Josh Holt, Local Department Chair of Latham & Watkins' Los Angeles Finance Department, represents banks, commercial finance companies, business development companies, and other financial institutions, as well as equity sponsors and other borrowers, in a wide range of transactional matters.

He has experience structuring, negotiating, and documenting various financial transactions, including senior secured, second lien, subordinated and unsecured credit facilities, leveraged acquisition financings, cash flow and asset based working capital financings, private placements, cross-border financings, participation agreements, and other agreements among financial institutions providing sources of capital.

Leading publications, including Chambers USA and Super Lawyers, consistently rank Mr. Holt as a leading banking and finance lawyer, citing clients’ praise for his responsiveness and problem-solving skills.

Mr. Holt’s experience includes advising:

  • Credit Suisse AG in various term loans and revolving credit facilities
  • Morgan Stanley Senior Funding, Inc. in various term loans and revolving credit facilities
  • Owl Rock Capital Corporation in various term loans and revolving credit facilities
  • Antares Capital LP in various revolving credit facilities and amendment and restatement to term loans
  • BNP Paribas SA in various term loans and revolving credit facilities 
  • Bank of America, N.A. in various term loans and revolving credit facilities
  • Goldman Sachs Bank USA in various term loans and revolving credit facilities
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. in various term loan facilities
  • Macquarie Capital in a term loan and restructuring of the senior credit facilities
  • UBS AG in an amendment and restatement to a term loan and revolving credit facility

Bar Qualification

  • California

Education

  • JD/MBA, University of Washington, 2008
  • MA, University of Chicago, 2004
  • BSFS, Georgetown University, 2003
    magna cum laude

Languages Spoken

  • English

Practices