The chapter on private equity fund formation is authored by BVI partner, Robert Varley and Senior Associate, Rebecca Jack. This chapter discusses the legal requirements and practicalities of establishing a closed-ended fund in the BVI, various available structures to consider, the liability of investors and managers, regulations, logistics on transfers of interests and also covers important developments in the jurisdiction. Click here to download the full chapter.

The chapter on private equity transactions is authored by BVI Partner, Andrew Jowett and Rebecca Jack. This chapter covers, among other things, various methods of acquiring control of BVI-incorporated entities, corporate governance, rights of dissenting shareholders, debt financing and exit strategies. Click here to download the full chapter.

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Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. This article was first published in Getting the Deal Through: Private Equity 2018, (published in February 2018; contributing editor: William E Curbow, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP) For further information please visit

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