Kenneth E. Blohm retired from the partnership in September 2012. He specialized in project finance, leveraged finance and leasing transactions. Mr. Blohm was the Chair of the San Francisco Finance Department and was consistently recognized by International Financial Law Review (IFLR) and Who’s Who Legal as one of Latham’s leading lawyers in project finance.
In the project finance and leasing sectors, Mr. Blohm's clients included commercial bank lenders, multilateral agencies, government project finance lenders, project advisors and project sponsors. He has extensive experience in the financing of electricity, oil and gas and petrochemical projects around the world. Representative clients included Bank of America, BNP Paribas, BP Solar, DZ Bank, Goldman Sachs, Royal Bank of Scotland and Société Générale.
In the leveraged finance sector, Mr. Blohm represented borrowers, private equity investors and lenders in leveraged acquisition financings and other loan transactions. Representative clients included Behrman Capital, The Clorox Company, Crediamigo, Encore Consumer Capital, Goldman Sachs, Ross Stores, Spansion, Spectrum Equity Investors and TIVO.