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Matthew Brehaut



"Creative and determined to get deals done."

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Matt is a partner in the corporate team in Carey Olsen’s London office. He advises on corporate and investment funds matters, with particular experience in the structuring and launch of investment funds. Matt provides funds, fund service providers and fund promoters with advice on all aspects of the establishment, regulation and operation of investment funds.


Matt trained at Clifford Chance in London and New York, qualifying as an English solicitor in the Private Funds Group in 2004. While at Clifford Chance he specialised in the establishment of institutional closed-ended investment funds, particularly private equity and hedge funds.

In 2005 he was seconded to ABN AMRO’s investment bank legal department where he advised the fund derivatives desk on the structuring and launch of a broad range of both bespoke and multi-investor institutional fund-linked products.

He joined ABN AMRO in 2007 in a front office capacity, structuring the same products. Following the takeover by RBS, Matt also advised on structured funds, including bespoke, pay-off driven UCITS funds as well as Exchange Traded Funds.

Matt joined Carey Olsen in May 2016.