Alternative Asset Management

Providing holistic support to private capital clients on the most important matters for your own business, the funds that you operate and their investments.

Alternative Asset Management


Alternative asset management has enjoyed unprecedented growth over the last decade with investors continuing to increase their allocations to private capital. The influx of capital has brought with it challenges for fund managers, including intense competition for assets and increasing demands from ever-more sophisticated investors to demonstrate value stretching well beyond just returns.

Navigating these complex issues and responding swiftly to market developments and client demand requires advisers at the cutting edge of the market. Alternatives and private capital have been at the heart of Travers Smith for many years. Offering holistic advice and innovative solutions at every level of the private capital structure, we advise on your operational and organisational milestones as deftly as we handle your investments and day-to-day matters. A strong and cohesive platform combines the market-leading cross-disciplinary expertise of over 40 partners to provide you with truly multi-faceted and sophisticated support. Our commitment to the industry is second to none: we are represented at senior levels in industry associations – including the BVCA, the Alternative Credit Council and Invest Europe – leading on many critical initiatives and chairing key committees. 

The sector continues to evolve, with change often now rapidly accelerated by world events. From looking to improve the sustainability of your business and investments, to considering how Brexit will impact you and the wider alternative asset management industry, we apply our in-depth knowledge and detailed understanding of your business to help you choose the right path.

At the GP/Manager level

Guiding you through organisational milestones and day-to-day operations.

At the Fund level

Meeting growing investor demands through strategic fund management.

At the Asset level

Supporting your investment strategy across all asset classes.

Horizon scanning and market trends

Adapting to an ever-changing market to ensure success.


A series of regular briefings for the alternative asset management industry.