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Amy Fox
 

Amy Fox

Counsel
 
CityPoint | One Ropemaker Street
London EC2Y 9HU EN
 
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Phone: +44-20-7275-6321
Fax: +44-20-7275-6502

Based in London, Amy Fox is Counsel in Simpson Thacher’s Private Funds Practice. She regularly advises preeminent private equity sponsors in the organization and operation of global, multibillion-dollar investment funds. Her clients have included Actis, Affinity Equity Partners, BC Partners, Cinven, Coller Capital, CVC Capital, DBAG and EQT. Her practice also includes advising on the structure and terms of executive carried interest, co-investment and similar incentive arrangements. Amy has consistently been recognized as a “Rising Star” in Investment Fund Formation and Management: Private Funds by The Legal 500 United Kingdom

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Work Highlights
  • CVC Capital Partners in the formation of CVC Capital Partners Asia V, which raised $4.5 billion, and CVC Strategic Opportunities II, which closed at €4.6 billion
  • Cinven in the organization of the Seventh Cinven Fund, which raised €10 billion
  • Affinity Equity Partners in the establishment of Fund V, which closed at $6 billion
  • Deutsche Beteiligungs AG in the formation of DBAG Fund VIII, which raised €1.1 billion
  • BC Partners in the fundraising for BC European Capital X, which raised €7 billion, and on the funds aspects of its strategic minority partnership with Blackstone and its recapitalization of GFL Environmental
  • Coller Capital in the organization of Coller International Partners VII, which raised $7.15 billion
     
Accolades
  • “Rising Star,” Investment Fund Formation and Management: Private Funds, The Legal 500 United Kingdom (2020-2021)
Education
  • College of Law, London, 2008 Legal Practice Course
  • University of Cambridge, 2007 LL.M.
  • University of Cambridge, 2006 M.A. Cantab
Admissions
  • England and Wales 2011

Based in London, Amy Fox is Counsel in Simpson Thacher’s Private Funds Practice. She regularly advises preeminent private equity sponsors in the organization and operation of global, multibillion-dollar investment funds. Her clients have included Actis, Affinity Equity Partners, BC Partners, Cinven, Coller Capital, CVC Capital, DBAG and EQT. Her practice also includes advising on the structure and terms of executive carried interest, co-investment and similar incentive arrangements.

Amy has been consistently named a “Rising Star” in Investment Fund Formation and Management: Private Funds by The Legal 500 United Kingdom in both the 2021 and 2020 editions.

Amy completed her Legal Practice Course at the College of Law, London in 2007. She received her LL.M. from University of Cambridge in 2007 and her M.A. Cantab from University of Cambridge in 2006.

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