CNPLaw LLP acted as lead counsel for the successful launch of Annexe Fund VCC

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CNPLaw LLP acted as lead counsel for the successful launch of Annexe Fund VCC

Date Published: 23 July 2020

The Team Advising On The Transaction: Amit Dhume, Abel Ho and Goh Wan Shuen.



CNPLaw LLP (“CNP”) acted as lead counsel for the successful launch of Annexe Fund VCC (“Fund”), an open-ended variable capital company incorporated in Singapore. The Fund is an umbrella fund and has successfully launched its first sub-fund, Systematic Alpha, with a multi-asset class investment focus. The Fund is managed by Point Hope Pte. Ltd. (“Manager”), a capital markets services licence fund manager in the accredited and institutional investor category.


Mr Amit R. Dhume, Partner at CNP said:

“The VCC is an extremely positive development for the investment funds landscape in Singapore. The successful launch of Annexe Fund VCC is a testament that the VCC is gaining traction among the domestic fund managers. We expect to see more investment funds using the VCC in time to come. We are excited to be a part of this journey that will solidify Singapore’s position as an attractive destination for the investment management industry globally.”


The CNP lawyers advising the Fund and the Manager are Amit Ramkrishn Dhume – Partner, Abel Ho – Associate, and Goh Wan Shuen – Associate, from the firm’s Funds and Financial Services team.


CNPLaw’s Investment Funds Lawyers

Amit Dhume Partner at CNPLaw LLP


    Amit’s practice focuses on corporate law, investment funds, mergers and acquisitions and regulatory and compliance matters. He has over 15 years’ experience in these areas of law. Amit’s expertise has been recognised in Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2021 as a Recommended Lawyer for Corporate and M&A as well as Investment Funds. In December 2016, Amit was named by Singapore Business Review as one of the 70 most influential lawyers in Singapore under the age of 40.

    Abel Ho Legal Associate at CNPLaw LLP

      Senior Associate
      Abel is a senior associate in the Funds team. His main areas of practice are in investment funds, mergers and acquisitions, and regulatory and compliance matters. He regularly assists in the establishment and operation of private funds and hedge funds using Singapore and offshore structures. He also assists in the full range of fund documentation including private placement memorandums, limited partnership agreements, investment management and sub-advisory agreements, administration agreements, and subscription agreements.

      We provide legal advisory services to fund managers, investors and investee companies in relation to both open-end funds and closed-end funds that deal with a variety of asset classes and employ different investment strategies including hedge funds, private equity funds, venture capital funds, mutual funds, commodity funds and exchange traded funds.

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