Bryan Hunter is the managing partner of the Cayman office and the Corporate Group Head in Cayman. Bryan is also the Global Head of the Funds and Investment Services team. He has extensive experience in the structuring and formation of hedge funds, funds of funds and private equity funds. He regularly advises on various operational and regulatory issues in relation to these funds. His practice also includes general corporate matters, corporate finance and merger and acquisition transactions.
For 2019, IFLR1000 ranks Bryan as a ´highly regarded´ lawyer, Legal 500 noted him as a ‘leading individual’ and Chambers Global 2018 described him as “a real expert on Cayman funds”, stating that “he speaks with real authority and nearly always has the answer at hand”. Previous Chambers Global rankings note that Bryan is a ‘Leading Individual’, describing him as a “prominent practitioner who is particularly well regarded for his extensive funds experience.” They have also noted Bryan as a leading lawyer in the investment funds arena and recognised him as “one of the better lawyers here – well versed in the law, professional and easy-going.” IFLR1000 comments as follows: Bryan Hunter is admired by clients for his international perspective.
Bryan is a notary public in the Cayman Islands. He has served as a board member of the Civil Aviation Authority, the Caymanian Bar Association (of which he is a past president) and the Chamber of Commerce and has served as a member of the Financial Services Council. Bryan has contributed to various legal publications, including Legal Week and the Cayman Financial Review. Bryan recently contributed the Cayman chapter to the Chambers and Partners’ “Fintech 2018” guide.
Recent cases include advising:
- On the establishment of a Cayman Islands private equity fund that will invest in real estate opportunities in St. Petersburg, Russia.
- In connection with the establishment of a Cayman Islands private equity fund that will invest in energy, water and environmental technology leaders based in Israel.
- In connection with the establishment of a Cayman Islands private equity fund that will invest in the bio-energy industry in Brazil.
University of Liverpool (England)
Brown University (United States)
“[Bryan] is a prominent practitioner who is particularly well regarded for his extensive funds experience.”