Working closely with colleagues from across the firm’s offices, Latham’s debt capital markets team has helped investment banks and issuers raise trillions in proceeds in the high yield, investment grade and convertible debt markets. With unrivaled knowledge of a wide variety of debt instruments, many of which the firm helped to develop, deep experience in covenant negotiations, and an extensive background with security and intercreditor issues, Latham delivers results to clients during all stages of debt capital markets transactions.
The firm’s debt capital markets lawyers are members of a global team, combining capital markets preeminence with renowned expertise in global finance, mergers and acquisitions, partnership, tax, securities, environmental and ERISA matters, all across a variety of industries.
In 2011, Latham capital markets lawyers advised on more than 196 debt offerings with a value of nearly US$327 billion. In 2011 alone, Latham acted as counsel for high yield transactions exceeding US$144 billion.
Latham’s debt capital markets services cover:
- Convertible and exchangeable debt
- Debt tender and exchange offers and other liability management transactions
- High yield debt and bridge loans
- Investment grade debt, Yankee bonds, Eurobonds and MTN programs
- Private placements