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Caroline  Williams

Caroline Williams

Walkers

George Town, , CYM


Caroline Williams is based in Walkers’ Cayman Islands office where she is a partner in the firm’s Global Investment Funds Group and Global Corporate Group. She has a broad private funds practice specializing in both hedge funds and private equity. Caroline has extensive experience advising private equity fund sponsors on the structuring and formation of funds and co-investment and alternative investment vehicles and the completion of transactions undertaken by them.

Caroline has broad experience advising on the sale and purchase of portfolio investments and advising on secondary transactions. Her practice also encompasses advising on initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate reorganizations. Caroline acts for leading financial institutions, investment managers, including institutional sponsors of private equity and hedge funds, and also boutique and start up managers.

Caroline is consistently ranked as a leading lawyer in prominent legal directories, including the Chambers Global Guide, Legal 500, IFLR 1000, International Who’s Who of Private Funds Lawyers and Legal Media Group's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers. Most recently, Caroline was recognized as a "seasoned practitioner with expertise advising on the formation of large private equity funds for investment in numerous sectors including real estate and mining" in the 2017 Chambers Global Guide.  The 2016 Chambers Global Guide noted that clients "value and respect her advice in relation to complex structuring matters". She was recognized in the 2016 Legal 500 directory as being able to "both advise on complex issues and defuse difficult situations". The 2015 Chambers Global Guide noted that Caroline Williams “has a great personality and is a pleasure to work with – she handles difficult situations very well”. The 2015 edition of the Legal 500 directory recognized Caroline as being "phenomenal" and "incredibly responsive, commercial and knowledgeable" as well as having an "especially strong work ethic".  The 2017 edition of Who's Who Legal Private Funds has identified Caroline as a "Thought Leader" and noted Caroline has been recommended as "one of Cayman's strongest funds lawyers".

Caroline Williams is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Cayman Islands: Investment Funds (July 2016) - Hedge Fund Management 2016, Monday, September 19, 2016
Cayman Islands: Regulation of Funds in the Cayman Islands (July 2016) - Hedge Fund Management 2016, Monday, September 19, 2016
Walkers, Cayman Islands: Regulation of Funds in the Cayman Islands (July 2017) - Hedge Fund Management 2017, Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Walkers, Cayman Islands: Investment Funds (July 2017) - Hedge Fund Management 2017, Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Web Segment  Web Segment Hedge Fund Structures - Hedge Fund Management 2017, Thursday, September 14, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Hedge Fund Structures - Hedge Fund Structures, Thursday, September 14, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Hedge Fund Structures - Hedge Fund Structures, Thursday, September 14, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Hedge Fund Structures - Hedge Fund Structures, Thursday, September 14, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Hedge Fund Management 2017, Wednesday, September 20, 2017, New York, NY
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