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Benjamin Tooms

Ben Tooms

Senior Associate

Ben is a corporate lawyer, specialising in investment funds and asset management.

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Experience

Ben specialises in matters relating to the asset management industry and advises on all aspects of the structuring, establishment and operation of investment funds across a wide range of asset classes and jurisdictions. Ben also advises on mergers and acquisitions involving investment fund clients. 

Ben has spent time on secondment to Man Group (2013 and 2015) and to the Corporate Finance team at Stockdale Securities (2017).

Ben's experience includes advising:

  • The Prospect Japan Fund Limited, a Guernsey-domiciled investment fund, on its recommended share for share exchange offer by Prospect Co Ltd.,  a listed Japanese company
  • Real Estate Credit Investments Limited, a Guernsey-domiciled investment fund investing in real estate backed securities, on its secondary issue and placing programme
  • Man Group on its complex outsourcings of global shareholder, transfer agency, valuation and custody services and middle office fund services to strategic service providers and the subsequent implementation projects
  • Moorfield Group on the sale of a diversified real estate investment portfolio by two of its funds to Lone Star Real Estate Fund III for £990 million

 

Background

Ben studied politics, philosophy and economics at the University of Manchester and the GDL at BPP Law School. 

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