Clients say Nick Benson "is able to explain concepts in a very simple way, even very technical ones." Chambers UK 2018

"A private funds expert and a regular choice for alternative asset managers for their complex fund-raising mandates." Clients say: "He's very knowledgeable and highly experienced in the field of investment." Chambers UK 2017

Nick Benson "provides the information in a short and to-the-point manner: clients get all the answers they need." Legal 500 UK 2017

Nick Benson

  • 99 Bishopsgate
  • London EC2M 3XF
  • United Kingdom
Nick Benson is a partner in the London office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm’s Investment Funds Group. He advises on the structuring and raising of private funds, co-investments, and customized investment mandates, and on fund-related secondaries transactions.

Mr. Benson’s recent representative transactions include advising:

  • Citic Capital on the co-investment arrangements in connection with its acquisition of Axilone
  • AlbaCore Capital on the co-investment arrangements in connection with a European private debt transaction
  • Buran Venture Capital on the raising of Buran Venture Capital Fund II
  • Capvis Equity Partners on the raising of Capvis V
  • Cornerstone Corporate Finance on the raising of Cornerstone Private Equity Fund III
  • Harwood Capital on the raising of Harwood Private Equity Fund IV
  • Assicurazioni Generali on various private fund commitments and co-investments
  • MyVision Holdings on the establishment of Meridian Entertainment Fund I
  • Nalanda Capital in relation to Nalanda India Equity Fund Limited and Nalanda India Fund Limited
  • Partners Group on various private fund commitments and co-investments
  • The Public Investment Fund of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on its joint venture with the Russian Direct Investment Fund and various private fund commitments and co-investments
  • Quadriga Capital on the raising of Quadriga Capital Private Equity IIIa LP and on various co-investment vehicles
  • Tata Capital on the raising of its Indian private equity funds
  • China Life on various private fund commitments
  • The founder of a European private equity firm on the structuring and implementation of his succession arrangements
  • Invest Europe on its contractual arrangements with national private equity associations in relation to the IPEV Guidelines
  • North American Development Group on the formation of a real estate feeder fund for non-US investors
  • Norgine Ventures on its carried interest arrangements
  • Shuaa Capital on the formation of Cayan Real Estate Development Fund I
  • Silk Road Fund on its cornerstone investment in a Sino-European private equity fund

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