Mergers & Acquisitions

Latham’s M&A practice has grown into a global powerhouse, meeting the needs of our clients on everything from routine M&A engagements to the most complex and transformational transactions clients ever face.

Why Latham

Our global reach, deep bench, and vast industry-specific expertise enable us to assemble high-quality teams that efficiently and effectively execute on the business objectives of a diversified client base.

Our relentless focus on client goals, combined with broad experience doing deals globally, enables us to anticipate and work through potential challenges on any given transaction and to develop effective solutions to these challenges in an ever-changing global environment. We help clients address shareholder activism, plan for and overcome antitrust challenges, and navigate dynamic regulatory regimes to achieve their most ambitious business objectives. We provide clients with the full suite of advisory services including board counselling, capital markets, ESG, executive compensation, leveraged finance, and tax-related advice anywhere in the world.

Long-standing client relationships reflect our ability to assemble a diverse team of deal makers, industry veterans, former government lawyers, and world-class litigators for any particular matter. We draw on a wealth of experience to deliver pragmatic and commercial advice to support our clients’ strategic success at every stage of their life cycle.

Awards & Rankings

  • Latham Again Ranked as a Leading Business Law Firm of Latin America - October 05, 2021
  • Latham Honored With Three Accolades By The Deal Awards 2021 - September 29, 2021
  • Seven Latham Partners Named M&A Client Service All-Stars - September 20, 2021
  • Two Partners Named Among Prestigious Top 100 Lawyers - September 19, 2021
  • Latham Wins Several 2021 New York Legal Awards - September 19, 2021

Latham’s “outstanding M&A group” boasts a “formidable practice in the [US], benefiting from its far-reaching global network to advise on international deals and financing issues.”

– Chambers Global 2020

Events

Energy Joint Ventures: Trends, Structures, and Key ConsiderationsABA Panel – FinTech Enforcement: Lessons from 2020 for 2021Webcast – 2020 Vision: The Year Ahead in US Oil and Gas M&A

Media Coverage

2021 Dealmakers of the YearTechnology MVP: Tad FreeseLatham Adds Partner in Houston, Expanding Energy Team

News

Latham & Watkins Advises KKR in US$1.1 Billion Acquisition of Kobalt Capital’s Music Rights PortfolioLatham & Watkins Advises Antin Infrastructure Partners in Acquisition of a Majority Stake in Origis EnergyLatham & Watkins Advises Tempo Automation, Inc. in deSPAC Merger with ACE Convergence Acquisition Crop.

Thought Leadership

SPACs Arrive in Singapore — Singapore Exchange Issues Listing Framework The Latham & Watkins Take-Private GuideEU Proposal to Regulate Foreign Subsidies That Distort the Internal Market

Webcasts & Podcasts

Podcast – Energy & Infrastructure: What’s Driving the Oil & Gas Evolution in Europe?Podcast – Energy & Infrastructure: Renewables Driving Change in the Investment LandscapeExit This Way – Alternative & Traditional Paths to Going Public: A Closer Look at SPACS