Macfarlanes advises Coutts on exclusive fund collaboration with global asset management firm

07 December 2020

Macfarlanes has advised long-standing private bank and wealth manager client Coutts on a collaboration with a global asset manager to launch six new exclusive funds for clients of Coutts and the wider NatWest Group.

The Macfarlanes team was led by investment management partner Lora Froud and financial services regulatory partner Alexandra Green with assistance from solicitors Sandeesh Shah, Louise Bralsford and Mark Lawrence, and with competition expertise from partner Malcolm Walton.

Lora Froud comments: “We were delighted to be able to continue working with Coutts by advising on the restructuring of its funds offering as part of its strategic move to reduce and simplify costs for its clients”.

Fiona Mckee, Head of Legal Investments, NatWest said: “We are delighted to have worked with Macfarlanes on this project. The team have been great as our trusted and responsive advisers throughout.”