01 November 2018

A guide to private equity in Jersey: market and regulatory overview (PLC Chapter)

Partners from our corporate practice have drafted the Jersey chapter of PLC's private equity guide, which gives a structured overview of key practical issues concerning private equity in this jurisdiction.

Summary

This guide gives a high level overview of the key practical issues surrounding private equity law in Jersey, including: 

  • Level of activity and recent trends in the market
  • Investment incentives for institutional and private investors
  • The mechanics involved in establishing a private equity fund
  • Equity and debt finance issues in a private equity transaction
  • Issues surrounding buyouts and the relationship between the portfolio company's managers and the private equity funds
  • Management incentives
  • Exit routes from investments

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