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Elena Rowlands

Sunday, 21 October 2018

Elena Rowlands

+44 (0)20 7295 3491
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Elena trained at Travers Smith and is a partner in the tax group. She advises alternative asset managers on a wide range of tax issues and has particular expertise in:

  • the structuring and formation of alternative investment funds with a focus on private equity, venture, debt, infrastructure and real estate funds;
  • advising fund managers on their own internal house issues including restructurings and incentive arrangements; and
  • advising institutional investors on the tax risks associated with investing in particular fund structures.

Elena’s recent work includes:

  • Providing ongoing advice to a number of clients on the recent changes to partnership taxation (including salaried members, mixed members, disguised investment management fee planning and carried interest);
  • Establishing a number of private equity funds and working with these clients to understand what structures would work best for them and their investors;
  • Establishing a new fund for the credit division of a global fund manager;
  • Advising the Pensions Infrastructure Platform on the structure and formation of the PiP Multi-Strategy Infrastructure Fund;
  • Acting for SV Life Sciences on the structure and formation of the Dementia Discovery Fund;
  • Advising Ranger Capital on the structure and formation of the Ranger Capital Direct Lending Fund PLC;
  • Advising a real estate fund manager on the structure of its new residential fund and its investments within the student accommodation space.

Elena is a member of the Alternative Investment Management Association’s working groups on BEPS and partnerships and a member of  the Income Tax Sub-Committee of the Law Society.