Luca Brandi, a finance associate in Latham & Watkins’ Frankfurt office, advises German and international clients on a range of domestic and cross-border finance transactions.

Mr. Brandi represents financial institutions, direct lending funds, private equity funds, and corporate borrowers in:

  • Cross border and domestic acquisition financings
  • General corporate financings
  • Financial restructurings

Prior to joining Latham, he gained experience in the banking and finance department of another major international law firm, in the banking supervision department (SSM) at the European Central Bank, as well as in the investment banking division of a major international bank.

Mr. Brandi's experience includes advising:

Private Equity Driven Transactions
  • 3i Group on the acquisition of a stake in xSuite
  • GIP and KKR on the strategic partnership with Vodafone to invest in Vantage Towers
  • Bregal on the acquisition of the Sema group
  • H&A Global Investment Management (HAGIM) on the refinancing of Feuer powertrain Group
  • Permira on the acquisition of a majority stake in Engel & Völkers
  • Swiss Life Asset Management AG und Vauban Infrastructure Partners on the takeover offer for Aves One
Corporate Loans
  • Cheplapharm on its refinancing
  • Bank consortium led by Commerzbank und UniCredit Bank on the financing of Volkswagen Financial Services AG
  • Nordex on its €1.55 billion refinancing, containing ESG components and including loans within the framework of the federal government’s Covid-19 loan guarantee program*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • Rechtsanwalt (Germany)


  • Second State Exam, Higher Regional Court, Frankfurt, 2021
  • First State Exam, University of Tuebingen, 2019

Languages Spoken

  • German
  • English