Nikki Bentley

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Nikki is recognised as a leading lawyer in the areas of Financial Services Regulation and Investment Funds by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012. She has also been listed as an expert in Funds Management in Best Lawyers since 2013.

Nikki is a leading investment funds advisor specialising in financial services and corporate law.  She specialises in business establishment and structuring, fund establishment, funds merger and acquisition, product disclosure and distribution. Nikki leads the HDY Investments team.

With more 15 years funds management experience in private practice, government and as an in-house lawyer, Nikki's practice spans the range of funds management products, with particular expertise in hedge funds, property funds and equities.

Nikki recently advised on the equity raising and listing on the ASX of A-REIT; advised a global asset manager in relation to the purchase of an Asia-Pacific property funds platform and assisted a global fund manager on the establishment of its Australian operations.

Nikki is regularly involved in industry and government discussions on regulatory reforms impacting the Australian funds management industry.  She is the Honorary Legal Counsel and Chair of the Regulatory Committee for the Australian branch of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) and is a regular participant on the Financial Services Council (FSC) working groups.

More information about Nikki:

  • Qualifications
    LLB
  • Associations
    Member of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) (Honorary Legal Counsel)
    Regular participant on various working groups of the Financial Services Council (FSC)

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