Arnold Krutilins

Associate, Dubai



Arnold is an associate in our financial services regulatory practice with broad experience advising alternative investment funds, fund managers and investment firms across a wide range of regulatory matters including fund structuring, cross-border marketing issues under AIFMD, AIFMD anti-asset stripping issues relating to European M&A deals and regulatory issues relating to acquisitions in the financial services sector. He also has experience drafting internal compliance policies and manuals for private investment fund sponsors and advising on specific queries in respect of UK FSMA, MIFID II, SMCR, MAR, PRIIPS, EMIR and EMIR Refit, SFDR, CBDF Directive and Regulation and other securities and financial services laws and legislation.

Bars and Courts
England & Wales (Solicitor)
BPP Law School
University of York


GTCR and Reverence Capital Partners on their $2.1 billion acquisition of Wells Fargo Asset Management.*

Nordic Capital on the formation of their: (i) Nordic Capital Evolution Fund with aggregate capital commitments of €1.2 billion; and (ii) Nordic Capital Fund X with aggregate capital commitments of €6.1 billion.*

GTCR on the formation of their: (i) GTCR Strategic Growth Fund with aggregate capital commitments of US$2 billion; and (ii) GTCR Fund XIII with aggregate capital commitments of US$7.5 billion.*

the bidding consortium led by Advent, Cinven and the RAG-Stiftung on the acquisition of the elevator division of thyssenkrupp AG for €17.2 billion, the largest European buyout transaction at the time.*

private equity sponsors on the implementation of/compliance with SMCR, SFDR, CBDF Directive and Regulation and associated ongoing compliance obligations.*

Flexpoint Ford LLC on its recommended cash acquisition of AFH Financial Group Plc, a financial planning-led wealth management firm, valuing AFH's ordinary share capital at approximately £224.5 million.*

Preservation Capital on the £100 million acquisition of Parmenion Capital, a provider of investment services and technology solutions for financial advice firms.*

Helios Holdings Limited, a leading Africa-focused private investment firm, on its combination with Fairfax Africa Holdings Corporation (TSX: FAH.U), an investment holding company traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange, creating Helios Fairfax Partners Corporation.*

a large alternative asset management firm on its purchase of a business line across 43 jurisdictions.*

a UK credit business and coordinated local counsel across the EU in respect of the key licensing and operational requirements for opening and operating a bank in the EU.*

* Experience prior to joining White & Case