Areas of Practice

Ollie is an associate in the asset management group in London. He advises fund managers and investors across a range of alternative asset classes, including private equity, private debt, infrastructure, venture capital, real estate and forestry.

In addition to acting for managers on the formation, restructuring and on-going operation of their funds, Ollie represents funds of funds and major institutional investors on their global investment programmes, with a particular focus on secondaries, co-investments and complex LP matters.

Ollie’s secondaries experience encompasses traditional portfolio sales, stapled secondary offerings, fund restructurings and other GP-led transactions and liquidity solutions.

Prior to joining Ropes & Gray in 2023, Ollie worked as an associate in the London investment funds practice of one of the largest global law firms. He also has in-house experience.


Ollie’s experience prior to joining Ropes & Gray includes advising:

  • Pantheon Ventures on numerous transactions, including: 
    • a series of debt secondary acquisitions and stapled secondary offerings
    • the disposal of a large portfolio of private equity interests to a new continuation fund managed by Pantheon, with a single third-party investor 
    • various primary investments and co-investment transactions
  • Several national development finance institutions on their cornerstone investments in various private equity, venture capital and timberland funds
  • A number of leading sponsors, including Columbia Threadneedle, Infracapital Partners, Timberland Investment Resources and Ironwood Capital, on fund formation and restructuring transactions
  • A UK institutional investor on the secondary sale of over 50 private equity fund interests to five different buyers
  • Ares Management on the financing of the £1.1 billion take-private of TalkTalk by Toscafund and Penta Capital
  • Investindustrial on the disposal of Goldcar and GP-led of Investindustrial IV
  • Kodak Pension Plan on its disposal of a portfolio of over 40 fund interests

Areas of Practice

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