The event, which is one of The Fund Finance Association’s (FFA) annual symposiums, bring together investors, fund managers, bankers and lawyers for education and networking within the fund finance market.
Appleby has been a long supporter of the FFA and was a platinum sponsor of the Global Fund Finance Symposium in Miami earlier this year, and also sponsored the European Fund Finance Symposium in London in June.
At the European Fund Finance Symposium, one of the firm’s Corporate Partners, James Fox, moderated the panel discussion on ‘GP Management Fee Facilities’. Corporate Partners Jeremy Berchem, James Gaudin and Simon Raftopoulos also attended.
In Miami, Corporate Partner, Anna-Lise Wisdom, participated in a panel discussion titled “A Subscription Finance Debate”. Anna-Lise was also joined at the conference by Corporate Partners Simon Raftopoulos and Caroline Barton.
Simon Raftopoulos, Global Head of Private Equity at Appleby noted: “It is great that as a company, we are able to support the development and discussion around the Fund Finance industry across Europe, America and now Asia. These conferences are always well-subscribed, which speaks to the increasing number of fund financing products and bespoke fund structures. Our experienced Fund Finance team are experts in advising banks and finance providers in the development of sophisticated financing solutions.”
Appleby is a founding member of the Fund Finance Association (FFA) and supports its efforts to raise the profile of the funds finance industry. Since its inception seven years ago, there has been significant growth in number of attendees, speaker participation and overall interest in the development of the funds finance market.