Private Equity Funds

Walkers' private equity team offers Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Ireland and Jersey law advice on a global basis.

Our private equity team is one of the largest and most experienced of all the International Offshore Financial Centres. We work for three out of four of the world's leading private equity houses and have worked on some of the largest fund formations and international leveraged buyouts undertaken in recent years.

We work in close partnership with our clients and their onshore counsel to ensure that we add value and help them achieve their business objectives.

We advise on all aspects of:

  • Fund formation (structured as exempted limited partnerships, companies or trusts)
  • Formation and capitalisation of investment vehicles
  • Public and private mergers and acquisitions
  • Leveraged buyouts
  • Group restructuring
  • Secured lending
  • Due diligence

2015 Private Equity Lawyer of the Year, Cayman Islands Finance Monthly. Global Awards

2015 Recommended firm Latin Lawyer 100

2015 Recommended firm Latin Lawyer 250

2014 Best Law Firm for Offshore China Business Law Journal. China Business Law Awards

Jonathan BettsPartnerT +1 441 242

Tim BuckleyManaging PartnerT +1 345 814 4646
Rolf LindsayPartnerT +1 345 914
Caroline WilliamsPartnerT +1 345 914

Sam ShiresPartnerT +44 (0)1481 748
Matt SandersGroup Partner*T +44 (0) 1481 748

Denise WongPartnerT +852 2596

Jonathan HeaneyManaging PartnerT +44 (0)1534 700

Hughie WongPartnerT +44 (0)20 7220

Thomas GrangerPartnerT +65 6603