10 Nov, 2011

Ogier Guernsey has acted as legal adviser for EQT Funds Management Limited in relation to the establishment of its latest private equity fund, EQT VI, which closed at €4.75 billion.


EQT VI is a Guernsey authorised closed-ended investment scheme established primarily to make controlling and co-controlling equity and equity-related investments in Northern Europe. 


Roger Le Tissier (pictured) led the Ogier Guernsey team assisted by Senior Associate Bryon Rees and Associate Rachael Sanders.


Roger Le Tissier said “We are delighted to advise on one of the largest fund launches in Europe this year.  It is good to see that Guernsey continues to be the domicile of choice for such a leading investment manager.”


Ogier worked with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP on the transaction. 


EQT is a group of leading private equity funds with investments in Northern and Eastern Europe, Asia and the United States.  EQT Partners is often recognised as the market leader in the Nordic Region and one of the leading investment advisors in German-speaking Europe.


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