James Alder | London | Hogan Lovells

James Alder

Counsel Corporate & Finance

Alder James

James Alder
Alder James
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Counsel James Alder is recommended for fund transactions across a range of asset classes, including energy, real estate and emerging markets

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James advises on a broad spectrum of investment fund matters, working with clients including international investment funds, sovereign wealth funds, investment banks and asset managers.

James advises sponsors and managers on the structuring, launch, regulation and marketing of a range of onshore and offshore vehicles including private funds, consortium and club ventures. He also works with institutional investors and sovereign wealth funds on the terms of investments in a wide variety of funds and strategic joint ventures.

James acts for issuers and banks on the listing of investment companies on the London Stock Exchange and in relation to secondary issues by London listed investment funds.

James has previously spent time on secondment to Deutsche Bank Asset and Wealth Management and UBS Investment Bank.

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James Alder has an outstanding grasp of the law

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Representative experience

Acting for BH Macro on its £1 bn combination with BH Global in 2022 and £315m capital raise in 2023

Acting for Riverstone Energy on its £750m initial public offering in 2013 and Riverstone Credit Opportunities Income on its US$100m IPO in 2019

Acting for 3i Infrastructure on capital raisings of over £700m since 2016 

Acting for M&G Real Estate in relation to a number of indirect real estate transactions, including the establishment and reorganisation of related joint ventures, management and holding structures

Acting for British Land in relation to its investment in a substantial real estate joint venture with Norges Bank

Advising Terra Firma Capital Partners on the establishment of Terra Firma Special Opportunities Fund II*

Acting for investment banks including J.P. Morgan Cazenove, Numis Securities, Jefferies International, Liberum Capital, Goldman Sachs, Peel Hunt and Stifel Nicolaus on bookrunning mandates

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.


  • B.A. History, The London School of Economics and Political Science, 2007


Key lawyer, Listed Funds and Real Estate Funds

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