Francesco Lione, a partner in the London office of Latham & Watkins, regularly represents investment banks, private equity firms, and corporate clients in a wide array of international financing transactions, including financings of acquisitions and joint ventures, recapitalizations, bond offerings, bridge facilities, private placements, and spin-offs. Mr. Lione also advises investment banks and issuers in connection with liability management transactions, encompassing debt tender and exchange offers, consent solicitations, and out-of-court restructurings.
Mr. Lione has counselled clients from a variety of industries in high yield, cross-over, and investment grade debt transactions. These assignments have mostly involved cross-border financings for clients based in Europe, the United States, Asia, and Latin America. He has also represented European companies on cross-border acquisitions, as well as corporate and sovereign clients in connection with public offerings of securities in the United States.