Faris Shoubber is an associate in the London office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm’s Corporate Department.

Mr. Shoubber advises clients on a broad range of corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and general corporate matters.

Mr. Shoubber trained in the firm’s London office, gaining experience in corporate, restructuring, and leveraged finance transactions.

Mr. Shoubber’s experience includes advising:

  • Astorg Partners on the acquisition of Opus 2, a legal technology provider
  • One Rock Capital Partners and its portfolio company GPD Companies, Inc. on the acquisition of Distrupol, a leading European distributor of thermoplastic polymers and elastomers
  • Waterfall Asset Management on its successful £639 million takeover offer for the investment trust Alternative Credit Investments plc (formerly Pollen Street Secured Lending plc)
  • CDPQ on the sale of a stake in FNZ, a UK-based provider of technology and administration services to the wealth management industry, to Temasek
  • The committee of bank lenders in relation to the debt restructuring of Travelex, a foreign exchange and payment systems business
  • Exscientia on its US$60 million Series C funding round led by Novo Holdings
  • Leonard Green & Partners and its portfolio company CPA Global, a leader in intellectual property software and tech-enabled services, on its US$6.8 billion combination with Clarivate Plc, a leader in providing trusted information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation
  • BC Partners on its sale of Antelliq Corporation, a France-based developer of digital animal identification, traceability, and monitoring solutions, to Merck
  • Young's Seafood group on its sale to Karro Food Group, owned by CapVest Partners‎
  • CPA Global Management Services, a portfolio company of Leonard Green & Partners, on its acquisition of ipan/Delegate Group, a Germany-based provider of intellectual property (IP) annuity renewal services.

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)

Education

  • LPC, BPP Law School, 2017
  • LLB, University of Bristol, 2015