Jana Zupikova is an associate in the Finance Department of the London office of Latham & Watkins and is a member of the Structured Finance & Securitization Practice.

Ms. Zupikova represents a range of financial institutions, in particular investment managers and arranger banks, funds and investors in relation to a variety of structured finance transactions, CLOs, CLO refinancings, derivatives, repo and securities lending transactions, and all related regulatory developments.

She advises established EU and US managers and issuers, pension funds, and UCITs on risk retention structuring of their investments, as well as those managers wishing to enter European CLO market.

Ms. Zupikova has experience advising emerging market banks and sovereigns in all aspects of securities, structured finance and derivatives transactions.

Ms. Zupikova advises Elrha (a subsidiary of Save the Children) in relation to its charitable activities.

Ms. Zupikova spent two years on secondments at Goldman Sachs and Bank of America, in each case in their NY headquarters, assisting bank leadership in implementation of Title VII (Derivatives) of Dodd-Frank Act.

Ms. Zupikova’s transactional experience includes advising:

  • Anchorage Capital Group on all of its European CLO transactions following the inaugural issuance until 2022
  • Redding Ridge Asset Management LLC on EU/UK regulatory matters relating to its global CLO business, including the establishment of its FCA-regulated UK investment manager and its first-ever EU CLO transaction*
  • Chenavari Credit Partners on all of its CLO transactions since 2017
  • Rothschild & Co on all of its CLO transactions between 2017-2022*
  • Palmer Square Capital Management on their its ever European CLO transaction*
  • Sound Point Capital Management on their initial two European CLO transactions*
  • Several bank arrangers on their European CLO transactions
  • Several emerging markets banks on their repo and securities lending transactions*

*Matters handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)


  • L.P.C., Nottingham Law School
  • Graduate Diploma in Law, Nottingham Law School
  • MBA, Czech Management Institute
  • Bachelor of Laws in Politics, Anglo-American University
  • Certificate in Advanced Studies, Tulane University Law School

Languages Spoken

  • Slovak
  • Czech
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French