Hedge Funds - Australia

Specialist hedge fund expertise

King & Wood Mallesons position at the forefront of international funds sector means we have deep expertise with respect to the specialist area of hedge funds in Australia and the wider Asia region. 

Our recent experience with respect to hedge funds includes advising:

  • A variety of clients on the establishment of hedge funds, including 130/30 funds, precious metals funds and other mixed strategy funds
  • Acting for investors in investments into hedge funds
  • On short selling restrictions for hedge funds and investment banks 
  • K2 Advisors Alpha Strategies Fund on a hedge fund of funds.

We have a full team specialising in this area.

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