing approximately 30 managed investment schemes each year across a multitude of sectors, including commercial and industrial property, equities, Fintech, debt, private equity, and significant investor visa funds. OIG has more than $35 billion of fund assets under management.
Lead adviser to Kilter Investments, the trustee of this innovative social impact fund established and sponsored by The Nature Conservancy. The fund has financial, environmental, and social objectives achieved through buying, leasing and trading water and donating annual amounts to both agriculture and ecologically significant wetlands.
Preparing the information memorandum for an unlisted property fund holding a refurbished 13-storey commercial office building in Brisbane's CBD.
AFS Licensing Structuring & Establishment Offer Documents Finance Transactions and Acquisitions Financial Services Advisory Corporate Advisory Litigation and Dispute Resolution Exit Strategies
Property Funds Agribusiness Funds Equities Funds Fintech Funds Debt Funds Private Equity Funds Significant Investor Visa Alternative Assets
Partner Sean McMahon is named Lawyer of the Year for Investment Funds and Funds Management in Best Lawyers in Australia
Partner Emma Donaghue is named in Best Lawyers in Australia for Banking and Finance Law
Congratulating Funds Management associate Taylor Green on being chosen as a finalist in the 2023 Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards
‘Langton is very commercially aware and always speedy with his responses' … 'he's also very knowledgeable about a wide range of legal issues and his client service is exemplary.' Chambers Asia Pacific
We are ranked as leaders in our focus industry sectors – funds management and real estate
‘They can see the big picture across the investment fund life cycle and always consider the financial parameters.’ Chambers Asia Pacific Guide
Congratulating Real Estate associate Matt Dolan on being named ‘One to Watch’ in 2024 Best Lawyers in Australia
Recognised for Real Property Law in Best Lawyers in Australia
‘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
‘Sean is a quality lawyer who understands our needs and is very easy and straightforward to deal with.’ Chambers Asia Pacific
‘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
‘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
‘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
‘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
‘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
‘Excellent understanding of the laws relating to funds management and policy documents. Commercial and practical advice.’ Chambers Asia Pacific Guide
'Langton’s outstanding technically and experienced across all facets of funds.’ Chambers Asia Pacific
‘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
‘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
‘Sean is a commercially savvy and broad-thinking lawyer who adds value to commercial contexts and produces documents that not only meet our purpose but are also easy to read, even for complex transactions.’ Chambers Asia Pacific