Lyndy Amato is an associate in the London office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Capital Markets Practice.

Ms. Amato has experience representing both underwriters and issuers in debt and equity financings, including SEC-registered offerings, private placements, cross-border transactions, leveraged buyouts, and tender offer and consent solicitations across a broad range of industries.

Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Amato earned her JD from American University, Washington College of Law, where she was a member of the American University Law Review. During law school, Ms. Amato served as a law clerk for the Civil Division of the US Attorney’s Office.

Ms. Amato's representative experience includes advising:  
  • EG Group, the third largest independent convenience store operator in the world, in the €1,260 million-equivalent bond financing of its acquisition of Cumberland Farms, one of the largest independent retailers of convenience merchandise and fuel products in the New England states, New York, and Florida
  • The Carlyle Group in the leveraged buyouts of Atotech from Total and Nouryon from AkzoNobel, as well as the subsequent senior notes and holdco notes offerings for Atotech
  • The initial purchasers in the €300 million 4.5% senior notes offering by SAZKA Group, one of the largest pan-European lottery and gaming operators with operations in the Czech Republic, Greece, Austria, and Italy
  • The underwriters in the initial public offering of JELD-WEN Holding, Inc. and its listing on the NYSE and follow on equity offerings
  • BlueLine Rental, one of the largest providers of rental equipment services in North America, on its issuance of US$1.1 billion 9.250% senior secured second lien notes due 2024
  • Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD) and JP Morgan in PPD’s offerings of senior notes and dividend Holdco PIK Notes
  • Shandong Ruyi, a Chinese textiles and clothing company, in connection with the offering of US$690 million 7.5% senior secured notes due 2025 and €250 million 5.375% senior secured notes due 2023 to finance the acquisition of the LYRA company
  • The underwriters in multiple registered block trades in the offering of securities by selling stockholders of PRA Health Sciences, Inc.
  • Jefferies LLC in connection with Surgery Center Holding’s multiple senior notes offerings, including US$430 million 10% senior notes due 2027; US$400 million 8.875% senior notes due 2021; and US$370 million 6.75% senior notes due 2025
  • Allison Transmission, the world’s largest manufacturer of fully automatic transmissions for commercial vehicles, on the US$500 million 5.875% senior notes offering due 2029


Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia


  • JD, American University, 2015
  • BA in Political Science, University of North Carolina, 2011