Private Funds

The Private Funds team is an integral part of our full-service offering, advising private equity clients on raising capital from investors. Standing apart from the rest, we’re the only team in London to offer fully integrated funds, tax and regulatory capabilities. We provide commercial advice to managers throughout the duration of their funds’ lives – from the raising and deployment of capital to realisation.

Although our focus is on acting for fund managers, we also act for a select group of institutional investors on their fund commitments, giving us a dual perspective of each side of the negotiating table. Alongside our transactional work, we provide strategic advice to fund managers and investors on all aspects of their businesses, helping them to navigate the increasing amount of regulation and public scrutiny facing the industry.

The team has a long-standing reputation for establishing some of the largest and most complex private funds in the market. Many UK and international household-name companies are owned by funds our team have set up.

During the past 12 months, Weil’s London Private Funds Group has:

  • Advised on over €50 billion of fundraisings globally
  • Provided advice to more inbound (non-European) fund managers than any other funds practice in the UK, advising managers representing >$7.5 trillion of aggregated assets under management
  • Won over 30 new clients including funds targeting approximately $20 billion in the next 12 months