Schulte Roth & Zabel International hired Nick Terras as a partner in the investment management group.

Terras provides added depth to SRZ’s experienced London team, which includes well-known private investment fund lawyers Daniel Shapiro and Christopher Hilditch, under whose joint leadership the office has grown in size and activity.

Terras advises on the establishment and structuring of alternative investment funds (including hedge funds, private equity funds and funds of funds) and UCITS funds (including exchange-traded, derivatives-based funds), the structuring of investment products based on hedge fund strategies, related structured finance transactions and corporate matters.

His clients include leading investment funds, European and U.S. investment banks, and proprietary and structured products’ trading platforms.

“Nick is an outstanding lawyer who brings a breadth of knowledge in funds practice,” Hilditch said. “His experience and expertise will be a great benefit to our clients”.

“We are excited by the continued expansion of our U.K. office’s investment management practice, which is already considered to be one of the premier practices in Europe”, Marc Weingarten, a firm partner and member of the executive committee, said of the addition. “Nick’s joining the firm is another important achievement in meeting the diverse needs of our increasingly global clientele”.

“I am delighted to join such a talented group of lawyers and to benefit from the strength of the firm’s investment fund practice, ” Terras said. “I look forward to contributing to the continued commitment of the firm to serve the alternative asset industry”. 

Before joining Schulte Roth & Zabel, Terras was a partner in the London office of McDermott Will & Emery.

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