Serving Global Financial Markets
With lawyers based throughout the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia, Latham’s global Banking Practice is among the largest of any law firm. Latham’s banking lawyers represent commercial banks, investment banks, direct lenders, and other financial institutions in their capacities as agents, arrangers, and lenders, as well as corporate borrowers and private equity firms, in structuring and executing the most complex financings across industries and around the globe.
Clients trust Latham’s banking lawyers to take a practical, business-oriented approach to achieving their objectives. Latham’s lawyers have a sophisticated understanding of the expectations and requirements of both sides to a financing transaction and provide counsel tailored to each client’s needs.
Comprehensive Expertise and Broad-based Experience
Latham represents clients in a wide variety of financings, including:
- Asset-based loans
- Bridge loans
- Cash flow loans
- Cross-border financings
- Direct loans
- Investment grade loans
- Leveraged financings
- Mezzanine financings
- Multi-currency financings
- First and second lien secured loans
- Special situations
- Syndicated loans
- Unitranche loans
- Working capital facilities
Latham’s banking lawyers work in tandem with members of the firm’s Capital Markets, Insolvency, Mergers & Acquisitions, and other practices to develop innovative structures and to facilitate the smooth consummation of transactions. They offer clients particular strength in the context of leveraged finance, bank and bond financings, debt restructurings, and workouts.