Private Capital

Latham's market-leading team of dedicated specialists advises private capital investors in structuring, evaluating, committing capital to, managing, and realizing the myriad of investment opportunities across global markets and industries.

Why Latham

Latham leverages the firm's top-tier strength in the US, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia to seamlessly advise market participants on complex domestic and cross-border private capital transactions, including buyouts, carve-outs, asset M&A, activist transactions, venture capital investments, capital raising, front-end direct lending and leveraged finance, corporate reorganizations, restructurings and insolvencies, distressed investing and special situations, PIPE transactions, preferred equity and convertible debt, asset-backed securitisations and financings, infrastructure financings, and project finance.

With a comprehensive view across different investment strategies, Latham’s lawyers advise clients on all aspects of their business in deploying private capital, from fund formation, fundraising, and regulatory matters to analyzing, structuring, and executing transactions and portfolio management. The video below explains more.

Our global multidisciplinary team works with private capital investors across all liquid and illiquid asset classes, including:

  • Direct lending
  • Restructuring and special situations
  • Private equity
  • Structured credit
  • Real estate
  • Infrastructure
  • Energy
  • Hedge funds
  • Venture capital

Our Experience

Awards & Rankings

  • Three Partners Named Top Women in Dealmaking - January 26, 2021
  • Alfred Xue Named Rising Star - November 03, 2020

Sources say, “They are a very strong player in the market” with “substantial global reach.” 

Chambers Global 2020

Media Coverage

Rising Star: Latham & Watkins' Ted DillmanLatham's Kelly Provides Fresh PerspectiveLatham's Sheridan Works New Wave of PE and SPAC Deals


Latham & Watkins Represents HPS Investment Partners in US$300 Million Convertible Preferred Financing for GFL Environmental Latham & Watkins Represents HPS Investment Partners in Strategic Investment in Tillman Digital Cities Latham & Watkins Advises Carlyle on ESG-linked Credit Facility

Thought Leadership

Private Capital InsightsPE Views: Insights on the World of Private EquityThe Acquisition and Leveraged Finance Review - United States