Geoffrey Kittredge

Partner
London
Tel: +44 20 7786 9025
Overview
Geoffrey Kittredge, a London-based partner and Chair of Debevoise’s European Funds/Investment Management Group, focuses his practice on private investment ... Read Full Biography

Publications

Upcoming Events

Recent Events

  • How has the LP-GP Relationship Changed?
    30 March 2022
    British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association
    BVCA Private Debt Forum
    London, UK
    Speaking Engagements
  • First Time Funds – The Legal Perspective
    25 February 2021
    British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association
    First Time Fundraising Digital Workshop
    Webcast
    Speaking Engagements
  • Legal Considerations – Structuring, Key Terms & LPA Negotiation
    29 October 2020
    British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association
    BVCA Investor Relations and Fundraising Workshop
    Webinar
    Speaking Engagements
  • The Legal Perspective
    12 February 2020
    British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association
    BVCA First Time Fundraising
    Debevoise & Plimpton, London
    Speaking Engagements
  • Latest Trends in Fund Terms and How These May Evolve
    10 October 2019
    British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association
    BVCA Summit 2019
    London, UK
    Speaking Engagements
  • Legal Strategies: Balancing GP Interests and Maintaining Marketable Positioning to LPs
    10 October 2019
    Emerging Markets Private Equity Association
    EMPEA Masterclass - London
    London, UK
    Speaking Engagements
  • Does the Structure Fit the Purpose?
    8 October 2019
    Emerging Markets Private Equity Association
    EMPEA Sustainable Investing in Emerging Markets Summit
    London, UK
    Speaking Engagements
  • Key Fund Terms and Market Trends
    20 September 2019
    Invest Europe
    Invest Europe Fund Structuring Training
    London, UK
    Speaking Engagements
  • The Main Economic Terms
    20 September 2019
    Invest Europe
    Invest Europe Fund Structuring Training
    London, UK
    Speaking Engagements
  • Legal Considerations – Structuring, Key Terms & LPA Negotiation
    3 September 2019
    BVCA
    BVCA Investor Relations and Fundraising
    London, UK
    Speaking Engagements
  • Latest Trends in Fund Terms and the Implications for Managers and Investors
    27 March 2019
    Invest Europe
    Invest Europe Investor’s Forum
    Geneva, Switzerland
    Speaking Engagements
  • International Real Estate Investment Vehicles: Debt Fund Structures
    27 March 2019
    Invest Europe
    Geneva Investors' Forum
    Geneva, Switzerland
    Speaking Engagements
  • Conflicts of Interest for LPACs
    8 March 2019
    British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association
    BVCA Roadshow
    San Francisco, California
    Speaking Engagements
  • Conflicts of Interest for LPACs
    7 March 2019
    British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association
    BVCA Roadshow
    Austin, Texas
    Speaking Engagements
  • Conflicts of Interest for LPACs
    6 March 2019
    British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association
    BVCA Roadshow
    New York, New York
    Speaking Engagements
  • Conflicts of Interest for LPACs
    5 March 2019
    British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association
    BVCA Roadshow
    Toronto, Canada
    Speaking Engagements
  • The Legal Perspective
    13 February 2019
    British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association
    First Time Fundraising
    Debevoise, London
    Speaking Engagements
  • The Current State of the Secondaries Market
    11 December 2018
    British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association
    BVCA Secondaries Roundtable
    London, UK
    Speaking Engagements
  • Legal Strategies: Balancing GP Interests and Maintaining Competitive and Marketable Positioning to LPs
    3 December 2018
    Emerging Markets Private Equity Association
    EMPEA Private Equity Masterclass
    Mumbai, India
    Speaking Engagements
  • International Issues Facing Senior Lawyers Active in Emerging Markets
    19 November 2018
    Debevoise & Plimpton
    Debevoise Emerging Markets Legal Symposium
    London, UK
    Speaking Engagements
  • The Main Economic Terms
    21 September 2018
    Invest Europe
    Invest Europe Training - London
    Debevoise & Plimpton, London
    Speaking Engagements
  • Key Fund Terms and Market Trends
    21 September 2018
    Invest Europe
    Invest Europe Training - London
    Debevoise & Plimpton, London
    Speaking Engagements
  • PE Funds 101
    20 September 2018
    International Lawyers for Africa
    ILFA 2018 – Advanced Training
    London, UK
    Speaking Engagements
  • Key Fund Terms and Market Trends
    9 March 2018
    Invest Europe/Debevoise
    Invest Europe Fund Structuring Training
    Debevoise, Frankfurt
    Speaking Engagements
  • The Main Economic Terms
    9 March 2018
    Invest Europe/Debevoise & Plimpton
    Invest Europe Fund Structuring Training
    Debevoise, Frankfurt, Germany
    Speaking Engagements
  • Latest Trends in Fund Finance, including Hybrid and NAV Facilities at Fund Level
    16 January 2018
    Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
    Fund Finance Dinner Discussion
    London, UK
    Speaking Engagements
  • Legal Strategies: Balancing GP Interests and Maintaining Competitive and Marketable Positioning to LPs
    4 December 2017
    Emerging Markets Private Equity Association
    EMPEA Private Equity Masterclass
    Mumbai, India
    Speaking Engagements
  • Fund Level Legal and Accounting Matters
    28 November 2017
    The British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (BVCA)
    BVCA Tax, Legal and Regulatory Conference
    London, UK
    Speaking Engagements
  • Legal Strategies: Balancing GP Interests and Maintaining Competitive and Marketable Positioning to LPs
    19 October 2017
    Emerging Market and the Private Equity in Africa
