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Oscar van Angeren

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Oscar heads Houthoff's Investment Management practice group and works at both the Amsterdam office and the London office. His work focuses mainly on the establishment of investment institutions, including private equity funds, hedge funds, real estate funds, retail funds (UCITS and non-UCITS) and funds of funds. Oscar also advises asset managers, pension funds and other institutional investors on matters such as discretionary and fiduciary/integrated asset management, asset pooling, and the laws and regulations that apply to collective and other forms of asset management. He frequently publishes and teaches on various subjects related to asset management and custody.

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European firms in London: Benelux

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Houthoff's Jessica Terpstra and investment management practice group head Oscar van Angeren divide their time between the firm's London and Amsterdam offices. Terpstra specialises in international financial transactions, particularly in relation to project and real estate financing; she also advises clients on banking and securities law. Van Angeren is focused predominantly on the establishment of investment institutions, including private equity,  hedge, real estate and retail funds, as well as funds of funds. Asset management expert Parmiss Mirshekar and banking and finance lawyer Anne Van Heijningen are experienced associates.

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Oscar van Angeren - Houthoff

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At Houthoff, practice head Oscar van Angeren and counsel Daan Horsthuis have 'a deep knowledge of investment management agreements (IMAs) and all relevant regulation as it relates to IMAs' and provide advice that is 'always useful and to the point'. Recent highlights include advising Man Group on numerous regulatory and structuring matters. Dutch pension funds PFZW and PGGM are also clients. The group also acts for fund managers and large insurers.

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