Michael Saliba advises issuers, underwriters, sponsors, and investors on a range of complex domestic and cross-border capital markets transactions.

Drawing on his broad transactional experience and sector-specific knowledge, Mr. Saliba helps clients successfully navigate a range of capital markets transactions, including:

  • Acquisition financings
  • High-yield and investment grade debt offerings
  • Debt exchange offers, tender offers, and consent solicitations
  • Initial public offerings and deSPAC transactions
  • Project financings
  • Registered and private equity financings
  • Restructuring transactions
  • Spin-off transactions

Mr. Saliba also regularly counsels clients on a variety of corporate and securities law matters as well as high yield debt covenant and debt structuring analyses.

Mr. Saliba’s experience includes advising:

Debt Offerings

  • Aircastle Limited in multiple offerings of senior notes and in its inaugural preferred stock offering*
  • HC2 in its US$330 million high yield offering of senior secured notes*
  • Jefferies in the US$400 million high yield offering of senior secured notes by StoneMor*
  • NCR in multiple high yield offerings of senior notes*
  • R.R. Donnelley & Sons in its US$400 million high yield offering of senior secured notes*
  • Stryker in its €2.4 billion offering of senior notes*

Initial Public Offerings and deSPAC Transactions

  • Fortress Investment Group in the initial public offering of Brightline Holdings*
  • NextGen Acquisition Corporation in its merger with Xos*

Liability Management Transactions

  • Baxter International in its debt-for-equity exchanges and equity-for-equity exchange offer in connection with its spin-off of Baxalta*


  • ADVANZ Pharma in its restructuring and recapitalization transactions*
  • Highbridge Capital Management in the restructuring and refinancing transactions by Pernix Therapeutics*
  • iPayment Holdings and iPayment in their units and US$400 million senior notes offerings and later restructuring*

*Matter handed prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • New York


  • JD, Georgetown Law School, 2007
  • BA, New York University, 2002

Languages Spoken

  • English