Funds News and Analysis
US firms Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson and Proskauer Rose have advised on a duo of funds amassing close to £4bn that indicate the mixed success of private equity houses’ fundraising efforts.
Clifford Chance is hiring Ashurst’s French fund formation chief Xavier Comaills and a team of lawyers to lead the firm’s Paris private funds group.
Mishcon de Reya has beefed up its private equity practice with the hire of Dundas & Wilson partner duo Simon Sale and Nadim Meer.
Withers has appointed a partner from offshore firm Appleby to set up a pan-European investment funds practice.
Macfarlanes has continued to invest in its funds group with the hire of Akin Gump partner Simon Thomas