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Dechert LLP

160 QUEEN VICTORIA STREET, LONDON, EC4V 4QQ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7184 7000
Fax:
Fax 020 7184 7001
DX:
30 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Web:
www.dechert.com

Mikhaelle Schiappacasse

Tel:
Work +44 20 7184 7845
Email:
Dechert LLP

Work Department

Financial Services and Investment Management; Investment Funds and Investment Companies; Private Funds; Investment Advisers; Global Distribution of Funds

Position

Partner

Career

Mikhaelle Schiappacasse’s practice focuses on the structuring, establishment, management, marketing, and restructuring of fund platforms and investment funds, including hedge, debt, real estate, private equity and fund of funds across a broad range of asset classes and fund domiciles. 

She also provides investor-side advice in connection with investments into a variety of fund structures. 

Ms. Schiappacasse has experience in the cross-border aspects of marketing alternative investment funds in Europe. 
 
Ms. Schiappacasse also advises on the establishment of asset management businesses, including the drafting and negotiation of shareholders’ agreements and limited liability partnership agreements.

She also acts for investment funds and their managers on general corporate, regulatory and compliance matters. 
 

Languages

English

Education

Sarah Lawrence College, B.A., 2001; The George Washington University Law School, J.D., 2004, Honors, Staff member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association Quarterly Journal; University College London, LL.M., Banking and Finance, 2006


London: Investment fund formation and management

Hedge funds

Within: Next generation lawyers

Mikhaelle Schiappacasse - Dechert LLP

Within: Hedge funds

Dechert LLP handles a range of hedge fund work for a mixture of managers, many of which involving structures domiciled in the European Union. Mikhaelle Schiappacasse, who was promoted to partner at the start of 2018, and Abigail Bell  also handle work for notable managers, some of which involving Irish structures. Christopher Gardner and senior associate Gemma Long  are recommended for their 'quality of service and advice'. Clients include Gemcorp Capital, Sloane Robinson and Cheyne Capital, as well as new spin-out managers such as Whitecroft Capital Management plus heavyweight limited partners. Peter Astleford has retired.

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