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Funds Lawyers

We assist with the structuring, formation, fundraising, operation and investment activities of a broad range of both listed and non-listed funds across multiple industries. With teams in all relevant jurisdictions in Europe, we advise on the most beneficial tax and legal structuring of funds, we assist with permit applications and identify potential licensing exemptions. We draft the offering documentation and we advise on the rules applicable to the marketing and offering of participations in the fund. We also have significant experience in the marketing of foreign funds in the Netherlands, including the listing of non-Dutch funds on the Amsterdam stock exchange.

Whether you are launching, operating, lending to or investing in a fund or an alternative indirect investment vehicle, you need to overcome legal hurdles which may be from a domestic and/or cross-border perspective. Our pan-European funds group advises across your key asset classes including private equity, real estate, infrastructure, hedge, venture capital, debt and exchange traded funds. Our experience and varied client base enables us to advise on the commercial as well as the legal and tax aspects.

We recognise the fast-moving regulatory climate and aim to simplify the legal minefield with our expert funds guides. These cover developments such as those affecting passporting and private placement regimes and allow you to keep pace with key market changes.

Your questions may cover the entire lifecycle of a fund: the establishment, the most favorable structure from a tax and legal perspective, the admission of investors, operational and investment activities and licence requirements. We assist you in this whole process, take care of the permit application and identify potential licensing exemptions.

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Reinout Slot
Part­ner
Attorney-at-law
Netherlands, Amsterdam
Reinout Slot practices corporate and securities law, with particular expertise in completing deals that are concluded within complex regulatory environments.In his practice, he regularly advises on the...
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Tom van Duuren
Civil law notary
Netherlands, Amsterdam
Dr. Tom van Duuren is a civil-law notary and has over 30 years of experience in international corporate, finance and real estate transactions and has earned a reputation of providing pragmatic and practical...
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Clair Wermers
Counsel
Netherlands, Amsterdam
Clair Wermers works in our Corporate practice group. She is active in the capital market and transaction practice, at both a national and international level.In 2010, Clair successfully completed (cum...
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Dex Destombes
Attorney-at-law
Netherlands, Amsterdam
Dex Destombes is a member of the Corporate/M&A practice group of our firm.He specialises in corporate law and, in particular, securities law. Dex advises inter alia on transactions at both national and...
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Jasper Kampherbeek
Assigned Civil Law Notary
Netherlands, Amsterdam
Jasper Kampherbeek is an assigned civil law notary in our Real Estate & Construction Practice Group. He specialises in property transactions and property development. He advises property developers,...