    EMPEA Fundraising Masterclass
    London, UK
    Speaking Engagements
  • Current Fundraising Trends
    20 June 2017
    Danish Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (DVCA)
    Nordic PE Summit
    Copenhagen, Denmark
    Speaking Engagements
  • Reverse Solicitation
    18 May 2017
    Emerging Markets Private Equity Association
    EMPEA’s Investor Relations and Marketing Member Community - Breakfast Q&A
    Washington, D.C.
    Speaking Engagements
  • Legal Strategies: Balancing GP Interests and Maintaining Competitive and Marketable Positioning to LPs
    18 May 2017
    Emerging Market Private Equity Association
    EMPEA Fundraising Masterclass
    Washington, D.C.
    Speaking Engagements
  • Co-investment 2.0
    29 March 2017
    Invest Europe
    Investors’ Forum
    Geneva, Switzerland
    Speaking Engagements
  • Trends in Fund Structuring for Nordic Funds and Investors
    8 March 2017
    Danish Private Equity and Venture Capital Association
    Nordic Fundraising Summit
    London, UK
    Speaking Engagements
  • Update on European Fund Terms and Regulation
    March 2017
    British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association
    BVCA Investor Dialogue Series 2017
    Various US cities
    Speaking Engagements
  • The Legal Perspective
    23 February 2017
    British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association
    BVCA Training: First Time Funds
    London, UK
    Speaking Engagements
  • Legal Strategies: Protecting GP Interests and Maintaining Competitive and Marketable Positioning to LPS
    5 December 2016
    Emerging Markets Private Equity Association
    EMPEA Mumbai Masterclass
    Mumbai, India
    Speaking Engagements
  • General Effect of Brexit and the Impact of Brexit on Private Equity
    11 November 2016
    Debevoise & Plimpton
    Brexit and Private Equity Seminar
    New York, NY
    Speaking Engagements
  • Global Best Practices in the Current Fundraising Climate
    27 October 2016
    Emerging Market Private Equity Association
    EMPEA Fundraising Masterclass
    London, UK
    Speaking Engagements
  • Legal Strategies: Protecting GP Interests and Maintaining Competitive and Marketable Positioning to LPs
    27 October 2016
    EMPEA
    EMPEA Fundraising Class
    London, UK
    Speaking Engagements
  • Legal Considerations – Structuring, Key Terms & LPA Negotiation
    20 October 2016
    British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association
    BVCA IR & Fundraising Course
    London, UK
    Speaking Engagements
  • Multi-product Platforms
    6 October 2016
  • The Implications for Private Funds of Brexit
    29 June 2016
    Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
    Conference Call: Brexit - Private Funds Considerations
    London, UK
    Speaking Engagements
  • Funds Structuring And Funds Formation
    24 May 2016
    Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
    Funds Structuring And Funds Formation: Commonly Used Structures, Key Terms And Current Trends Business Breakfast
    Debevoise & Plimpton, Moscow, Russia
    Speaking Engagements
  • Legal Strategies: Balancing GP Interests and Maintaining Competitive and Marketable Positioning to LPs
    12 May 2016
    Emerging Markets Private Equity Association
    EMPEA Fundraising Masterclass
    Washington, D.C.
    Speaking Engagements
  • An Update on Recent SEC Developments including Fees and Expenses
    27 April 2016
    Infoline Conferences
    The 10th Annual Practitioners’ Forum: Private Equity, Regulation & Compliance
    London, UK
    Speaking Engagements
  • UK Tax on Carried Interest: Debt Funds
    20 April 2016
    Debevoise & Plimpton
    Tax Breakfast Seminar
    London, UK
    Speaking Engagements
  • Taxation of UK Carried Interest: What Now?
    19 April 2016
    Debevoise & Plimpton
    Tax Breakfast Seminar
    London, UK
    Speaking Engagements
  • BVCA Investor Dialogue Series 2016 -- Update on European Regulation and Trends in European Fund Terms
    7-10 March 2016
    British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association
    BVCA European Private Equity Forums: The U.S. Investor Roadshow 2015
    Boston, New York, Austin & San Francisco
    Speaking Engagements
  • BVCA Investor Dialogue Series 2016 -- Update on European Regulation and Trends in European Fund Terms
    8 March 2016
    British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association
    BVCA European Private Equity Forums: The U.S. Investor Roadshow 2015
    Debevoise & Plimpton, New York
    Speaking Engagements
  • Regulatory Spotlight on Private Equity
    29 January 2016
    Private Equity Lawyers’ Forum
    PELF Annual Conference
    Debevoise & Plimpton, London, UK
    Speaking Engagements
  • Fees and Transparency
    11 December 2015
    British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association
    LP-GP Forum on Fees and Transparency
    London, UK
    Speaking Engagements
  • Legal Strategies: Balancing GP Interests and Maintaining Competitive and Marketable Positioning to LPs
    30 November 2015
    Emerging Markets Private Equity Association
    EMPEA Fundraising Masterclass
    Mumbai, India
    Speaking Engagements
  • Legal Considerations -- Structuring, Key Terms & LPA Negotiation
    24 November 2015
    British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association
    BVCA Investor Relations Training Course
    Debevoise & Plimpton, London, UK
    Speaking Engagements
  • Funds Formation
    12 November 2015
    British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association
    The Evolution of Funds Formation
    London, UK
    Speaking Engagements
  • Venture Capital Fund Structure & Management
    18 June 2015
    The European Private Equity & Venture Capital Association
    EVCA Academy - Foundation for Venture Capital Investment Professionals
    Stanhope Brussels, Brussels
    Speaking Engagements
  • Secondaries 101: An introduction to secondary purchases and sales of PE fund interests
    16 April 2015
    Debevoise & Plimpton

