David Boles

  • Partner
  • Edavid.boles@lw.com
  • 99 Bishopsgate
  • London EC2M 3XF
  • United Kingdom
  • T +44.20.7710.1872
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Profile

David Boles is a partner in the Corporate Department of Latham & Watkins' London office, advising clients on international capital markets and securities regulation matters.

Mr. Boles represents investment banks, issuers, and investors in connection with public and private offerings of debt and equity securities, including US registered offerings.

Experience

Mr. Boles has advised on the following recent capital markets transactions:

  • The €300 million IPO and listing of Global Fashion Group S.A. on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange; advising the underwriters
  • The US$280 million IPO and concurrent Private Placement of Jumia Technologies AG on the NYSE; advising the underwriters
  • The US$253 million IPO and listing of HeadHunter Group plc on NASDAQ; advising the issuer
  • The CHF629.28 million IPO and listing of Medacta Group AG on the SIX Swiss Exchange; advising the issuer 
  • The CHF1.7 billion IPO of SIG Combibloc on the SIX Swiss Exchange; advising the issuer
  • The €150 million IPO of home24 on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange; advising the underwriters
  • The €4.2 billion IPO of Siemens Healthineers AG on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange; advising the issuer
  • The €947 million IPO of Adyen on Euronext Amsterdam; advising the underwriters
  • The US$240 million US-registered offering and secondary listing of MorphoSys AG; advising the underwrtiers
  • The £407 million IPO of TI Fluid Systems plc on the London Stock Exchange; advising the issuer
  • The €377 million IPO of Dermapharm Holding SE on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange; advising the underwriters
  • The €318 million IPO of Hello Fresh SE on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange; advising the underwriters
  • SEK4.5 billion IPO and listing of Munters on NASDAQ Stockholm; advising the issuer
  • CHF1.9 billion IPO and listing of Galenica Sante on SIX Swiss Exchange; advising the issuer
  • US$330 million US-registered IPO of trivago; advising the issuer
  • The £552 million right issue of new Ordinary Shares of RPC Group listed on the London Stock Exchange; advising the issuer
  • DKK19.7 billion IPO of DONG Energy; advising the underwriters   
  • SEK4.154 billion IPO and Nasdaq Stockholm listing of Resurs Holding AB (publ); advising the issuer
  • DKK3.86 million IPO and Nasdaq Copenhagen listing of Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S; advising the underwriters   
  • CHF621 million IPO and listing of Vakuum Apparate Technik (VAT Group AG) on SIX Swiss Exchange; advising the issuer
  • The SEK4.7 billion IPO and Nasdaq Stockholm listing of Dometic Group AB; advising the issuer
  • The £354 million IPO and London Stock Exchange listing of Ibstock plc; advising the underwriters   
  • The US-registered €3.05 billion rights offering by Telefonica S.A.; advising the underwriters
  • The underwritten R10 billon rights offering of Woolworths Holdings (South Africa) to fund a portion of the A$2.2 billion purchase price to acquire David Jones (Australia); advising the underwriters   
  • The SEK2.9 billion IPO and Nasdaq Stockholm listing of Hoist Finance AB; advising the issuer
  • The £767 million IPO of Card Factory; advising the underwriters
  • The US$1.5 billion IPO of ISS A/S, the largest Danish IPO since 1994; advising the underwriters   
  • The €724 million rights offering (2013) and €1.74 billion rights offering (2009) of Erste Group Bank AG; advising the company
  • The €840 million IPO of bpost, the national postal service in Belgium; advising the underwriters
  • The US$2.5 billion secondary offering of Halkbank by the Turkish Privatization Administration; advising underwriters
  • The US$800 million rights offering by Lonmin (South Africa); advising the underwriters
  • The €400 million rights offering by Murray & Roberts; advising the underwriters

Thought Leadership

  • FCA Confirms Reform to the UK IPO Process -  November 21, 2017
  • The Latham US IPO Guide -  July 11, 2016
  • Neustarts an Wall Street nach den Rückzügen  -  September 11, 2014
  • Promoting Efficiency in the European IPO Model -  March 04, 2013
Listed as a Leading Individual for Equity Capital Markets.
Legal 500 UK 2018
Bar Qualification
  • England and Wales (Registered Foreign Lawyer)
  • New York
Education
  • JD, Duke University School of Law, 2002
    magna cum laude
  • BA, Rice University, 1995
Practices
  • Capital Markets
  • Emerging Companies
  • Israel Practice
  • Africa Practice
  • Public Company Representation
  • Nordic Practice