Yonover, Jacqueline Lydia

Jacqueline Lydia Yonover

Associate

Jacqueline Yonover is an associate in the Paris and London offices of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Corporate Department.

Ms. Yonover has experience representing both underwriters and issuers in debt and equity financings, including SEC-registered offerings, private placements, cross-border transactions, leveraged buyouts, and consent solicitations across a broad range of industries. In addition, Ms. Yonover’s experience includes representing ongoing public company clients with respect to general corporate governance matters, SEC compliance and securities law issues, disclosure and reporting obligations, including preparation of SEC disclosure documents, and listed company obligations. 

Ms. Yonover graduated cum laude from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, where she served as notes editor for the Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property. She received her Master of Human Resources and Industrial Relations and bachelor's degrees in Global Studies and Spanish from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Yonover was a judicial extern for Judge Anne M. Burk of the Illinois Supreme Court.

Ms. Yonover's experience include advising:

  • Bach Bidco S.p.A. in connection with its private placement of £70 million Senior Secured Floating Rate Notes due 2028
  • Tullow Oil plc in connection with its US$1.8 billion issuance of Senior Secured Notes
  • Pinewood Studios in connection with its offering of £300 million 3.625% Senior Secured Notes due 2027
  • Bach Bidco S.p.A. in connection with its offering of €275 million Floating Rate Senior Secured Notes due 2028
  • Management SAS, the French leader in the residential real estate services market, and Flamingo Lux II SCA in connection with their €400 million Senior Secured Notes due 2028, and €250 million Senior Notes due 2029
  • Pinewood Studios in connection with its offering of £200 million Senior Secured Notes due 2025
  • Abcam plc on its US$180 million initial public offering of 10,287,000 American Depositary Shares on Nasdaq
  • CANPACK S.A. and Eastern PA Land Investment Holding LLC in connection with their offering of €600 million 2.375% Senior Notes due 2027 and US$400 million 3.125% Senior Notes due 2025
  • GEMS MENASA (CAYMAN) LIMITED and GEMS Education (Delaware) LLC in connection with its private placement of US$150 million Senior Secured Floating Rate Notes due 2026
  • EG Global Finance plc in connection with its consent solicitation from holders of its €300 million 3.625% Senior Secured Notes due 2024, €670 million 4.375% Senior Secured Notes due 2025, US$750 million 6.75% Senior Secured Notes due 2025, €700 million 6.25% Senior Secured Notes due 2025, and US$635 million 8.5% Senior Secured Notes due 2025
  • J.P. Morgan in connection with the offering of €300 million Senior Notes (due 2024) of SAZKA Group a.s., one of the largest pan-European lottery and gaming operators in the Czech Republic, Greece, Austria, and Italy
  • J.P. Morgan, BofA Merrill Lynch, and a syndicate of banks in connection with the offering of US$450 million Senior Notes (due 2024) of WOM S.A., a Chile-based telecoms company
  • Pinewood Studios in connection with its offering of £550 million Senior Secured Notes due 2025

Bar Qualification

  • Illinois

Education

  • Juris Doctor, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, 2018
  • Master of Human Resources and Industrial Relations (MHRIR), University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2014
  • BA in Spanish, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2013
  • BA in Global Studies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2013

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Practices