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Carey Olsen

47 ESPLANADE, ST HELIER, JE1 0BD, JERSEY
Tel:
Work 01534 888900
Fax:
Fax 01534 887744
Email:
Web:
www.careyolsen.com
Carey Olsen, Daniel O’Connor, St Helier, JERSEY

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Daniel O’Connor

Tel:
Work 01534 822249
Email:
Carey Olsen

Work Department

Investment funds; private equity; finance.

Position

Daniel specialises in the structuring and formation of investment funds, real estate finance and general corporate work.  He has extensive transactional experience establishing, restructuring, financing and winding-up a wide range of offshore structures. Daniel is instructed by both global financial institutions and specialist asset managers and works with many of Jersey's leading fund services providers. Daniel's recent transactions include the restructure and refinancing of a joint-venture structures holding German commercial real estate, a range of UK commercial and retail property transactions, creating and restructuring various carried interest distribution structures and establishing a wide range of investment vehicles, including managed account structures, a large European leveraged buy-out fund, a "private equity-style" film financing fund and a large European "private equity style" special situations real estate fund.

Career

Trained Freehills, Australia; qualified 1993 Australia, 2005 England and Wales, 2006 Jersey; Macquarie Bank; joined Carey Olsen 2008 and made partner 2012. Publications of note: ‘handbook on PLC Investment Funds 2013’ and ‘Investment Funds 2012’ (Jersey Chapter); ‘Jersey’s new Unregulated Funds regime: speed and flexibility for alternative investment funds’ (AIMA Journal); ‘Jersey Funds’ (Tax Journal).

Member

Chair of the legal, tax and regulatory sub committee, Jersey Funds Association; member of the main committee, Jersey Funds Association.

Education

LLB (Adel); LL.M (Syd) (Corporate Finance and Tax).


Jersey

Investment funds

Within: Investment funds

Carey Olsen advises top-drawer asset managers on private listed and hedge funds, including the global zenith of the market, having advised the flagship for Jersey's private equity industry in the shape of the SoftBank Vision Fund. James Mulholland and Robert Milner, who have expertise in working with REITs and blind-pool private funds, head the team, with the 'technically astute' Daniel O’Connor also having relationships with key European managers investing in various asset classes. Christopher Griffin also has hedge and private equity fund expertise. Claire Le Quesne is a well-regarded counsel.

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