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Matthew T. DeSilva, an associate in the Capital Markets Practice, represents financial institutions, private equity firms, and issuer clients in a variety of complex capital markets and corporate finance transactions.
Mr. DeSilva works on matters across various industries and regions. His transaction work includes advising on:
- Initial public offerings
- High-yield and investment grade debt offerings
- Preferred equity financings
- Acquisition financings and exchange offers
- SEC related matters, corporate governance, and other general corporate matters
Mr. DeSilva was previously seconded to Barclays, where he advised on a broad array of equity, equity-linked, and debt capital markets transactions.
Prior to joining Latham full-time, Mr. DeSilva was a summer associate in the New York office. While attending law school at Boston College, Mr. DeSilva served as a senior editor for the Boston College Law Review and graduated cum laude. Mr. DeSilva served as a legal intern in the Division of Enforcement at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission during his second year of law school and at the New York State Office of the Attorney General in the summer following his first year.