Joshua Kiernan is a partner in the London office of Latham & Watkins, focusing on international capital markets transactions, securities regulation, and cross-border mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Kiernan has extensive experience advising companies on SEC-registered IPOs, follow-on and secondary offerings, block trades, private placements, and Rule 144A offerings. In addition, he advises on a variety of debt offerings (including high yield and convertible bonds) and cross-border M&A, joint ventures, and leveraged buyouts.

Mr. Kiernan assists many clients with SEC reporting and corporate governance matters and has particular experience in the technology and life sciences sectors.

Mr. Kiernan has advised the issuer or underwriters on IPOs and/or other securities offerings for the following companies:

Technology

  • Farfetch
  • Deliveroo
  • Darktrace
  • Sophos
  • Monday.com
  • Global-e
  • ironSource
  • WalkMe
  • Tremor International
  • Similarweb
  • Riskified
  • Kaltura
  • Fiverr
  • JFrog 
  • Wix.com
  • CyberArk
  • Neogames
  • Innoviz
  • Nayax
  • NICE Systems
  • Stratasys
  • Nova Measuring Instruments
  • Camtek
  • RADA Electronic Industries
  • Mellanox
  • Luxoft
  • Sapiens
  • Allot Communications
  • Audiocodes
  • Magic Software
  • MediaMind
  • PowerDsine
  • Ituran
  • Saifun Semiconductors
  • Voltaire
  • Aladdin

Life Sciences

  • InMode
  • Ayala Pharmaceuticals
  • Itamar Medical
  • Polypid
  • Sol-Gel Technologies
  • Foamix Pharmaceuticals
  • MediWound
  • Evogene
  • Lumenis

Other

  • Max Stock
  • Caesarstone
  • Ormat
  • Gazit-Globe
  • SodaStream
  • Frutarom

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Registered Foreign Lawyer)
  • New York

Education

  • JD, Brooklyn Law School, 1993
  • BA in Middle Eastern Languages & Culture, Columbia University, 1988