We deliver sophisticated advice and cutting-edge solutions to fund sponsors, investors and other market participants in the private funds space. We help shape the market with novel and forward-thinking approaches to fund terms and structures.
We mobilize globally-integrated multidisciplinary teams to seamlessly provide legal, regulatory and tax advice to our fund clients. We counsel a broad spectrum of clients, from some of the world's largest sponsors to first time asset managers and advise a wide range of institutional investors including prominent pension funds, family offices and corporates. In addition, our team has particular expertise assisting sovereign wealth funds on their alternative investment programmes.
With our wealth of experience, we offer the complete package of services to our clients, including:
- Fund formation
- Fund investments
- Secondary transactions
- GP-led liquidity solutions
- Consortium arrangements
Baker McKenzie has received longstanding recognition from Chambers & Partners and Legal 500. Most recently, Chambers has recognized Baker McKenzie with a Tier 1 ranking in the category "Investment Funds: Private Equity" for the Asia Pacific region and Legal 500 recognized Baker McKenzie with a Tier 2 ranking in the category "Investment Funds: Real Estate" for our global offering and a Tier 1 ranking in the category "Investment Funds: Foreign Firms" for our Singapore team.
We are also highly ranked by the directories in a variety of jurisdictions including the United Kingdom, United States, Luxembourg, Singapore, Australia, Hong Kong and China.
The team has won a number of accolades from industry bodies. Most recently, Baker McKenzie has been recognized by Private Equity Real Estate (PERE) in its 2020 Global PERE Awards as Asia Law Firm of the Year (Fund Formation).