Robert Eke

Senior Associate


Rob is a specialist adviser to alternative asset managers and investors, particularly in the private equity and hedge fund asset classes. He advises on fund formation and primary investments, co-investments and secondary transactions for new and established managers as well as institutional investors. Rob also advises on ancillary matters such as fund marketing.

Rob has extensive knowledge and experience of fund structures in key onshore and offshore jurisdictions and has worked on secondment in an offshore jurisdiction.

Rob was a recommended lawyer in the 2017 Editorial of The Legal 500 for his work on hedge funds, with clients noting his “professionalism with charm”.


Experience

Rob joined MJ Hudson in January 2013 and qualified as a solicitor in June 2015. He has worked exclusively in the alternative assets space since joining the business.


Education and Qualifications

  • King’s College London (Law)
  • Solicitor (England and Wales)

Recent Engagements

  • The establishment of a venture capital fund investing in India (2019).
  • The establishment of a closed-ended fund investing in CLOs (2019).
  • The establishment of a value-orientated open-ended hedge fund (2019).
  • The establishment of an open-ended fund investing in CLOs (2018).
  • The establishment of an open-ended fund investing with a quantitative strategy (2018).
  • Advising a number of European and American institutional investors on primary investments, secondary transactions and co-investments.

Interests

Rob enjoys participating in duathlons and triathlons and also learning foreign languages.


Publications & Speaking

Press and Publications

Rob assisted with Matthew Hudson’s book “Funds – private equity, hedge and all core structures” and co-authored MJ Hudson’s guide: “How to Launch a Private Equity / Venture Capital Fund” with Eamon Devlin.

Rob co-authored MJ Hudson’s 2019 Fund Terms Research.