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Gavin Anderson

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Investment funds.


Gavin Anderson is based in the Hong Kong office and is a member of the firm’s Investment Funds and Investment Management Group. He has broad experience in advising sponsors and investors on a variety of issues, including fund formation, co-investment and carried interest arrangements. Mr. Anderson’s recent experience includes acting for clients such as Baring Private Equity Asia, CDH Investments, D. E. Shaw, Global Infrastructure Partners, HarbourVest, Morgan Stanley, Navis Capital Partners, Southern Capital and Quilvest.


Prior to joining Debevoise in 2006, Mr. Anderson trained and worked as an associate at an international law firm in London. Mr. Anderson is admitted to practice as a solicitor in England & Wales.




University of Oxford, 2000, B.A.; College of Law, Guildford, 2001; Oxford Institute of Legal Practice, 2002, L.P.C.

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Debevoise & Plimpton LLP's practice is jointly led by Andrew Ostrognai and Gavin Anderson, who was promoted to partner in 2017. It is well-known for its standout private funds practice, and has featured in many of the largest and most sophisticated fundraisings in Asia for over 15 years. Its leading reputation ensures that it attracts high-quality work from clients such as The Carlyle Group, China Life, DE Shaw and HarbourVest Partners. In 2017, Anderson and associate Shawn Yang acted for Baring Private Equity Asia on the fundraising for various co-investment vehicles with commitments in excess of $1.6bn to facilitate the privatisation of Nord Anglia Education. Another mandate saw Ostrognai, Anderson and Yang advise Advantage Partners on the formation of its debut $380m Asia-focused fund. Elsewhere, Ostrognai has expertise in structuring and forming country and sector-specific funds, separately managed accounts and foreign-sponsored, RMB-denominated private equity funds, as well as secondary transactions.

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