Kon Mellos

Partner. Melbourne.

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Kon Mellos

Kon has a focus on representing financial institutions on their investment transactions and fundraising activities. He advises fund managers, superannuation funds, sovereign wealth funds and other institutional investors on domestic and international investment transactions, and on establishing and investing in domestic and international investment funds.

Kon has particular expertise in venture capital, private equity, infrastructure, real estate investment transactions, private debt and hedge funds.

Kon has a focus on representing financial institutions on their investment transactions and fundraising activities. He advises fund managers, superannuation funds, sovereign wealth funds and other institutional investors on domestic and international investment transactions, and on establishing and investing in domestic and international investment funds.

Kon has particular expertise in venture capital, private equity, infrastructure, real estate investment transactions, private debt and hedge funds.

“Lawyer of the Year - Funds Management” Best Lawyers Peer Review, 2018
Kon Mellos

Kon's Expertise

  • Private equity and venture capital investments Advised private equity and venture capital firms, government bodies, sovereign wealth funds and superannuation funds on their private equity and venture capital investments, trade sales and IPOs.
  • Private equity and venture capital funds Advised private equity and venture capital firms, sovereign wealth funds, superannuation funds and family offices on their establishment of, and investments in, private equity and venture capital funds.
  • Infrastructure and real estate investments Advised fund managers, sovereign wealth funds and superannuation funds on their in airports, forestry assets, pipelines, ports, power stations, real estate, social infrastructure, tollroads and utilities.
  • Infrastructure and real estate funds Advised fund managers, sovereign wealth funds and superannuation funds on their establishment of, and investments in, infrastructure funds and real estate funds.
  • Debt funds Advised fund managers, sovereign wealth funds, superannuation funds and family offices on their establishment of, and investments in, debt funds.
  • Hedge funds Advised sovereign wealth funds, superannuation funds and family offices on their investments in hedge funds.

What others say

  • “Leading Lawyer – Investment Funds, Private Equity, Mergers and Acquisitions and Leveraged Buyouts” Best Lawyers Peer Review, 2014 - 2018
  • “Lawyer of the Year - Funds Management ” Best Lawyers Peer Review, 2018
  • “Outstanding Service Award” Australian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association
  • “Extremely thorough and logical. He is an expert in his area and has broad industry knowledge that allows him to provide top-of-the market legal services to his clients.” Peer review
  • “Dedication, legal excellence, proactive problem solving.” Financial services sector client
  • “Market leading technical expertise. Commitment to client outcomes.” Peer review
  • “Technical excellence; thorough understanding of global market practices” Financial services sector client
  • “Has a very detailed understanding of the private equity industry.” Financial services sector client

Kon's Thinking