Australia’s leading independent law firm, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, has advised the syndicate of 11 joint lead managers and co-managers in the A$281 million IPO of Regal Investment Fund listed on the Australian Securities Exchange on 14 June 2019.

Regal Funds Management is a specialist alternative investment manager with a primary focus on long short investment strategies. Equity Trustees acted as responsible entity and issuer of the Regal Investment Fund. 

Corrs was mandated to act for the syndicate of 11 joint lead managers and co-managers. The lead arranger to the offer was National Australia Bank Limited and joint lead managers were Morgan Stanley Australia Limited, Bell Potter Limited, Evans Dixon Limited, Morgans Financial Limited, National Australia Bank Limited, Ord Minnett Limited, Shaw and Partners Limited, Taylor Collison Limited and Wilsons Corporate Finance Limited.

Corrs lead Partner on the matter, Fadi C. Khoury said: “The launch supports the continuing trend of self-managed superannuation funds and other investors seeking diversification away from traditional asset classes in their portfolios.”

The role follows Corrs mandate advising on the A$414 million successful IPO of the NB Global Corporate Income Trust in 2018 and current secondary offer.