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Proskauer Rose LLP
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Work Department

Private Investment Funds


Peter Olds is a partner in Proskauer’s Private Funds Group.

He specializes in advising on the establishment of private funds in the UK, Europe and globally for private equity, private debt, infrastructure and real estate fund sponsors, cornerstone investments in private funds, and private fund carried interest and other executive incentive schemes.

Peter also advises on co-investments alongside private funds (on both sponsor and investor sides), and associated UK and European regulatory matters.

Prior to joining Proskauer, Peter has been a member of funds groups at other international law firms, and was also a director at Actis, a leading emerging markets private fund manager.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Investment fund formation and management > Private funds

Proskauer Rose LLP advises top institutions including asset managers, buyout houses, funds of funds and new managers on fund formations across a diverse range of fund structures and asset classes, including private equity, infrastructure, special situations, and renewable energy funds. The firm combines this broad expertise with an active secondaries practice, including transactions, GP-led secondaries, and continuation funds. The team, praised for its ‘ superb breadth and depth of experience’ is led by Nigel van Zyl, an experienced practitioner who enjoys strong relationships with a variety of major funds clients, handling large-scale fund formation and operational mandates, including carried interest and co-investments, and internal governance issues. Bruno Bertrand-Delfau specialises in secondaries matters, advising on major transactions within the European and US markets, and is also active on behalf of institutional investors. The ‘commercial and pragmaticPeter Olds arrived from Weil, Gotshal & Manges (London) LLP in early 2021, and advises on fund formations and secondaries across a variety of asset classes, while ‘creative’ and ‘knowledgeable’ counsel Brendan Gallen is also a key member of the team. Aranpreet Randhawa was promoted to partner in late 2020.