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Stephenson Harwood

Living Wage
1 FINSBURY CIRCUS, LONDON, EC2M 7SH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7329 4422
Fax:
Fax 020 7329 7100
DX:
64 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.shlegal.com
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Alex Haynes

Tel:
Work 020 7809 2003
Email:
Web:
www.shlegal.com
Stephenson Harwood

Work Department

Corporate.

Position

As a partner within the firm's highly regarded investment funds team, Alex supports clients across the investment management sector in seeking to achieve their aims. Clients value his highly commercial and pragmatic approach. 

Alex focuses on the investment management sector and advises on the establishment of, raising funds for and reconstructions/reorganisations of investment funds in the UK and offshore as well as acquisitions and disposals, equity capital markets advisory work, public takeovers and other corporate finance transactions for clients in the investment management sector.

Alex's practice also encompasses financial services regulation, particularly in the investment management field. His clients include listed and private funds and investment managers as well as investment banks and brokers.


London: Investment fund formation and management

Listed funds

Within: Listed funds

William Saunders heads up the investment funds practice at Stephenson Harwood, which is acclaimed for its 'depth of experience across the team and first-class client accessibility'. The firm boasts a constantly growing client roster of both listed funds and brokers, with instructions from a total of eleven new clients in the past year. Regulatory assistance is an area of regular workflow, with the firm supporting clients through the implementation of Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products (PRIIPs) Regulation and MiFID II. On the IPO side, Alex Haynes and others acted for N+1 Singer in their role as financial adviser and placing agent on the IPO of Hipgnosis Songs Fund. This is the first listed investment company to deliver returns to investors through investment in songs and associated musical intellectual property rights. Senior associate Kate Longman and Alexa Whitehead both garner praise from the firm's competitors.

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  • Companies should plan now to minimise their pension protection levy

    The amount that pension schemes have to pay to the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) for the year 2006/07 may have increased by as much as five times the previous year's levy. Employers who ultimately bear the cost of many pension schemes will need to make plans now to ensure the levy payable for the year 2008/09 is kept to a minimum.
    - Stephenson Harwood

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