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Latham & Watkins Contributes to Leading Investment Banking Book

April 14, 2020
New and updated third edition covers key topics on valuation and deal-making, including new insights on Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), Direct Listings, and Special Purpose Acquisitions Companies (SPACs).

Latham & Watkins has contributed to the new and updated third edition of Investment Banking: Valuation, LBOs, M&A, and IPOs, a best-selling book on deal-making and definitive resource for investment banks, private equity, investment firms, and corporations undertaking initial public offerings (IPOs), mergers and acquisitions (M&A), leveraged buyouts (LBOs), restructurings, and investment decisions. The third edition features new insights and analysis on IPOs, direct listings, and special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs).

Latham & Watkins contributed to several chapters covering IPOs, direct listings, SPACs, convertible notes, M&A, and LBOs.

Marc Jaffe, Global Chair of Latham & Watkins’ Corporate Department, said: “Investment Banking is a go-to resource, and we are delighted to partner with the authors on this new edition. This book provides essential and practical knowledge for experienced practitioners and future leaders in banking and finance.”

Investment Banking is published by Wiley and co-authored by senior investment bankers Joshua Pearl and Joshua Rosenbaum. Past editions have sold hundreds of thousands of copies, and are used by bankers, investors, corporate executives, professors, and students worldwide. Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, a portion of the books’ net proceeds will be donated to The CDC Foundation’s Emergency Response Fund.