Oliver Prakash-Jenkins recognized among 20 lawyers globally who will steer the future of the private funds industry.
Oliver Prakash-Jenkins represents private capital sponsors on the full spectrum of their formation, investment, and operational activities across a range of strategies.
Mr. Prakash-Jenkins delivers incisive advice and innovative solutions for his clients and their businesses, approaching each matter energetically and collaboratively to advance their commercial aims in fund formation related matters involving:
- Infrastructure, including digital infrastructure
- Energy, including energy transition
- Real estate
- Growth equity
- Venture capital
He has experience working with all types of clients, from global multi-strategy managers and emerging managers to first-time fund sponsors, on capital-raising initiatives ranging from US$100 million to more than US$14 billion, including with respect to their co-investment and separately managed account programs, as well as open-end structures. Through his work, Mr. Prakash-Jenkins builds long-term relationships with clients to help them navigate management and general partner-level considerations, and structure their internal governance, economic, and succession arrangements. Mr. Prakash-Jenkins is particularly noted for his work in the buyout, infrastructure, and credit space, which includes advising six of the largest infrastructure sponsors on the successful formation of their closed-end and open-end equity funds, as well as credit funds incorporating various rated feeder, multi-currency, and back-leverage solutions.
As part of his practice, Mr. Prakash-Jenkins frequently represents clients on their most sophisticated structured secondaries transactions, including traditional secondaries, GP-led recapitalizations, and stapled tender offers. He also counsels prominent investors on their primary and co-investment activities, as well as management teams seeking to spin out their business to an independent platform.
When executing matters for his clients, Mr. Prakash-Jenkins leverages a comprehensive understanding of regulatory components and counterparties to implement structures across multiple jurisdictions — including Luxembourg, Ireland, Mexico, and Chile — and maximize fundraising and deployment opportunities for his clients.
Before joining Latham, Mr. Prakash-Jenkins advised several prominent European private capital sponsors while based in London at another international law firm.