Funds/Investment Management in Asia

Debevoise was one of the first firms to advise private equity funds on their activities in Asia, and has remained at the forefront of the sector ever since. Over the years, it has been consistently ranked at the top of all the relevant league tables. It has advised the most prominent and innovative funds in Asia, constantly leveraging its superior understanding of the Asia market to deliver successful solutions to clients.

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Ranked in Band 1 across Asia-Pacific and in China for investment funds.

“Debevoise has a world-leading practice in funds, tax and M&A.”

“The lawyers combine great technical expertise with industry knowledge and commercial problem-solving ability.”

“The cooperation with them has always been very robust and perceptive, and for the Asia-Pacific region they are definitely a top-tier law firm for this market.”

“Their knowledge is great, they know the Chinese and South-East Asian private equity space very well and they’re very good on pan-Asia funds.”

“They act for most of the important investment managers in Asia, so they have market intelligence on a lot of areas.”

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2019-2021 and Chambers Global, 2021


Law Firm of the Year in Asia for Fund Formation

Private Equity International, 2019

Recognised as a leading international law firm for having won 20 PEI Awards across North America, EMEA and Asia (2001-2019).

- Private Equity International Awards – Hall of Fame 2019


Gavin Anderson has taken part in Private Equity’s annual roundtable focusing on current trends in Asia.

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Ranked as a Tier 1 firm for Investment Funds in Hong Kong. Andrew Ostrognai is listed in the Hall of Fame and Gavin Anderson is recommended as a leading individual.

“Excellent technical lawyers who are commercially savvy.”

“The depth of the domain knowledge and service quality is par excellence.”

“Debevoise is the Rolls-Royce of fund formation.”

“In the investment funds area, the knowledge and know-how across the firm globally are deep.”

“Debevoise & Plimpton takes a multi-disciplinary approach to investment funds, working hand in hand with its M&A, finance and capital markets teams, as well as providing dedicated tax support in Hong Kong.”

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2020-2021

Ranked as Tier 1 firm for Private Equity Funds in Hong Kong.

IFLR1000, 2021/22

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