MJ Hudson and Babbé in Guernsey Collaboration

GUERNSEY, 19 th September 2016 – MJ Hudson and Babbé LLP announce a strategic collaboration in the Guernsey legal market.

MJ Hudson, the alternative asset management law firm, and Babbé LLP, Guernsey Advocates, have today entered into a strategic collaboration, the first of its kind in the Guernsey legal market.

The collaboration will provide MJ Hudson’s Guernsey office with support from Babbé LLP in its core practice areas of investment funds, mergers and acquisitions and equity capital markets. In turn, MJ Hudson will provide on-going work and clients to Babbé across its core practice areas of corporate, litigation, trust and pensions and wealth management.

Commenting on the collaboration, Matthew Hudson, senior partner of MJ Hudson, said: “The rate of progress in our Guernsey operation since opening last year has been very good.  The Guernsey market has embraced our offering as a focused, specialist law firm providing pragmatic legal solutions to those buying, selling, managing or investing in alternative assets across private equity, real estate, infrastructure and hedge.  By partnering with Babbé, we are demonstrating our long-term commitment to the island, and are looking forward to working closely with their team in building an even more compelling legal offering in investment funds, mergers and acquisitions and equity capital markets. Across the MJ Hudson global network, and particularly through our offices in London and Zurich, we have brought a number of new funds, managers and transactions to Guernsey over the past year and, through this collaboration with Babbé, we are enhancing our ability to introduce even more opportunities to the island. ”

Stuart Tyler, Head of Corporate and Commercial, Partner and Advocate at Babbé, agreed:  “We are very excited to be working with MJ Hudson.  Guernsey investment fund structures are a perfect fit for MJ Hudson’s dynamic, high-quality clients.  Between our respective teams in Guernsey, we are able to give our respective clients access to first class advice in one of the world’s most highly regarded funds jurisdictions and to give our local clients enhanced access to MJ Hudson’s multi-jurisdictional business.”

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