Walkers global fund finance group comprises dedicated fund formation and finance lawyers who act on complex and innovative fund financing solutions and advise clients across the world’s financial markets. As one of the first offshore teams to work on subscription line credit transactions and hedge fund financing platforms, for both lender and borrower clients, we provide an unmatched depth of expertise across our global network in the Americas, EMEA and Asia.
Walkers' fund financing teams have been at the forefront of the development of the fund finance market in these regions, working closely with leading financial institutions, investment managers and law firms.
Walkers' global fund financing group provides commercially focused advice to both lenders and borrowers on a range of financing solutions. Located in all of Walkers' offices in the Cayman Islands, Bermuda, BVI, Dublin, London, Jersey, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Singapore and Dubai, our multi-disciplinary team has an in-depth understanding of the structures used by investment managers and the legal and commercial issues relevant to fund finance providers. Our clients include agents, banks, alternative lenders and investment fund managers, including private equity, credit, real estate and hedge funds.
An intimate familiarity with fund structures and documentation derived from our leading global investment funds group provides our fund finance teams with an unparalleled vantage point of the developing market, allowing us to efficiently provide creative and developed solutions to financial institutions and fund sponsor clients alike. We have expertise across all product lines including:
- subscription line facilities
- umbrella facilities
- leveraged NAV / hybrid facilities
- preferred equity
- co-invest facilities
- general partner / manager fee line support facilities
- secondary funds facilities
- liquidity and margin facilities
- hedge fund facilities
- fund of fund financings
- acquisition financings
- repo financing
- synthetic borrowing
- fund linked derivatives
- specialised financial products