Nick is a partner of Maples and Calder's Corporate team in the Maples Group's London office. He advises financial institutions, investment managers, investors and their onshore counsel on the structuring, formation and operation of a wide range of investment fund structures. His expertise includes private equity funds, with particular experience in infrastructure and real estate, extending hedge funds and particularly funds of hedge funds with a broad range of strategies. Nick has advised clients on a wide variety of fund-related transactions, including manager-related M&A activity, seed capital investments, fund restructurings (including related Volcker issues), secondaries deals and manager ownership, incentivisation and succession structures. He also advises financial institutions, private equity sponsors and public and private businesses on a full range of corporate transactions. Nick’s extensive experience includes IPOs, public and private M&A, joint ventures, buyouts, restructurings (including demergers and spin-outs), debt financings and security arrangements, as well as management incentive structures. In addition, he regularly provides regulatory advice for financial services business and funds.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Funds & Investment Management
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Nick joined the Maples Group in 2000 and was elected as a partner in 2005. He previously worked for Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London. Nick has been recommended as a leading funds and corporate lawyer in Legal 500 and Who's Who Legal.
1996 - Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (does not practise as an English solicitor)
2000 - Admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands
Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge, UK, MA (Hons), English, 1991
College of Law, York, UK, Professional Examinations (Distinction)
International Comparative Legal Guide to Mergers and Acquisitions 2020: Cayman Islands
Mergers & Acquisitions 2019 Guide: Cayman Islands
Mergers & Acquisitions Guide 2018: Cayman Islands
Cayman Islands Introduces Limited Liability Partnership Vehicle
Mergers & Acquisitions Guide 2017: Cayman Islands
Mergers & Acquisitions Guide 2016: Cayman Islands