James Alder

James Alder


Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone +44 20 7296 2000

Fax +44 20 7296 2001

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

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 also 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.

Awards and recognitions


Key lawyer, Real Estate Funds
Legal 500

Education and admissions


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

Representative experience

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 its £385m placing and open offer in 2016 and £222m placing in 2019 

Acting for M&G Real Estate in relation to a number of indirect real estate acquisitions, 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

Acting for Sustainable Development Capital on establishing a £4bn consortium vehicle formed with a group of institutional investors to acquire the UK Green Investment Bank*

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

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

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

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