Ingrid Pierce Opalesque Industry Update: Walkers has announced that Ingrid Pierce has been appointed as Global Managing Partner of the firm.
Before joining Walkers in 2002, Ingrid enjoyed a successful career as a barrister in London. She was made a partner of the firm in 2007.
Also the Head of Walkers' Cayman Islands Investment Funds Group, Ingrid leads one of the largest and most highly regarded teams in the international funds sphere. Going forward, she will continue in this role and will remain fully involved in transactional work. Ingrid regularly represents major financial institutions and leading global investment fund managers in all aspects of investment funds.
Ingrid is recommended by all of the major legal directories for investment funds. A renowned expert in her field, she is highly sought after by major financial and business media to provide commentary on developments in the complex global funds sector.
Ingrid recently led Walkers' annual US Investment Funds Seminar, which took place in San Francisco for the first time and New York for the fifth consecutive year. Funds in Focus – A look ahead to 2013, examined some of the current trends shaping the investment funds industry, including structures, regulatory developments and case law regarding distressed funds, along with the key issues facing investment managers in the year to come.