Oliver Rochman

Oliver Rochman

Education

University of Oxford (M.A., 1998)
University of Law, Moorgate (L.P.C., 2001)
King's College, University of London (LL.M., 2008)

Bar Admissions

England & Wales

Oliver Rochman is a partner of Morrison & Foerster (International) LLP, based in the London office. His practice focuses on international private investment funds, in particular buy-out funds, infrastructure funds and funds of funds.

Oliver has wide-ranging private investment fund experience, which includes providing counsel on carried interest arrangements and co-investment schemes, as well as fund restructuring, secondary transactions, and structured co-investments. He also has experience with private equity, venture capital, mezzanine, special situations, international structuring, investor negotiation, advising on regulatory and tax issues and coinvestment arrangements.

Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster in 2016, Oliver practiced at an international law firm’s office in London. During that appointment Oliver’s notable transactions included advising a European banking group on the sale of a portfolio of over US$1 billion of various fund interests in the private equity, energy, and venture capital space; acting for a sophisticated fund of funds manager in its participation in a large complex secondary transaction valued at over £1 billion; advising two Northern European focused fund managers on the establishment of respectively, a growth equity fund and a €1.1 billion buy-out fund; leading a team advising a multinational institutional investor on its private equity investment program, including analysis of terms against market and negotiation of investment documents; and advising on the establishment of a new European management entity and raising a first European debt fund for a traditionally U.S. focused private debt manager.

Representative Matters*

  • G A Benelux and DACH focused fund manager on its closing of its fifth fund, a €1.1 billion European-focused private equity fund
  • A U.S. based debt fund manager on the establishment of its European management entity and raising its first European debt fund.
  • A San Francisco based first time manager on its innovative venture stock loan fund.
  • A Benelux focused growth capital manager on the formation of its second growth capital fund.
  • The asset management arm of a global transportation services company on its institutional fund investments and transactions.
  • The trustees of a British based corporate pension fund on its private equity fund investments.
  • Several global fund of funds, on their fund investments, secondary transactions and coinvestments.
  • A large European bank on the disposal of a portfolio of over $1 billion of fund interests.

*These matters were completed prior to joining Morrison & Foerster

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