Anthony McWhirter

Anthony McWhirter

  • Consultant

Anthony joined Travers Smith in September 2016 as a consultant in the Funds Department.

Anthony was a partner at Freshfields for over 20 years, initially in the Tax Department before establishing and developing the firm’s Investment Funds Group.  In 2007, he left Freshfields and became a partner at Debevoise & Plimpton where, in its Investment Management Group, he focused on private investment funds until he retired.

Anthony's practice

Anthony has a wealth of experience in the investment fund and investment management sectors including advising on the establishment, marketing and operation of investment funds of all kinds, fund restructurings, and secondary transactions. He has also advised on the applicable tax and regulatory issues facing investment funds and investment managers. Recently, he has focused on private equity funds including the formation of funds, segregated accounts, co-investment arrangements, and subscription line financings, and he has acted both for fund managers and fund investors.