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Baker & McKenzie advises Earth Capital Partners on investment advisory business

The London office of law firm Baker & McKenzie has advised Earth Capital Partners on the establishment of a business with a specialist focus on environmental investment.

The London office of law firm Baker & McKenzie has advised Earth Capital Partners on the establishment of a business with a specialist focus on environmental investment.

Earth Capital Partners intends to build a funds platform in this sector and will advise on investments in projects, companies and financial instruments which address sustainable development challenges such as climate change, water scarcity and energy security.

Rufus Warner, chief executive of Earth Capital Partners, says: ‘James Burdett and his team at Baker & McKenzie have been invaluable in the launch of our business. We value greatly the expertise they have brought in the establishment of Earth Capital Partners and building the funds platform, as well as their preeminent position in climate change and environmental markets.’

James Burdett, head of Baker & McKenzie’s London funds group, adds: ‘We are delighted to have helped bring Earth Capital Partners to this important stage in its development and look forward to working closely with the Earth Capital Partners team to launch their funds in the coming months.’

The Baker & McKenzie team included Burdett and associate Chris Gardner, environmental markets partner Graham Stuart, and partner Martijn Wilder in Sydney.

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