Finance partner and former Chair of the Diversity Leadership Committee honored for transformative and collaborative leadership.
Nadia Sager represents top private fund sponsors and investors in forming, investing in, and operating leading domestic and international private funds. She draws on more than 25 years' of experience and formerly served as Global Co-Chair of the Investment Funds Practice.
Ms. Sager regularly advises a full range of sponsors, from first-time fund managers to leading institutional asset managers, as well as the full spectrum of institutional investors — including sovereign wealth funds, strategic corporates, funds of funds, family offices, and tax-exempt organizations.
She helps sponsors with their formation, global fundraising, capital deployment, and operating activities for a range of private funds, including:
- Real estate funds
- Infrastructure funds
- Energy funds
- Debt funds
- Buyout funds
- Venture funds
- Co-investment funds
Complementing her fund work, she is a leading practitioner in the development of creative and innovative vehicles. She combines market savvy with technical skill to help clients form a range of structures including:
- Closed-end funds
- Open-end and evergreen funds
- Permanent capital vehicles
- Joint ventures
- Strategic partnerships
- Club arrangements
- Other syndicated vehicles
Ms. Sager regularly advises on, structures, and negotiates major transactions, including:
- Fund formation transactions
- GP-led secondary sale transactions
- Buying and selling control and minority stakes in asset management firms
- Co-investment arrangements
- Internal sponsor arrangements
- Sponsor spin-outs
- Separation arrangements
Ms. Sager has been instrumental in the formation of a number of Latham’s global diversity, equity, and inclusion programs. Most notably, she co-founded the Women’s Leadership Academy and served as the original chair of Latham’s market-leading attorney diversity program.
She has held multiple practice leadership roles at the firm, including as Global Co-Chair of the Investment Funds Practice, Local Corporate Department Chair, and Global Chair of the firm’s attorney training program.