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Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

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TIM WEST

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Work +44 20 7466 2309
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Web:
www.herbertsmithfreehills.com
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

Work Department

Corporate (Asset Management)

Position

Tim specialises in investment funds work and has been involved in numerous fund launches, secondary capital raisings and fund reconstructions, primarily in relation to closed ended investment vehicles (across multiple asset classes and including structured and alternative investment products) where he has led in relation to some of the largest and most complex and innovative structures both in the UK and globally.

His practice also includes regulatory and similar own account work for asset managers and their funds.

Career

Tim started his career at Herbert Smith, as it then was, in 2005, and became a partner in 2010.

Education

1996-1999 - Oxford University, Law


London: Investment fund formation and management

Listed funds

Within: Leading individuals

Tim West - Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

Within: Listed funds

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP handles a range of listed fund formation work, often involving less traditional asset classes. Nigel Farr advised BioPharma Credit on its fully-subscribed IPO, which included rolling elements of a private fund into it. Tim West assisted NB Private Equity Partners with moving its shares from the specialist fund segment to the premium segment of the London Stock Exchange, and advised Gabelli Merger Plus+Trust, which operates a hedge fund-style merger arbitrage structure, on its IPO. In another cross-border highlight, West advised BlackRock Greater European Investment Trust on a proposed secondary listing in Johannesburg. Nish Dissanayake advised Sherborne Investors on its IPO, which raised £700m for a strategy of purchasing a public company. Other clients include Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust, which Farr advised on a tender offer, and Marble Point Loan Financing Limited, a fund investing in collateralised loan obligations, which West assisted with its IPO on the specialist fund segment. In the sponsor space, Stifel Nicolaus is another client.

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Real estate funds

Within: Real estate funds

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP handles a range of matters in real estate investment, some of which with residential elements. Stephen Newby handles work concerning funds with European assets, as well as fund restructurings. Tim West  has expertise in authorised contractual schemes. Nigel Farr is also a name of note. Clients include Lendlease and Neuberger Berman.

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