Thiha Tun focuses his practice on private investment funds. Mr. Tun advises alternative asset fund sponsors, institutional investors and financial advisors on a broad range of issues, including fund formation and capital raisings, fund investments, GP and LP-led private equity and private debt secondary transactions, establishment of managed accounts, carried interest schemes and co-investment arrangements as well as fund reorganizations and reconstructions.

Mr. Tun has represented fund managers, as well as major investors on the organization of funds, club deals and customized investment solutions investing in private equity, real estate, infrastructure, renewable energy, cleantech and hedge asset classes. He is regularly involved in financial services M&A, including asset manager acquisitions and joint ventures as well as portfolio company investments and financings.

Mr. Tun is listed for private funds by The Legal 500 UK (2022). In the 2022 edition clients state: “The partner that really stands out is Thiha Tun”, adding that “his character, willingness to go the extra mile and expertise in private investment funds make him a fantastic partner”. Clients also note that he has “impeccable service, impeccable attitude and outstanding expertise in his field” (The Legal 500, 2021).

Mr. Tun is highly regarded for UK investment funds by IFLR 1000 (2021 and 2020 editions) and is recognized for private funds – formation by Who’s Who Legal (2020).

    • Investbridge Capital on the formation of Investbridge Agritech VC Fund.
    • Columna Capital as the GP, on a number of GP-led secondary transactions.
    • Apollo as secondary buyer, on the acquisition of a portfolio of credit investments as part of a GP-led secondary transaction.
    • UFG Asset Management as secondary buyer, on the acquisition of a Russia/CIS infrastructure fund complex as part of a GP-led secondary transaction.
    • Neve Capital on the formation of a liquid and illiquid credit investment platform.
    • Orchard Global Asset Management on the formation of Taiga Special Opportunities Fund.
    • Sustainable Growth Management on the formation of Sustainable Growth Fund I and Sustainable Growth Fund II.
    • Ahren Innovation Capital on the formation of Ahren LP, a private equity fund investing in deep science/deep technology companies.
    • ICICI Venture on the formation of ICICI Dynamic India Fund S4I and S4USI.
    • Tata Power and ICICI Venture on the formation of Resurgent Power Ventures.
    • SCP Holdings on the formation of SeaLink Capital Partners and SeaTrust Investment Partners.
    • JPEL Private Equity on various transactional matters.
    • CarVal Investors on the formation of CVI European Real Estate Partners.
    • Confidential clients on the formation of co-investment funds to make investments in buy-outs of an e-commerce business and an educational services business.
    • A confidential client on the formation of a shipping fund.
    • A confidential client on various private equity structured secondaries transactions.
    • A confidential client as secondary buyer, on various private equity structured secondaries transactions.
    • Various confidential clients on the establishment of various managed accounts, funds-of-one, club deals and bespoke investment platforms. 

    Includes matters handled at Dechert or prior to joining the firm.

    • Retailisation of Alternative Asset Classes - Luxembourg Investment Funds Webinar Series (December 2021)
    • Secondary Transaction Basics and Recent Market Trends - Dechert LLP, Webinar (March 11 2020) 
    • Market Outlook for 2020: Private Equity, Real Assets, Secondaries and Credit, 9th Annual Funds Congress - London (February 2020)
    • Fundraising Masterclass: Raising Money from Asian Investors - London (May 2019)
    • Investment Fund Trends in Emerging Markets - Emerging Markets Private Equity Association Conference (2017)