Julian Ashworth is a partner in the Cayman Islands office of Maples and Calder. He specialises in private equity and hedge fund structures and investments. Julian has worked with sponsors and institutional investors advising on the structuring and formation of private equity, hedge and hybrid funds, portfolio investments, security arrangements, secondary transactions and fund restructurings. He advises sponsors and management companies on profit sharing and funding arrangements and Cayman Islands regulatory matters. Julian is also involved in corporate finance matters, including leveraged buyouts, joint ventures, co-investments and restructuring matters.