Group

Eight Tentacles, Four Funds

Advising on the establishment of various funds to provide growth capital.

Our Client

Octopus Ventures is a multi stage European venture capital investor based in London and New York, seeking unusually talented entrepreneurs intent on building big businesses.

The Brief

MJ Hudson was instructed by Octopus Ventures to assist with the establishment of a number of funds to allow the client to provide both growth capital to companies in its existing portfolio, and to make later stage investments in other successful European businesses.

How We Helped

MJ Hudson acted as lead counsel in relation to the establishment of four single investor funds backed by investors including Deutsche Bank and Unigestion (a French asset manager). The fund closed with total investor commitments of £140 million.

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