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.

The team wins praise for its “good depth of knowledge” and is commended for its “collaborative approach to problem solving.”

“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.”

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2020-2022 and Chambers Global, 2021-2022


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

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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.

“Definitely one of the heavyweights in the Asian investment funds formation space. No compromise on quality.”

“They have deep knowledge of the markets and the needs of all constituencies in connection with a fund raise.”

“The team continues to impress with its unparalleled knowledge of the industry, solutions-focused advice and impeccable service.”

“Excellent technical lawyers who are commercially savvy.”

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

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2021-2022


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

IFLR1000, 2022

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