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 and structured products, including securitizations across a variety of asset classes, bespoke private credit solutions, and all related regulatory aspects.

Alex has particular expertise with collateralised loan obligation transactions (CLOs) and performing and non-performing debt portfolio acquisitions and financings. He represents a number of leading global CLO managers, investment funds, and bank arrangers.

Mr. Martin’s experience includes advising:

  • Bank of America as arranger on several European CLO transactions*
  • A major principal investment firm in their financing bid related to a whole business securitization in the automotive services sector*
  • A global investment firm on an innovative structure for the securitization and turnaround servicing of non-performing loan exposures in Greece and Germany and on its investment into an Irish NPL transaction*
  • 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*
  • A major financial institution on several of its European CLO transactions*
  • A major private equity firm on the securitization of a portfolio of UK project development loans along with the related servicing and origination arrangements*
  • Advent International on derivatives related to the financing of its acquisition of KMD, a Denmark-based information technology and software company*
  • BlackRock on all of its European CLO transactions since it entered the market*
  • Blackstone Credit on all of its European CLO 2.0 transactions and several of its US CLOs, numbering over 30 transactions*
  • 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*
  • Blackstone Credit on the asset-backed leveraged facilities financing its debt investment business*
  • Brigade on its European CLO transactions*
  • Deutsche Bank as arranger on several transactions and various retention financing arrangements*
  • Goldentree Asset Management on its inaugural European CLO transaction, Laurelin 2016-1*
  • Guggenheim on three CLO transactions from its Cork Street platform*
  • Guggenheim Securities as placement agent on certain of its asset-backed structured finance transactions*
  • Investcorp on the reset of its Harvest XVI transaction*
  • Oaktree Capital Management on CLO transactions from its European CLO platform*
  • The Carlyle Group investment manager CELF Advisors on all of its European CLO transactions since 2013 and its risk retention financing facilities*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham 

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)

Education

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

Languages Spoken

  • English