Simmons & Simmons announced that Andreas Elofs (pictured), of counsel of the Financial Markets practice specialised in private funds, has relocated from its London office to Madrid, further strengthening the firm’s Spanish asset management and investment funds offering.
He has spent his career to date in the City of London and has extensive experience advising on all aspects of private funds, including the formation of large international private equity funds, technology funds, credit funds and real estate funds. He also advises major institutional investors and organisations in relation to their investments in private funds.
David Williams, Simmons & Simmons’ partner, commented: “Spain is a really important, growing market for investment funds, with a fantastic ecosystem of internationally significant fund managers, institutions and investors. The Simmons funds team is likewise avowedly international, and I am thrilled that Andreas will now be available to demonstrate this, bringing our market leading legal services to our clients”.
Elofs added: “I am delighted to join the Madrid office. It is an exciting time to have a private funds focus in Spain and help our clients in this region with their fundraisings and private investments. I am looking forward to working with the team here in Madrid and make the most of the international experience I have built up over 10 years working with market-leading funds practices in the City”.
With this addition,Simmons & Simmons strengthens Madrid’s funds practice, which is led by Regulatory partner María Tomillo.