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Alex Short

Alexander Short

Alexander Short is an associate in the Finance Practice Group in Haynes Boone’s London office.

His practice focuses on advising financial institutions, funds and corporate borrowers on fund financing transactions, including subscription facilities and net asset value financings, as well as corporate and investment grade facilities, and other secured and unsecured lending transactions both domestically and internationally.

Alex has been highlighted in The Legal 500 UK, Legalese Ltd., in 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 as a key lawyer and is described as “very capable” in the fund finance space.

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  • Acting for one of the UK’s leading alternative asset managers in relation to their flagship fund’s capital call facility.
  • Acting for a UK Lender in relation to their provision of a hybrid facility for two UK funds.
  • Acting for a syndicate of lenders in relation to an asset backed facility for three funds held by one of Europe’s largest asset managers.
  • Acting for a leading asset manager in relation to €2,000,000,000 in capital call financing of one of their largest funds.
  • Acting for a US and UK partnership in relation to a subscription facility for their real estate joint venture.
  • Acting for a US lender in relation to three capital call facilities for a leading UK fund.
  • Acting for a European infrastructure fund in respect of the multi-currency net asset value facility provided to it by a syndicate of lenders.

Some of these representations were handled by Alex prior to joining Haynes Boone.

  • Recognized in The Legal 500 UK, Legalease Ltd., 2022-2023


Legal Practice Course, BPP Law School, 2014

Graduate Diploma in Law, BPP Law School, 2013

Bachelor's Degree, English Language and Literature, Oxford University, 2012


England and Wales

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Haynes Boone Fund Finance Group Shortlisted for 2024 Drawdown Awards
March 13, 2024

Haynes and Boone, LLP is pleased to be named a finalist in the Fund Finance Adviser category of The Drawdown Awards 2024. This follows the firm’s win in the same category in 2022. The Drawdown Awards celebrate excellence and innovation within private fund operations. A panel of leading capital fund COOs, CFOs, CCOs, GCs and CTOs rigorously evaluated all award nominees to determine a list of finali [...]