Appleby is delighted to welcome Marc Parrott who has joined as Partner to lead the Hong Kong office's Investment Funds practice.
Marc 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.
Appleby is well-known for its global investment funds practice and has a strong reputation in Hong Kong advising on various specialist fund structures and particularly on Cayman funds.
Cameron Adderley, Managing Partner for Appleby's Hong Kong office and the Global Practice Group Head for Corporate, said: "This appointment is a reflection of the strategic importance of the Asia market to Appleby and the continued commitment we have to growing our team in the region. With Marc's extensive experience in investment funds I look forward to working with the expanded team as we continue to focus on providing a first class service to our clients."