Fiera Capital Corporation’s acquisition of Charlemagne Capital Limited

Conyers Dill & Pearman advised Fiera Capital Corporation on the acquisition of the issues shares of Charlemagne Capital Limited, a specialist emerging markets investment manager, by way of Cayman Islands Scheme of Arrangement.

Fiera Capital is a leading North American independent asset management firm with more than CAD$112 billion in assets under management as at September 30. The firm provides institutional, retail and private wealth clients with access to full-service integrated money management solutions across traditional and alternative asset classes.

Charlemagne Capital is a specialist emerging markets equity investment manager with just more than $2 billion assets under management as of October 3, whose principal activity is the provision of emerging markets asset management products and services.

Partner Martin Lane (Corporate) and Associate Ben Hobden (Litigation) of Conyers’ Cayman office worked alongside Sullivan & Cromwell London in advising Fiera Capital Corporation on the transaction.

The London-based S&C team representing Fiera Capital was led by Tim Emmerson (Picture) and Ben Perry, and included Ashwin Pillay and Liz Botcherby. Mark Menting, Frederick Wertheim and Joseph Hearn advised on U.S. investment management issues.

Involved fees earner: Martin Lane – Conyers Dill & Pearman; Ben Hobden – Conyers Dill & Pearman; Timothy Emmerson – Sullivan & Cromwell; Mark Menting – Sullivan & Cromwell; Ben Perry – Sullivan & Cromwell; Elizabeth Botcherby – Sullivan & Cromwell; Ashwin Pillay – Sullivan & Cromwell; Joseph Hearn – Sullivan & Cromwell; Frederick Wertheim – Sullivan & Cromwell;

Law Firms: Conyers Dill & Pearman; Sullivan & Cromwell;

Clients: Fiera Capital Corporation;