Devarshi Saksena



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General Experience

Devarshi is an investment funds specialist, focusing on structuring alternative investment funds, single investor vehicles and managed accounts, as well as providing continuing advice to asset managers on their investment product ranges. Devarshi advises some of the largest and best known hedge fund management businesses in the United States, Europe and Asia.

Devarshi is a member of the core team dedicated to start-up hedge fund work in London. The team is behind Simmons & Simmons LaunchPlus - the firm’s online resource for start-up hedge fund managers.

Devarshi is a regular speaker in our Hedge Funds Vista webinar series. Click here for more information.

Devarshi is also a member of the firm’s Brexit team. Click here for more information 

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Recent Work
  • advising BlueCrest Capital Management Limited on the spin-out of its systematic trading business to the newly formed Systematica Investments
  • acting for Henderson Global Investors on the launch of a number of new hedge funds
  • advising Jabre Capital Partners on its range of hedge funds
  • providing market-leading advice to UK, US and global asset management clients on the implementation of the EU Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).

Devarshi is based in the London office of Simmons & Simmons and is a partner in the financial services team, part of the firm's London based financial markets department. Devarshi began his career at another international law firm in 2004 where he trained and qualified into its corporate department. He joined Simmons & Simmons in 2008.