Ryan Nash’s practice focuses on investment funds and advising both sponsors on fund formation and investors on their fund and similar investments. Ryan advises on a wide scope of fund-related work across various asset classes, including private equity, venture, credit and real estate, and products, including open- and closed-ended funds, managed accounts, joint venture arrangements, bespoke investment structures, and team carry and co-investment arrangements. Ryan advises on the full spectrum of formation from structuring, marketing, regulatory matters, fund documentation, to operational matters.
In connection with his investor representation practice, Ryan regularly advises Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) based sovereign wealth funds, pension funds, and other institutional investors on a variety of investment products.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Ryan worked in the investment funds team of a leading firm in London and, before that, in the corporate and funds practices of a leading Australian law firm.
Represents multiple GCC sovereign wealth funds on their deployment of billions of US dollars in various private funds and similar investment products
Represents multiple MENA-based established and emerging fund managers on their fund products, whether structuring from within the MENA region and/or offshore jurisdictions
Advised on the fund formation of Cow Corner 1 LP (commitments of £167 million)
Advised on the fund formation of MML Partnership Capital VII SCSp (commitments of €670 million)
Advised on the fund formation of MML Growth Capital Ireland Fund II LP (commitments of €145 million )
Acted for a general partner (GP) on a GP-led stapled secondary that provided liquidity to existing investors and increase of primary commitments to successor fund
Advised a global asset manager’s fund of funds with respect to co-investment opportunities and investments into continuation vehicles
Advised on carry and co-invest arrangements for NorthEdge Capital
Advised on the fund formation of LaSalle Real Estate Debt Strategies IV SCSp
Advised a leading global real estate manager on its global employee carry and co-invest arrangements
Advised MVM Partners on various co-investment special-purpose vehicles
Worked with numerous UK investment managers on the establishment and operation of investment funds in the Cayman Islands
Represented Brookfield in relation to the establishment and ongoing operation of an open-ended core-plus real estate fund
Represented GPT Wholesale Shopping Centre Fund and GPT Wholesale Office Fund in relation to equity capital raisings
Represented Investa Office Fund in relation to its takeover by Oxford Properties Group
Australian National University, 2018, Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice
Bond University, Queensland, 2017, Bachelor of Finance
Bond University, Queensland, 2017, Bachelor of Laws (Honors)