Overview in London

Legal 500's London investment funds section ranks a tight-knit group of firms for both fund formation and management work across a number of key markets. The largest section - private funds - includes nearly 30 firms carrying out work for both funds and investors across private equity funds, venture capital and infastructure. Other rankings include real estate funds, listed funds, retail funds and hedge funds. Firms featuring across multiple tables include Macfarlanes, Travers Smith, CMS, Akin Gump, Simmons & Simmons, Weil Gotshal and Clifford Chance.