Our lawyers have significant experience in investment funds and work closely with promoters, managers, advisers and investors on all legal aspects of fund formation, fund offerings, fund management, and ongoing fund regulation and compliance.
We have been involved in domestic and offshore investment funds and advised in respect of the structure of investment vehicles operating in and from the UAE and in respect of UAE assets and investments. We have also advised on establishing and managing funds in the DIFC. We assist with obtaining all necessary fund registrations and licensing, advise on the structuring and offering of fund products, advise on the terms of offering including drafting and reviewing offering documents, draft and negotiate management agreements, subscription agreements, brokerage agreements, and introducer agreements, and assist with all regulatory and compliance matters relating to fund management, administration and marketing.
Advising a DIFC-based financial advisory group on the set up of two funds: 1) a closed-ended exempted company registered as a segregated portfolio company in the Cayman Islands, and 2) an open-ended qualified investor fund in the DIFC structured as a protected cell company. We advised on drafting the private placement memorandum, subscription documents, and advisory agreements.
Advising a US-based investment advisory group on the formation of a real estate-focused qualified investment fund based in the Abu Dhabi Global Market. We are drafting the prospectus and prescription documents, ancillary agreements, and forming a fund vehicle.
Advising an investment firm focusing on seed funding and growth funding on a Cayman hybrid-model venture capital fund, which is also an incubator/accelerator/operator.
Advising a fund, which is primarily focused on making direct investments in the food and agribusiness sectors in the GCC and Japan, on its acquisition of an 87.5 per cent interest in a Dubai-based meat processing and frozen foods company.
Advising a number of real estate funds on arranging alternative forms of funding and on managing defaulting investors.