Ivana Kovacevic Rouse

Latham & Watkins LLP
811 Main Street, Suite 3700
Houston, TX 77002


Ivana Kovacevic Rouse’s practice focuses on the formation and ongoing representation of private investment funds and their management. Ms. Rouse has significant experience with hedge funds, private equity funds and hybrid funds pursuing a variety of investment strategies, including energy, commodities, emerging markets, distressed debt, event-driven, asset-backed, macro, real estate and funds of funds. She also represents fund sponsors and institutional investors, including institutional money managers, government plans and public company pension plans, investing in such funds. Ms. Rouse regularly advises management companies in connection with fundraising, registration, investment activities (including negotiating side letters, direct equity and other forms of convertible investments), marketing, ongoing compliance and operational issues. Additionally, she advises management companies on internal structuring issues such as mergers, spin-offs, profit sharing arrangements and seeding transactions. Ms. Rouse is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the Dallas Bar Association.  Latham & Watkins LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 2,600 lawyers in 30 offices across the globe who are dedicated to working with clients to help them achieve their business and legal needs.