Marc Parrott is a Partner in the Corporate Department of Appleby’s Hong Kong office, leading the Investment Funds practice. He specialises in advising all types of Cayman Islands, Bermuda and British Virgin Islands investment funds and their managers, with particular emphasis on private equity, venture capital and hedge funds. His clients include international and Asian financial institutions, listed and private asset management companies, and leading onshore law firms. He regularly advises in respect of fund formation, restructuring, and ongoing operational matters. He also advises institutional and high-net worth investors in relation to making investments into Cayman Islands, Bermuda and British Virgin Islands fund structures.
Marc has over 20 years of offshore and onshore experience, including having lived and practised in the Cayman Islands for approximately 8 years prior to relocating to Hong Kong in 2014. Prior to moving offshore, Marc obtained top-tier international transactional experience having practised in Australia with Freehills (now Herbert Smith Freehills), and in London with Linklaters.
Marc was admitted as a solicitor of each of the Supreme Court of Victoria, Australia and the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia in 1999 (non-practising). He was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales in 2003 (non-practising). He was first admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in the Cayman Islands in 2003 and most recently was admitted in the British Virgin Islands in 2016.
Marc has spoken, and participated in panel discussions at numerous fund industry conferences, including events organised by AIMA, HFM and the HKVCA. He has been involved in the China Working Group established by Cayman Finance, the body that represents the interests of the Cayman Islands financial industry overseas. Marc is also a member of The Law Society of England & Wales.
- Investment Funds
- University of Adelaide (LLB)
- University of Adelaide (BCom)