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Dechert LLP

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Stuart Martin

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Dechert LLP

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Financial services and investment management.


Stuart Martin has more than 20 years extensive experience advising international financial services and asset management businesses on their establishment and structuring, their financial products and on related corporate finance work. Mr Martin advises on the establishment and structuring of retail and institutional funds and platforms including hedge funds, multi-manager funds, UCITS funds, property funds, private equity funds, emerging market funds and venture capital funds.


Partner 2000.


The University of Manchester (1981 BA Hons); The College of Law, London Bloomsbury (1981-83 Common Professional Examination, Law Society Finals).

London: Investment fund formation and management

Private funds

Within: Private funds

Dechert LLP 'has a solid practice with capabilities across many areas of private funds'. Debt funds are a particular area of strength; the practice is often called on to handles complex European regulatory issues and matters at the crossover of hedge and private funds. The 'brilliantly commercial' Gus Black  is 'a total star of the credit fund formation space'. Other key figures include Christopher Gardner, who is 'an established and high-performing private equity and private credit partner'; Stuart Martin, who is 'a key name in the funds community, with a growing credit funds practice'; and Abigail Bell. Clients include Cheyne Capital, Columna Capital and Gemcorp Capital.

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