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The world’s top asset management groups, hedge funds, private equity and venture capital firms domicile their funds in leading offshore financial centres like Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands and Mauritius due to the operational efficiencies, speed to market and progressive legislation offered by those jurisdictions.

When choosing a legal service provider offshore you need a name you can trust, not only with the establishment of your fund, but throughout its lifecycle.

Offshore Investment Fund Specialists

Conyers’ dedicated team of fund attorneys, will work with you beyond the initial set-up/structuring phase to assist on your continuing operations and long-term business objectives. We aim to nurture long-standing client relationships with our broad client base that includes leading asset management groups, financial institutions and prime brokers, many of whom have been with us for over 20 years.

Offshore Fund Formation

Conyers represents many innovative and significant hedge, venture capital and private equity funds for start-up funds. Learn more about our services in:

  • Bermuda
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Cayman Islands
  • Mauritius

Offshore Fund Maintenance, Regulation and Compliance

Our range of expertise extends to providing specialist advice on the day-to-day operations of funds established in our jurisdictions. This includes drafting constitutional, regulatory and compliance documentation and advising on extensive due diligence projects, acquisitions, financings and listings.

Offshore Fund Restructuring, Termination and Distressed Funds

Our investment funds practice is further complemented by a highly regarded litigation and restructuring team which has acted on a large number of high-profile fund-related matters and issues arising out of fund restructuring, contentious winding down and winding up.

Counsel for Leading Fund Managers

  • Counsel to the world’s leading asset management groups and investment funds
  • Highly experienced investment funds team in Asia-Pacific, providing innovative advice and solutions on investment fund matters
  • One of the largest investment funds practices in the British Virgin Islands, advising top-tier hedge fund companies and private equity firms
  • Continue to work with individuals at all levels of Government to promote investment fund practices in our jurisdictions

Conyers Dill & Pearman advises on all aspects of investment funds in Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands and Mauritius. With offices in the major international financial centres of Hong KongLondon and Singapore, we are more than able to provide you with our responsive legal services. We are also well equipped to service the Middle East North Africa market, with lawyers who have thorough expertise and understanding of the region.

Contact our Investment Funds Team

Dawn C. Griffiths
Director, Head of Bermuda Funds Practice

Bermuda   +1 441 299 4970


Julie E. McLean
Director, Global Head of Aviation Finance Practice

Bermuda   +1 441 299 4925






Guy Cooper
Director

Bermuda   +1 441 299 4938






Robert J.D. Briant
Partner, Head of BVI Corporate

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1100


Anton Goldstein
Partner

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1119


Audrey M. Robertson
Counsel

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1111


Eric Flaye
Associate

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1124


Kevin C. Butler
Partner, Head of Cayman Islands Office and Corporate Practice

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7374


Craig T. Fulton
Partner

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7372


Gene A. DaCosta
Partner

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7765


Richard D. Fear
Partner

Cayman Islands   + 1 345 814 7759


Matthew Stocker
Partner

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7382


Maree Martin
Counsel and Head of Knowledge Management - Cayman Islands

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7781


Ruth Hatt
Associate

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7394






Charissa Ball
Associate

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9550
Mobile  +852 6469 0270



Linda Martin
Director, Head of London Office

London   +44 (0)20 7562 0353


Ashvan B. Luckraz
Partner

Venture Law Ltd | Mauritius   +230 404 9911


Sonia Xavier
Partner

VENTURE LAW LTD | MAURITIUS   +230 404 9900


Janice Oh
Director

Singapore   +65 6603 0703


Preetha Pillai
Director, Head of Singapore office

Singapore   +65 6603 0707



Alan Dickson
Partner

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7790


Andrew Chen
Head Professional Support Lawyer - British Virgin Islands

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1118


Michael O’Connor
Associate

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7395


Rachael Pape
Associate

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1114



31 Jul 2018
Conyers advises Tangency Capital Ltd. on launch of a new “Class B Exempt Fund”

05 Dec 2017
Conyers advises Aurum Fund Management Ltd. on its launch of a new “Class A Exempt Fund”

13 Jun 2017
Conyers advises the Allan Gray Group of companies on the formation and approval of Allan Gray Frontier Markets Equity Fund Limited

13 Jun 2017
Conyers advises Schroder Investment Management North America Inc. on its launch of a new Class A Exempt Fund

11 Apr 2017
Conyers advises UAE based NBK Capital Partners in relation to an investment in the Egyptian education sector

22 Aug 2016
Conyers advises Investec Bank Limited on US$70 million credit facility

15 Mar 2016
Conyers advises SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. in its Acquisition of Citi Fund Administration entities in Bermuda and the Cayman Islands

21 May 2014
Conyers advises Alkhabeer Capital on launch of Shari’a-compliant US Real Estate Income Fund Limited

15 May 2014
Conyers Advises The Carlyle Group in its acquisition of Illinois Tool Works Industrial Packaging Group

12 Mar 2014
Conyers advises Jadara Capital Partners on launch of Jadara Frontier Fund

15 May 2013
Conyers advises Mercury Capital on first index-tracking catastrophe investment fund

16 Nov 2012
Conyers advises Pegasus Capital on its acquisition of Six Senses Resorts & Spas

24 Oct 2012
Conyers Dill & Pearman advises on Bermuda flagship ILS investment fund for Asuka Asset Management Co., Ltd.

28 Sep 2011
Conyers’ Client Wins Right to Challenge Funds Liquidation – September 2011

07 Sep 2011
Conyers advises Vallares on $4.2 billion Genel merger – September 2011

05 Aug 2011
Conyers São Paulo advises on Itau Unibanco/MCC wealth management deal – August 2011

20 Jul 2011
Conyers advises Jellybook on AIM Listing – July 2011

05 May 2011
Conyers advises on first MENA private equity secondaries fund – April 2011

04 May 2011
Conyers advises BMO Financial Group on multi-jurisdictional acquisition of Lloyd George Management – April 2011

28 Mar 2011
Conyers advises on Abraaj Capital 49% acquisition of Network International – March 2011

23 Aug 2010
Conyers advises Falcon Investment Advisors on US$40 million private equity investment – August 2010

28 May 2010
Conyers advises on $100 million private equity transaction – May 2010

13 Jan 2010
Conyers advises IFM Investments in $250 million share offering – January 2010

11 Jan 2010
Conyers advises Riverstone Capital Partners on Acquisition of Seajacks International – January 2010

17 Apr 2009
Conyers advises on creation of $2 billion real estate fund investing in Brazil – April 2009

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