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Stephen Sims is a partner in King & Spalding's London office and a member of the firm's investment funds and asset management practice. He has extensive experience with private fund formation, fund manager M&A and secondary transactions, and LP and family office fund advisory mandates.

Stephen is a past chair of the IBA’s Private Funds Committee, served as original contributing editor of the International Comparative Law Guide to Alternative Investment Funds and has won a number of industry accolades over the years including Financial News’ 40 under 40 for Legal Services.

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Credentials

Postgraduate Diploma in Law, University of Law, London

Law Degree, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK

England and Wales

The Law Society of England and Wales

40 under 40 for Legal Services


Financial News, 2013

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40 under 40 for Legal Services


Financial News, 2013

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In the News · Source: Law.com International, Unquote, RealDeals, Palm Beach Daily Business Review, Legal Business and Private Equity Wire

November 8, 2022
Private funds partner Stephen Sims joins the firm’s Corporate, Finance and Investments practice group in London

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Stephen has been involved in many of the leading fundraisings and transactions in the private capital space during his career. Highlights include:

GP fund formation mandates:
NextEnergy on its Next Power III and Next Power UK fundraisings
Broadwell Capital on its fundraisings
Newstead Capital on its Real Estate Lending Fund
LetterOne Technology on its $16 billion Technology Fund
LetterOne Retail on its $3 billion Retail Fund

Advisory Mandates:
GAM on the suspension and liquidation of its CHF11billion Absolute Return Bond Fund range

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Matters

Stephen has been involved in many of the leading fundraisings and transactions in the private capital space during his career. Highlights include:

GP fund formation mandates:
NextEnergy on its Next Power III and Next Power UK fundraisings
Broadwell Capital on its fundraisings
Newstead Capital on its Real Estate Lending Fund
LetterOne Technology on its $16 billion Technology Fund
LetterOne Retail on its $3 billion Retail Fund

Advisory Mandates:
GAM on the suspension and liquidation of its CHF11billion Absolute Return Bond Fund range

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Newsletter

September 7, 2023
Private Funds Bulletin September 2023

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News

In the News · Source: Law.com International, Unquote, RealDeals, Palm Beach Daily Business Review, Legal Business and Private Equity Wire

November 8, 2022
Private funds partner Stephen Sims joins the firm’s Corporate, Finance and Investments practice group in London

View all

Matters

Stephen has been involved in many of the leading fundraisings and transactions in the private capital space during his career. Highlights include:

GP fund formation mandates:
NextEnergy on its Next Power III and Next Power UK fundraisings
Broadwell Capital on its fundraisings
Newstead Capital on its Real Estate Lending Fund
LetterOne Technology on its $16 billion Technology Fund
LetterOne Retail on its $3 billion Retail Fund

Advisory Mandates:
GAM on the suspension and liquidation of its CHF11billion Absolute Return Bond Fund range

Close

Matters

Stephen has been involved in many of the leading fundraisings and transactions in the private capital space during his career. Highlights include:

GP fund formation mandates:
NextEnergy on its Next Power III and Next Power UK fundraisings
Broadwell Capital on its fundraisings
Newstead Capital on its Real Estate Lending Fund
LetterOne Technology on its $16 billion Technology Fund
LetterOne Retail on its $3 billion Retail Fund

Advisory Mandates:
GAM on the suspension and liquidation of its CHF11billion Absolute Return Bond Fund range

Insights

Newsletter

September 7, 2023
Private Funds Bulletin September 2023

View all

News

In the News · Source: Law.com International, Unquote, RealDeals, Palm Beach Daily Business Review, Legal Business and Private Equity Wire

November 8, 2022
Private funds partner Stephen Sims joins the firm’s Corporate, Finance and Investments practice group in London

View all

Credentials

Postgraduate Diploma in Law, University of Law, London

Law Degree, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK

England and Wales

The Law Society of England and Wales

40 under 40 for Legal Services


Financial News, 2013

Close

Recognition

40 under 40 for Legal Services


Financial News, 2013