Venn King is a Special Counsel in KHQ’s Corporate & Commercial team.
Venn utilises his broad corporate and finance experience in the context of complex investment structuring transactions and M&A deals. He specialises in corporate and investment structuring, investment fund establishments and transactions, financial services advice and licensing, mergers and acquisitions, financing and advisory work, and general corporate advice, including a significant regulated element. Venn has particular expertise in investment funds (private equity and other styles) for real estate and infrastructure, indirect real estate investment vehicles, transactions for corporate packaged high-value assets, and joint ventures for property investment and development.
Venn brings a wealth of experience from the high level advising he has done on a large number of transactions, in both Australia and the United Kingdom, acting for a number of significant companies, including multi-national investors, investment advisers, fund managers and corporate clients. Venn spent 12 years in London assisting a wide variety of UK, European, North American and Middle Eastern pension funds and sovereign wealth funds on highly complicated multi-jurisdictional investment structuring, restructuring, financing, refinancing, acquisitions, divestments, management and advice.
Venn has degrees in law and economics, and postgraduate qualifications in applied finance. He is admitted to practice law in the State of Victoria, the Commonwealth of Australia, New Zealand, England and Wales, and the Republic of Ireland, which assists greatly with his cross-border investment work.