Tom Carey > Carey Olsen (Guernsey) LLP > St Peter Port, Guernsey > Lawyer Profile

Carey Olsen (Guernsey) LLP
PO BOX 98, CAREY HOUSE
LES BANQUES
ST PETER PORT
GY1 4BZ
Guernsey

Work Department

Corporate; investment finds.

Position

Tom is a partner is the corporate and finance team. He advises clients both locally and internationally on a wide variety of corporate transactions including private equity, investment funds and restructurings. Tom acts for asset managers, banks and fund promoters on the structuring and establishment of closed-ended and open-ended collective investment schemes. He also advises on corporate transactions including insolvency and restructuring as well as banking and real estate finance. He specialises in permanent capital vehicles, CISE, AIM and Main Market listings as well as all aspects of private equity. Tom was listed in the ‘International Who’s Who of Funds Lawyers’ 2014.

Career

Trained Norton Rose 1998-2000; qualified solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales 2000; corporate team Norton Rose 2000-2002; in-house counsel Morgan Stanley Investment Management Ltd 2002-2004; corporate and finance group Carey Olsen 2004; partner Carey Olsen 2008; non-voting member, Board of Commerce and Employment, State of Guernsey 2012.

Lawyer Rankings

Guernsey > Investment funds

Carey Olsen handles a mix of funds work, clearly leading some statistical measures of funds advice. The firm handles private funds work instructed via elite London firms for some of the global elite private equity fund sponsors, with Tom Carey, Annette Alexander, David Crosland, Andrew Boyce and Ben Morgan leading key work in this area; a number of those also have expertise in handling listed funds work. Chris Hutley-Hurst is a well-respected senior associate, as is Gemma Campbell, who co-operates with Alexander and Morgan on work for elite private equity houses.

Guernsey > Corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Tom CareyCarey Olsen

Carey Olsen handles the Guernsey aspects of heavyweight M&A deals, including public M&A and private equity deals. Tony Lane and Tom Carey handle complex cross-border M&A deals, with Andrew Boyce‘s practice including deals involving institutional investors, crossing over with his fund formation practice. Annette Alexander is another notable partner. is a key senior associate for M&A work. Senior associates Gemma Campbell and John Scanlan are also highly regarded.

Guernsey > Banking and finance

(Leading individuals)

Tom CareyCarey Olsen

Carey Olsen handles a range of finance work, with a strong presence in top-tier investment fund finance and cross-border real estate finance deals. In fund finance, the firm handles large deals for well-known banks dealing with elite fund managers and the reverse, with some of the team having practices crossing over with fund formation. Andrew Boyce advises leading banks and heavyweight private equity managers in this space, with Ben Morgan‘s highlights including real estate finance transactions – Annette Alexander‘s practice covers both streams. Tom Carey‘s workload also includes advising leading private equity houses on fund finance transactions.

Guernsey > Capital markets

Carey Olsen‘s broader corporate practice handles heavyweight London listings for Guernsey issuers, as well as listings on The International Stock Exchange (TISE). Tom Carey handles public M&A deals, while Tony Lane, Annette Alexander and David Crosland also handle TISE listings. In addition, Guernsey corporate and finance head Ben Morgan has listed funds expertise.