Kem U. Ihenacho

  • Partner
  • Ekem.ihenacho@lw.com
  • 99 Bishopsgate
  • London EC2M 3XF
  • United Kingdom
  • T +44.20.7710.4560
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Profile

Kem Ihenacho, Global Co-Chair of Latham & Watkins’ Private Equity Practice, is an M&A lawyer with over 20 years’ experience focusing on UK and international private equity, infrastructure, and M&A transactions. He is recognised as a leader in his field by numerous publications.

Thought Leadership

  • Is Artificial Intelligence Set to Transform Private Equity Dealmaking?  -  June 25, 2019
  • Unlocking Value in Private Equity Transactions -  June 11, 2018
  • Private Equity and Privilege: Why Recent Legal Developments Matter to Buyout Firms -  July 21, 2017
  • Africa's Funding Alternative -  September 28, 2015
  • Africa: Insights on Deal Trends in a PE Growth Market -  January 08, 2015

"Exceptional"

"One of the best all-round private equity lawyers"

"Extremely personable, which really helps in tricky situations"

Chambers UK 2018
Bar Qualification
  • England and Wales (Solicitor)
Education
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Cardiff Law School, 1996
  • LLB (Hons), Cardiff University, 1995
Industries
  • Entertainment, Sports & Media
  • Financial Institutions
  • Retail & Consumer Products
  • Fintech
Languages
  • English
Practices
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Emerging Companies & Venture Capital
  • Investment Funds
  • Private Equity
  • Africa Practice