Walkers advises Stafford Capital Partners on take-over of Phaunos Timber Fund Limited Walkers' Guernsey office is advising Stafford Capital Partners on its take-over of Phaunos Timber Fund Limited. The take-over has been implemented by way of an all-cash offer of US$0.52 per Phaunos share, valuing the company at approximately US$259.1 million. Stafford Capital Partners has US$5.4 billion under management and advice from over 75 institutional investors across Europe, the United States, Canada and Australia, providing investment management and advisory services in alternative assets. Founded in 2000, Stafford Capital Partners has specialist investment teams in agriculture and food, credit, infrastructure, private equity, sustainable capital, timberland and venture capital.The Walkers Guernsey team is led by senior counsel, Kim Paiva assisted by associate Juliana Atere. Ashurst LLP are advising Stafford Capital on matters of English law.