Aleksander Bakic is an investment funds partner in the London office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP. He advises clients on the structuring and negotiation of a wide range of secondary transactions, from fund book deals to GP and LP-led restructurings of single assets or wider portfolios.
Aleks has particular experience in highly complex, cross-border transactions involving management spin-outs, stapled, syndicated and tendered deals, as well as deferred consideration. In addition, Aleks works with private equity funds and their investors on a wide range of investment funds matters. His experience spans across private equity, infrastructure and credit products, in established and developing markets.
Aleks is recognised as a leading lawyer by Chambers UK, The Legal 500 and IFLR1000.
“Fund Secondary Transactions,” Invest Europe, 2019–2021
Chambers UK: Ranked in ‘Investment Funds: Private Equity’ and ‘Secondaries’
The Legal 500 UK: Ranked as a Next Generation Partner in ‘Investment Fund Formation and Management (Private Funds)’
IFLR1000 UK: Ranked as a Notable Practitioner in ‘Investment funds, Private equity funds’
Admissions & Qualifications
- 2012, Admitted to Practice as a Solicitor of England and Wales
- 2008, Slovenia (inactive)
- London School of Economics and Political ScienceLL.M.2006
- University of LjubljanaLL.B.2004