Melissa S. Alwang

New York
  • 885 Third Avenue
  • New York, NY 10022-4834
  • USA
 
 

Melissa Alwang is a partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins. Ms. Alwang is a member of the Finance Department and the Banking, Capital Markets, Islamic Finance, and Restructuring, Insolvency & Workouts Practices. Her practice focuses primarily on the representation of major financial institutions in leveraged finance transactions, including international financings, acquisition financings, debtor-in-possession and exit financings, Shari’ah compliant financings and asset-based facilities.

 

Ms. Alwang’s experience includes representation of: 

  • Credit Suisse AG and Bank of America N.A., as lead arrangers and administrative agents in connection with senior secured credit facilities for Mysis PLC
  • Deutsche Bank AG, as lead arranger and administrative agent in connection with senior secured credit facility for Constellium B.V.
  • Nomura International PLC and Deutsche Bank AG, as lead arrangers in connection with senior secured credit facilities for Grifols S.A.
  • Barclays Bank PLC, as lead arranger and administrative agent in connection with senior secured credit facilities for Fairmount Minerals Ltd.
  • Barclays Bank PLC and Deutsche Bank AG, as lead arrangers in connection with senior secured credit facilities for Phillips Van-Heusen

Ms. Alwang has also handled major transactions, including margin loans and restructurings, for GE, Royal Bank of Canada and Goldman Sachs, among others.