Alex Martin is a partner in the Finance Department of the London office of Latham & Watkins and is a member of the Structured Finance & Securitization Practice.

Alex has experience advising on a wide range of structured finance transactions, including securitizations across a variety of asset classes, asset-backed and fund financing transactions, private credit portfolio financing transactions, and all related regulatory aspects.

Alex has particular expertise with collateralized loan obligation transactions (CLOs), the establishment and operation of CLO equity funds, and credit portfolio financings. He represents a number of leading global CLO managers, asset managers, credit funds, and bank arrangers.

Mr. Martin’s experience includes advising:

  • A global investment firm on its bid for several Greek non-performing loan portfolios and on the securitization of a Spanish non-performing loan portfolio*
  • Asset managers in relation to asset-backed leveraged lending structures and NAV-based lending facilities
  • Asset managers on their acquisition of CLO management businesses and structured credit platforms, including Carlyle on its US$787 million acquisition of CBAM
  • Asset managers in connection with their transition towards incorporating sustainability and ESG characteristics and principles into their securitization transactions and credit funds
  • Blackstone Credit on the establishment and ongoing operation of its debt investment business, the related financing arrangements, and its more than US$1 billion London Stock Exchange listed fund, BGLF
  • Bank arrangers on European CLO transactions, including Citibank, Deutsche Bank, and Jefferies
  • CLO managers on their European and US CLO BSL and middle market transactions, revolving and static, private and public, including Alcentra, BlackRock, Blackstone Credit, Black Diamond, Carlyle, Chenavari, Onex Credit Partners, Signal Capital, Sound Point Capital, Tetragon, and several other new recent market entrants
  • US and European asset managers in relation to the establishment of CLO equity and risk retention credit funds

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham 

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)


  • LPC, College of Law, 2008
  • LLB, University of Manchester, 2007

Languages Spoken

  • English