Nicholas Cassin is a corporate partner in the global Investment Funds Group of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

He represents buyers and sellers in connection with complex secondary transactions, including traditional sales and purchases of fund interests, secondary direct transactions, fund recapitalizations and restructurings and “stapled” secondary transactions.

In addition, Nicholas represents sponsors of, and institutional investors in, private investment funds, including buyout, emerging markets, funds of funds, infrastructure, real estate and venture capital funds, as well as separate and other managed accounts.

He was recently named by PEI’s Secondaries Investor in its Young Guns of Secondaries List, which recognizes the top 20 professionals working in the secondaries space aged 35 years of age or younger.


Thought Leadership


Speaker, Secondary Deals: Getting into the Detail, Kirkland & Ellis Liquidity Solutions Academy, New York City, New York, November 6, 2019.


Admissions & Qualifications

  • New York


  • English
  • French


  • London School of Economics and Political ScienceLL.B., Law2007