About Sam Kay

Sam Kay heads up the investment funds group and specialises in fund formation work for a wide range of private funds. He has 20 years' experience of working on investment funds projects and he has been a partner at Travers Smith since 2008. Sam also works on secondaries transactions, carried interest arrangements and co-investment schemes, advising institutional investors on their participation in funds and internal restructurings, succession planning and management spin-outs. His clients include social enterprise funds, venture and growth capital funds, mid-market funds and larger asset management platforms. Sam regularly advises on cross-border fund structuring issues. He trained at Travers Smith and qualified into the investment funds team before becoming head of the investment funds group in 2009.


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