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Latham & Watkins LLP

Capital Markets

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What the team is known for

Renowned for its market-leading expertise in high-yield bond deals under both German and New York law. Also assists with hybrid bonds and Yankee bonds and continues to provide advice to clients on the offering of convertibles and equity-linked products as well as promissory notes and bond programmes. Additionally stands out for advising prominent investment banks as underwriters on cross-border IPOs and capital increases. Continues to expand its issuer clientele.

Notable practitioners

Oliver Seiler enjoys a flawless reputation in the German ECM market for his work on capital increases, IPOs and listings following spin-offs. He receives much praise from banks and corporates alike. One client asserts: "I find him extremely good. He is very well connected with high-calibre clients, and in terms of content, provides high-level and senior advice."

Rüdiger Malaun is a renowned figure, viewed as "leading in the high-yield space." He showcases high levels of visibility on German and New York law-governed high-yield transactions, where he advises banks as well as issuers. He also assists with investment-grade bonds.

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Germany

Capital Markets: Debt


Rüdiger Malaun
Band 1

Capital Markets: Equity


Oliver Seiler
Band 1