Nick Benson is a partner in the London office of Latham & Watkins. His practice focuses primarily on advising fund managers and investors on the establishment and operation of investment funds.
Mr. Benson specializes in advising on all aspects of investment funds, with a focus on raising privately placed, closed-ended funds in the private equity, private debt, infrastructure and real estate markets. He also regularly advises on other forms of investment vehicle, including co-investment arrangements, pledge/club vehicles, separate accounts, structured products and joint ventures. Mr. Benson has advised on several significant secondaries transactions and management team spin-outs. He has also advised both fund managers and investors on complex fund-related disputes, extensions and restructurings, as well as on more routine operational and investment matters. In addition, Mr. Benson advises fund managers and investors on their ownership structures and their internal governance and compliance arrangements. Mr. Benson is a regular commentator and conference speaker on the subject of investment funds.