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Ronald Paterson, Partner

Ronald Paterson


Practice areas

  • Commercial agreements
  • Corporate
  • Financial services
  • Financial services and markets regulation
  • Investment funds and asset management

Practice notes

Ronald is a partner in our financial institutions group and is based in our offices in London and Luxembourg. He has extensive experience of advising the fund management industry and led Eversheds' advice on the EU Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive ("AIFMD") and co-leads the team advising on the implementation of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive ("MiFID II") and the Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation ("MiFIR").

Ronald has a long track record of helping fund managers to launch innovative funds and to set up new businesses. He has experience of setting up funds to invest in a wide range of asset classes including quoted securities, direct private equity investments, private equity funds, hedge fund strategies, structured products and real estate. He regularly advises investors in venture capital funds, private equity funds and hedge funds. In addition he has extensive experience of corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate governance.

He is ranked by Chambers and Partners which reports that “Clients praise his ability to provide creative, thoughtful solutions to intricate problems”.

Ronald is a former member of the Technical Committee of the Association of Investment Companies, a member of its working party on the Alternative Investment Fund Managers' Directive and a former non-executive director of British & American Investment Trust PLC and served as the first managing partner of our office in Luxembourg.

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MiFID maps tool

Our MiFID Maps tool is designed to help with MiFID II implementation and can be used in conjunction with the MiFID II gap analysis and project implementation tools which we offer.

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