Investment Funds



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

  • Mutual Funds

  • Venture Capital (VC) Funds

  • Commodity Funds

  • Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)



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    Accolades

    Rankings Received From Professional and Commercial Publications




    • IFLR1000 Thirtieth Edition : Investment Funds Practice Ranked

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    • The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2021: Recommended for Investment Funds

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    • Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2021: Ranked for Investment Funds

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    Practice Highlights




    Client Testimonials

    • Florent Barret – Partner in Hera Capital Partner

      “Bill Jamieson helps Hera Capital Partners with our fund formation in Singapore and some downstream investment and day to day issues that crop up in our asset management business. We can recommend him and CNPLaw to our business contacts who need support with Singapore law issues.”

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    • A client's feedback provided by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2021 

      "The firm is able to come up with very creative solutions, adding that over and over again the team thinks outside the box to provide solutions."

       
    • A client's feedback provided by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2021 

      "The firm is solution-driven, commercially astute and has an excellent knowledge of the ever-evolving local regulations."

       
    • A client's feedback about Bill Jamieson, provided by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2021 

      "He is thorough, dedicated, inventive and responsive. We feel that he cares for client relationships, and goes out of his way to find solutions."

       
    • A client's feedback about Amit Dhume, provided by Asialaw Profiles 2021 

      “Amit comes across not just as a typical lawyer trying to complete a legal assignment for a billing. He is a counsellor and works to win the customers complete trust and confidence. He hand holds through tough discussions on the most possible outcomes and takes ownership of the same.”

       
    • A client's feedback about Amit Dhume, provided by Asialaw Profiles 2021 

      “Problem-solving, good listener, commercially savvy with a good network of lawyers regionally.”

       
    • A review provided by the Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2021 

      “CNPLaw LLP's investment funds practice is co-headed by Bill Jamieson, a well-rounded expert in corporate, banking, and securities laws, and Amit Dhume. As an experienced foreign lawyer, Jamieson assists foreign clients in investment flows through Singapore, in activities such as investment fund set-up and venture capital and private equity transactions. Dhume works with fund managers in setting up funds in Singapore and across various jurisdictions, primarily in the areas of private equity and wealth management.”

       
    • A client's feedback provided by the Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2021 

      “The partners we work with come across as solid professionals with thorough domain knowledge. Not even once, have we got the impression that the advice rendered is not from a position of strength and robust domain knowledge.”

       
    • A client's feedback about Amit, provided by the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021 

      “Amit is a master at his trade with robust domain knowledge. The advice that we see coming from Amit is always in the best interest of the client and we can trust him with looking after the client’s interest in full.”

       


    Key Clients

    • Gordian Capital Singapore Private Limited
    • R.E. Lee International Capital Pte. Ltd.
    • Dios Asset Management Pte. Ltd.
    • Lighthouse Canton Pte. Ltd.
    • Ginkgo Tree Asset Management Pte. Ltd.

     

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    Work Highlights

     

    CNPupdates – publications written by our Investment Funds Lawyers







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    The Funds Team




    Bill Jamieson is a Partner at CNPLaw LLP. Bill is an English lawyer who is also registered to practise Singapore law in the areas of corporate law, banking and finance and securities laws. He enjoys working in the diverse and dynamic Asian market and helping his clients to achieve their goals.
    Partner

      Bill’s practice focuses on corporate financing transactions, investment funds, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and employment law matters. His experience includes 10 years in the City of London and over 20 years in Asia. Before joining CNP, Bill was a partner in a well-known international law firm. He is recommended lawyer for Corporate and M&A, Banking and Finance, Investment Funds and Labour and Employment in Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021. Bill is one of the firm’s contacts for Interlaw, a network of independent full-service corporate law firms ranked by Chambers and Partners in its highest category, “Elite”, amongst all global law firm networks.

                



      Amit Dhume Partner at CNPLaw LLP
      Partner

        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

          Associate
          Abel is an 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.

               



          Goh Wan Shuen is an Associate at CNPLaw, she is in in the Funds and Financial Services team. Her main areas of practice include investment funds and mergers and acquisitions

            Associate
            Wan Shuen is an associate in the Funds and Financial Services team. Her main areas of practice are investment funds and mergers and acquisitions. She regularly assists in the formation and operation of private funds in several jurisdictions, including drafting the full range of fund documentation, as well as the provision of related regulatory advice. She is also regularly involved in other transactional work involving mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, and employment issues.

                      




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