Matthew heads CMS’ Funds and Indirect Real Assets team in the APAC region, having been based in Singapore since 2010.
Matthew advises on fund formation, fund investments and fund closings and on related regulatory and compliance issues, including AIFMD and its impact on non-EU fund managers. Within the real estate sector Matthew advises on complex investment joint ventures and structured acquisitions and disposals. He advises on transactions across the APAC region, as well as advising Asia-based investors on their investments into the UK and Europe.
Matthew’s experience encompasses multiple fund structures established across all major fund domiciles. He has advised funds and investors across a wide range of sectors including real estate, infrastructure, PE, VC, debt, bonds and credit funds. Matthew also has experience of establishing and advising on Shariah-compliant funds.
Matthew’s clients include global and regional fund managers and corporates, as well as property developers, multi-manager investors and family offices. He is a regular speaker on a range of fund and real estate related topics including Proptech and the impact of technology on the built environment.