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 securitisations across a variety of asset classes, asset-backed financing, bespoke private credit solutions, and all related regulatory aspects.


Alex has particular expertise with collateralised loan obligation transactions (CLOs), the establishment of CLO equity and risk retention credit funds, and debt portfolio financings. He represents a number of leading global CLO managers, asset managers, investment funds, and bank arrangers.

Mr. Martin’s experience includes advising:

  • A major principal investment firm in their financing bid related to a whole business securitisation in the automotive services sector*
  • A global investment firm on an innovative structure for the securitisation 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 securitisation of a Spanish non-performing loan portfolio*
  • Asset managers in relation to asset-backed leveraged lending structures and NAV-based lending facilities
  • Asset managers on their acquisition of CLO management businesses and structured credit platforms, including Carlyle on its US$787 million acquisition of CBAM
  • Asset managers in connection with their transition towards incorporating sustainability and ESG characteristics and principles into their securitisation transactions and credit funds
  • 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
  • Bank arrangers on European CLO transactions, including Citibank, Deutsche Bank, and Jefferies
  • CLO managers on their European and US CLO BSL and middle market transactions, revolving and static, including BlackRock, Blackstone Credit, Black Diamond, Carlyle, Chenavari, Onex Credit Partners, Tetragon, and several other new recent market entrants
  • US and European asset managers in relation to the establishment of CLO equity and risk retention credit funds

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham 

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)


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

Languages Spoken

  • English