Irene E. Pistotnik advises on equity and debt capital markets, securities regulation, and company representation.

Ms. Pistotnik draws on extensive experience and a global perspective to represent issuers and underwriters across Europe and North America in debt and equity capital markets transactions.

Before joining Latham, she was an associate in the New York, Frankfurt, Paris, and London offices of another international law firm.

Ms. Pistotnik’s representative transactions include advising:

Equity Capital Markets

  • The syndicate of banks on the IPO of ThyssenKrupp Nucera AG & Co., a global supplier of electrolysis technologies, on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. 
  • Barclays and the underwriters on TUI’s €1.1 billion rights issue and €425 million cash placing
  • The joint global coordinators on a capital increase of Saipem S.p.A.
  • Industrie De Nora on its initial public offering (IPO) and listing on Borsa Italiana
  • The underwriters on Saudi Aramco Base Oil Company – Luberef’s IPO on the Saudi Arabian Stock Exchange
  • The joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners on the IPO of Majorel S.A. on Euronext AmsterdamAdesso on a capital increase
  • The joint global coordinators and co-managers on Piraeus Financial Holdings’ €1.38 billion recapitalization
  • The underwriters on Deliveroo Holdings’ IPO on the London Stock Exchange
  • The underwriters on Atlántica Sustainable Infrastructure‘s at-the-market (ATM) offering on NASDAQ
  • The underwriters on Atlántica Sustainable Infrastructure’s US$167.3 million public offering, effected by way of a UK cash box structure — marking the first time this has been done in a public offering by a US-registered issuer
  • Citibank on Jumia Technologies’ US$243.2 million capital increase, and ATM offering — marking the first US ATM offering of a German company
  • Various clients on accelerated book-build equity transactions and UK cash box financings
  • Joint global coordinators and underwriters to AVEVA Group plc, the global leader in industrial software, on AVEVA’s fully underwritten rights issue, making it the largest UK rights issue of 2020
  • Sanlorenzo on its IPO and listing on Borsa Italiana
  • The joint global coordinators and the joint bookrunners on Italian paytech company Nexi’s €2 billion IPO on Borsa Italiana
  • Gamenet Group’s IPO and listing on Borsa Italiana
  • Piovan on its €156 million IPO and listing on Borsa Italiana
  • The joint global coordinators on the creation of SPAXS, the first Italian SPAC, listed on AIM Italia
  • Moncler, the Italian designer of luxury winter jackets, on its IPO and listing on Borsa Italiana

Debt Capital Markets

  • The joint bookrunners on Cassa Depositi e Prestiti’s (CDP) US$1.0 billion bond issuance, Yankee Bond, marking its first transaction in US capital markets
  • Marchesi Antinori, a Tuscan family business active in the wine sector, on the US private placement of non-convertible bonds and related corporate activities involving its acquisition of Stag's Leap Wine Cellars, a Californian Napa Valley winery
  • Sol on the US private placement of 1.89% non-convertible bonds due 2042
  • Sabaf on the US private placement of 1.85% non-convertible bonds due 2031
  • J.P. Morgan, RBC Capital Markets, and BMO Capital in the offering of US$100 million 4.00% green exchangeable senior notes due 2025 by Atlántica Sustainable Infrastructure Jersey Limited, guaranteed by Atlántica Sustainabile Infrastructure

Bar Qualification

  • Italy (Avvocato)
  • New York


  • LLM, New York University School of Law, 1999
  • JD, Vienna University School of Law, 1997

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • German
  • French