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Latham & Watkins

99 BISHOPSGATE, LONDON, EC2M 3XF, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7710 1000
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Nick Benson

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Work +44 20 7710 1054
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Latham & Watkins LLP

Work Department

Partner, Money Laundering Reporting Officer (AML) - UK

Position

Nick Benson is a renowned legal advisor in the field of investment funds. He has extensive experience of structuring and negotiating private capital investment vehicles on behalf of leading international sponsors and investors, with a particular focus on Europe, Asia and the Middle East


London: Investment fund formation and management

Private funds

Within: Private funds

Latham & Watkins'¬†Nick Benson¬†handles sponsor-side work such as fund formations, co-investment schemes and restructuring, as well as some work for investors. Highlights on the fund formation front included advising Capvis on its fifth buyout fund, which raised ‚ā¨1.25bn and Tata Capital with forming its second, $400m, India-focused capital growth fund. Restructuring work included advising Quadriga on the auction of the contents of its third fund to a new investor, but with the assets continuing to be managed by Quadriga. Assicurazioni Generali is a key client for LP work, as is Novo Holdings. The firm also acts for Citic Capital and AlbaCore Capital as well as a number of sovereign wealth funds.¬†Tom Alabaster¬†joined¬†Linklaters LLP.

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