Latham’s global Asset Management Transactions practice executes on the full spectrum of corporate transactions involving asset managers, investment funds, broker-dealers, financial advisors, and other ancillary financial services businesses. Propelled by deep industry expertise, global reach, and an extensive regulatory footprint, our interdisciplinary team helps clients navigate an increasingly complex web of regulations while structuring transactions to minimize risk while meeting clients’ business objectives.

Our dedicated team leverages the power of Latham’s global platform to seamlessly advise on transactions in the US, Europe, Middle East, and Asia, where we support a diverse array of clients, including asset managers, private equity firms, GP staking firms, banks, insurance companies, and other financial institutions, as well as founders, management teams, and boards of directors. 

We advise on a broad range of transactional matters, including: 

  • M&A and investment fund transactions
    • Full buy-out/control transactions
    • Minority “GP stakes” transactions
    • Joint venture transactions
    • Management team spin-outs, lift-outs, and other carve-out transactions
    • Corporate restructurings, separations, and succession planning
  • Additional liquidity solutions
    • Continuation fund transactions
    • Preferred equity solutions
    • Structured and synthetic secondaries
    • LP portfolio sales
    • Net asset value (NAV) financings
    • Strip sales
    • Tender offers
  • Investment regulatory, enforcement, and compliance matters