    This breakfast seminar will provide a brief overview of PE secondary transactions, including:

    • a summary of the deal process from start to finish
    • typical legal documentation
    • key issues in negotiating the purchase agreement
    • key structuring and tax considerations
    • role of the GP and potential conflicts of interest
    Debevoise & Plimpton, London
    Speaking Engagements
  • Chambers & Partners Seminar: Advanced Private Equity Fund
    17 March 2015
    Chambers & Partners/Debevoise & Plimpton
    Chambers & Partners Seminar: Advanced Private Equity Fund
    Debevoise & Plimpton, London
    Speaking Engagements
  • Advanced Private Equity Fund Formation: Key Business, Legal and Tax Issues
    17 March 2015
    Chambers and Partners and Debevoise & Plimpton
    We are pleased to invite you to our next General Counsel Seminar. The event will take place on Tuesday, March 17th 2015 at 65 Gresham Street, London, EC2V 7NQ.
    Debevoise & Plimpton, London
    Speaking Engagements
  • Chambers & Partners GC Fund Formation
    17 March 2015
    Chambers & Partners/Debevoise & Plimpton
    Chambers & Partners GC Fund Formation
    Debevoise & Plimpton, London
    Speaking Engagements
  • An Introduction to Private Equity Funds: Funds 101
    10, 13 and 24 February 2015
    Debevoise Events
  • Private Equity Funds
    10 February 2015
    Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
    An Introduction to Private Equity Funds: Funds 101
    London, UK
    Speaking Engagements
  • LP defaults, Distressed Deals: M&A in the Age of Anxiety and Fund recapitalizations
    28 May 2009 12:00 AM Dateline Standard Time
    European Private Equity & Venture Capital Association
    EVCA Institute Pan-European Tax & Legal Course
    Brussels, Belgium
    Speaking Engagements
  • Private Equity Funds: Should You Be Thinking About Limited Partner Defaults?
    29 April 2009 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM Dateline Standard Time
    Debevoise Events