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David L Williams

New York, USA Latin America Guide 2021 Ranked in 3 departments
Ranked in : Banking & Finance , Capital Markets , Corporate/M&A
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Latin America
Banking & Finance - Latin America-wide

Band 3

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Respected department head David Williams has a wealth of experience representing clients in Latin American finance transactions, particularly those concerning the Chilean market. He is highly sought after by corporate borrowers in the energy, forestry and telecommunications industries to advise on corporate finance matters.
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Capital Markets - Latin America-wide

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Experienced practitioner David Williams has significant expertise in securities matters pertaining to the Chilean market. He is routinely instructed by key issuers in the market to assist with matters such as sustainability bonds, liability management transactions and privately placed equity offerings.
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Corporate/M&A - Latin America-wide

Band 2

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David Williams is deeply respected for his cross-border corporate capabilities, earning praise from a market commentator as "a superb lawyer with a great deal of experience in Latin American deals under his belt." He employs his vast experience to assist clients with sophisticated corporate negotiations and M&A transactions. He has an excellent track record advising across the region, especially on Colombia.
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Corporate Partner advising clients on cross-border corporate finance, M&A and project finance. Concentrates on international financing and business transactions in Latin America where he represents clients in the public and private sector. Experienced in M&A, initial public offerings, high-yield and investment-grade debt offerings and cross-border banking transactions. Fluent in Spanish.

Career

Partner since 1991.

Professional Memberships

American Bar Association, International Law and Practice; Association of the Bar - City of New York, Committee of Inter-American Affairs; Board of Directors, North American-Chilean Chamber of Commerce.

Personal

BA, Tufts University (1977); JD, Georgetown University School of Law (1982).

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David L Williams

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