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.
Partner Sean McMahon is recognised for Investment Funds and Funds Management in Best Lawyers in Australia
‘They are absolute specialists in the area of managed funds, they are on the pulse and experts in this area, and they’re solutions-oriented.’
Chambers Asia Pacific Guide 2020
Partner Emma Donaghue is named in Best Lawyers in Australia for Banking and Finance Law
Recognised for Real Property Law in Best Lawyers in Australia
‘The ability to understand the key drivers of the counterparty and navigate negotiations and documentation is a critical skill the Real Estate team leverages to benefit clients.’
Chambers Asia Pacific 2020
Recognised in Best Lawyers in Australia for Corporate Law
We are ranked as leaders in our focus industry sectors – funds management and real estate