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Venture Capital Lawyers

CMS assists on a variety of deals in Asia’s venture capital ecosystem. Our team acts for venture capital and angel investors, early-stage companies and business founders on multiple rounds of financing. Olswang’s lawyers advise on every stage of the transaction, to enable deals to close quickly, efficiently and successfully.

Our lawyers draw on a wealth of experience of transactions across a variety of sectors, with a primary focus on technology, media and telecoms but including financial services, retail, utilities, mining and natural resources and energy. Our team understands market norms and positions, the importance of commercial flexibility to our clients, and also importantly, the pitfalls that lead to legal disputes.

We advise on:

  • Management buy-outs and buy-ins
  • Fundraising
  • Fund structuring
  • Business restructuring
  • Startup expertise
Matthew Nortcliff
Matthew Nortcliff
Head of Funds and Indirect Real Assets, Asia
Matt heads CMS' Funds and Indirect Real Assets (FIRA) practice in Asia, with a particular focus on the real assets, VC and tech sectors. He has been based in Singapore since 2010 and the majority of his...