The Italian legal magazine Legalcommunity has again named Latham & Watkins as Private Equity Firm of the Year at its 2021 Corporate Awards. Legalcommunity noted that leading Italian and international private equity funds turn to Latham’s skilled and experienced lawyers for their in-depth knowledge of the market and “outstanding” legal advice on sophisticated domestic and cross-border transactions.
Legalcommunity’s annual Corporate Awards program recognizes law firms in Italy that have performed exemplary corporate work. Legalcommunity selects honorees based on a variety of criteria, including the volume and value of successfully executed transactions, as well as demonstrated legal skills, business knowledge, and commitment to client service. Latham’s Italian private equity team provides domestic and international clients with a fully integrated private equity, capital markets, and leveraged finance practice that consists of a dedicated team of corporate, banking, mezzanine finance, and capital markets lawyers. The publication also recently named Latham as Leveraged Finance Firm of the Year at its 2021 Finance Awards.