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MJ Hudson

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London EC2R, London W1K, Paris, Saint Peter Port, St Helier, Zurich

Karma Samdup

Work +44 20 3463 3220
MJ Hudson

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Venture Capital


Partner - Head of Venture Capital


Karma heads up MJ Hudson’s team of venture capital lawyers, having extensive legal and commercial experience advising clients across the venture spectrum. This includes advising new managers on launching venture capital funds, both onshore and offshore. Karma also advises PE and venture capital managers, angel networks and HNWIs as well as corporates and high-growth start-up companies.

London: Investment fund formation and management

Private funds

Within: Private funds

Investment funds boutique¬†MJ Hudson¬† 'has the client's best interest at the centre of its advice and actions'. The firm is particularly active in work for smaller and start-up managers of private equity and venture capital funds. Shervin Shameli¬†¬†and Eamon Devlin¬†continue to advise Maven Capital Partners on forming a UK-focused buyout fund, which has a target of ¬£125m; the pair also advised Volpi Capital Investments on forming a fund with a ‚ā¨185m target. Karma Samdup¬†is 'great to work with, understanding of clients' needs and extremely effective for their businesses'; he¬†advised Kindred Capital on forming two technology-focused funds. Ted Craig¬†contributes secondaries expertise and advised Multiplicity Partners on forming a secondaries fund. Name partner Matthew Hudson¬†is also active in fund formation work. The firm also acts for NextEnergy Capital.

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