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Jim McNally

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Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

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Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Hedge Funds, Investment Management, Shareholder Activism


Jim McNally is a partner in the Investment Management Group of the London office. He focuses on fundraising, corporate and transactional matters for private equity and other alternative investment funds, as well as transactional matters for internationally active corporate clients. Jim’s experience includes structuring private equity and venture capital funds; and structuring acquisitions, disposals and joint ventures with respect to interests in a wide range of asset classes including acquiring, divesting and demerging investment management businesses and interests therein, as well as advising activists on strategy and execution of European campaigns. He publishes frequently on shareholder activism topics, and his speaking engagements address current fundraising issues, shareholder activism and issues such as valuation and monetisation of interests in investment managers. Jim received his BSc, with first class honours, from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne; his Diploma in Law from The College of Law of England and Wales; and passed the Common Professional Examination with The College of Law of England and Wales.


University of Newcastle upon Tyne, B.Sc., first class honours; The College of Law of England and Wales, Diploma in Law; The College of Law of England and Wales, Common Professional Examination

London: Investment fund formation and management

Private funds

Within: Private funds

'Excellent across the board', Schulte Roth & Zabel International LLP handles a range of work, often involving fund structures at the intersection of hedge and private equity. Jim McNally advised LCN Capital Partners on forming LCN North America Fund II and LCN European Fund II, which both closed in March 2017 with commitments totaling $500m. Josh Dambacher  also handles complex mandates. Other clients include Sprints Capital Management, which McNally advised on subsequent closings of Sprints Capital International II, and TriSpan.

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