August 05, 2021
Latham & Watkins is pleased to announce
that Alex Martin will join the firm’s London office as a partner in the
Structured Finance Practice. His practice focuses on advising investment funds,
financial institutions, and asset managers on a variety of complex structured
finance transactions and structured products, with particular focus on
collateralized loan obligation transactions (CLOs) and performing and
non-performing debt portfolio acquisitions.
“Alex is an outstanding lawyer who is
widely regarded for his work on cutting-edge domestic and cross-border
transactions,” said Stephen Kensell, Office Managing Partner of Latham &
Watkins in London. “His arrival adds further depth to our preeminent London and
European practice, and we are delighted to welcome him to the firm.”
Martin regularly advises on complex
financings across a variety of asset classes, with a particular focus on
structuring bespoke solutions for the leading private capital providers and
asset managers in the market.
“Alex is one of the market’s brightest
talents and he brings deep technical knowledge and extensive connections that
complement the firm’s existing high yield, leveraged finance, project finance,
restructuring, and real estate finance capabilities in London,” adds Mo Nurmohamed,
Co-Chair of the firm’s Finance Department in London. “Latham is uniquely placed
to offer truly bespoke solutions for clients’ most complex financing needs and
Alex is a perfect fit for our strategic growth in London and more broadly our
ongoing European expansion.”
“Latham’s practice is at the forefront of
what is a dynamic and rapidly evolving market and we have a strong track record
advising the key market participants on groundbreaking, innovative transactions
and capital raisings,” said Sanjev Warna-kula-suriya, Global Chair of Latham’s
Structured Finance Practice. “Alex’s
experience and reputation in the structured finance arena, particularly in
CLOs, brings added strength to our team in London, and he will be a key part in
our continued growth in Europe and globally. We are thrilled to welcome him to
Martin joins the firm from Weil Gotshal. He
received an LLB from Manchester University, before completing his postgraduate
diploma at the College of Law in London.
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Notes to Editors
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