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Dean Collins

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Dechert LLP

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Financial Services and Investment Management


Dean Collins, Managing Partner of the firm’s Singapore office, counsels clients on the structuring and establishment of private equity investment funds, secondary transactions, carried interest and co-investment plans, team spin-outs, co-investments and other private equity related transactions. Mr. Collins also acts on the establishment of other types of alternative investment funds, such as real estate, venture capital, infrastructure and hedge funds, as well as providing advice to major institutional investors on their investments into funds both in Asia and elsewhere.


University of Cambridge, B.A. (Hons), 1992; The College of Law, London, 1993

Singapore: Investment funds

Investment funds ‚Äď Foreign firms

Within: Leading individuals

Dean Collins - Dechert

Within: Investment funds ‚Äď Foreign firms

Dechert is 'one of the top two or three firms in Singapore for fund formation and management' according to one client and is 'extremely knowledgeable and applies a sensible commercial approach'. Practice head Dean Collins is 'very strong on fund formation and fund management - one of the top practitioners in the Singapore market' and senior associate  Claire Bentley has 'ample experience for someone of her level' and is 'very diligent, careful and extremely responsive'. Senior associate Albert Tse is experienced in areas such as private equity, debt and real estate fund formation and was part of the team that advised a client on a co-investment fund that acquired a stake in the education sector. The group is known for its advice on private equity and real estate fund formations and its ability to harness expertise within its global network.

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