Financial News has named Latham partners Alexandra Hagelüken and David Walker to its second annual Fifty Most Influential Lawyers list. The list profiles 50 individuals who have made a lasting impact in the European legal industry.
Hagelüken is one of Germany’s leading banking and finance lawyers and has played a key role in developing the firm’s market-leading finance practice. Her recent work includes advising a bank consortium on state-owned development bank KfW’s providing credit lines for TUI Group in one of the first bridging loans under a government initiative to provide support through the pandemic.
David Walker serves as Vice Chair of Latham’s Global Corporate Department. A renowned European private equity lawyer, he has acted as a leading figure in the buyouts market for more than two decades. His recent work includes advising Silver Lake on its €12.3 billion minority investment into vet care provider IVC Evidensia Group and Hellman & Friedman on its €21 billion investment in Belron.