Mike Newell is a partner in Cadwalader’s Financial Services Group, resident in the London office.
Mike has extensive experience in advising clients in the asset management industry and, in particular, on the establishment and reorganization of onshore and offshore collective investment vehicles. He helps both household names and innovative startups set up new businesses and products in both the mainstream and alternative sectors, and is particularly experienced in advising in relation to hedge, private equity and real asset funds, as well as retail mutual funds, UK-listed investment companies and structured products. He also advises asset managers in relation to general corporate and regulatory matters and institutional investors on their private fund investments and secondary sales.
Mike is a member of the European Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles’ (INREV) Public Affairs Committee and was a member of the FSA’s legal expert group and of the technical committees of a number of industry bodies dealing with the implementation of the AIFM Directive.
In Chambers and Partners, Mike has been variously described as “practical and effective” and noted for his ability to “keep calm with lots happening,” having “a well-established reputation in the structuring and reorganization of onshore and offshore collective investment vehicles” and for being especially “renowned for his real estate funds expertise.”
Mike is admitted to practice in England and Wales.