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Hedge Funds

Whether you are looking for an onshore or offshore hedge fund product, we have the relevant expertise to assist you through our global groups - our Cayman Islands Funds Group, our Irish Funds Group, our British Virgin Islands Funds Group and our Luxembourg Funds Group.

The 31 December 2015 comparison figures below show our coverage of the key funds jurisdictions.

Our hedge funds practice acts for:

  • 3 out of the 5 largest private equity managers in the world ranked by five year fundraising;
  • 5 out of the 10 largest North American hedge funds launched in 2011;
  • 9 out of the 16 largest European hedge funds launched in 2011;
  • 8 out of the 10 largest hedge managers in the world ranked by AUM;
  • 9 out of the 10 largest European hedge fund managers ranked by AUM; and
  • 10 of the leading investment fund platforms

We value the strong relationships we have developed with our clients. We believe that the best results are achieved by creating teams within a group structure so that our lawyers and MaplesFS professionals can work closely together to provide a comprehensive range of legal, fiduciary and administration services

We predominantly advise in conjunction with leading onshore hedge fund counsel in the relevant jurisdictions, and our experience as offshore counsel for hedge funds is second to none. 

Contacts

BVI

Maples and Calder Cayman Islands
Kieran Walsh
work +1 345 814 5353

Cayman Islands

Maples and Calder Cayman Islands
Jon Fowler
work +1 345 814 5526
Maples and Calder Cayman Islands
Iain McMurdo
work +1 345 814 5378
Maples and Calder Cayman Islands
Henry Smith
work +1 345 814 5528

Dubai

Maples and Calder Dubai
Tahir Jawed
work +971 4 360 4071

Dublin

Maples and Calder Dublin
Barry McGrath
work +353 1 619 2029
Maples and Calder Dublin
Peter Stapleton
work +353 1 619 2024
Maples and Calder Dublin
Stephen Carty
work +353 1 619 2023
Maples and Calder Dublin
Ian Conlon
work +353 1 619 2714
Maples and Calder Dublin
Adam Donoghue
work +353 1 619 2718

Hong Kong

London

Maples and Calder London
Paul Govier
work +44 20 7466 1631

Singapore

Maples and Calder Singapore
Tom Katsaros
work +65 6922 8403

In 2014 we acted on 35% of all CIMA registered funds. That level of Cayman Islands market experience is unmatched, and we use insights gained for the benefit of our clients.

Jon Fowler, Partner, Cayman