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

Ms. Wu’s practice focuses primarily on international capital markets. She represents investment banks, private equity firms, and public and private companies in public and private debt offerings, leveraged and acquisition financings, liability management transactions, and complex restructurings, with an emphasis on high yield transactions. 

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Wu served as a law clerk to Judge Edmond E. Chang of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Ms. Wu received a JD, with honors, from the University of Chicago Law School, where she was a Rubenstein Scholar and was awarded the Joseph H. Beale Prize for Outstanding Legal Research and Writing. 

Ms. Wu’s experience includes advising:

  • The initial purchasers in connection with multiple SEC-registered notes offerings totaling over US$8.5 billion by The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), a multilateral development bank, including AIIB’s inaugural global issuance 
  • The ad hoc group of senior secured creditors in relation to the comprehensive financial restructuring of Swissport, the world’s leading independent provider of airport ground services and air cargo handling, via a debt-for-equity swap of existing secured debt, the extinguishment of unsecured and junior debt, and the provision of a new €500 million debt facility to support investment in the business and the plan to accelerate growth globally
  • Intermediate Capital Group in the €600 million committed loan financing for its acquisition of AMEOS, a private hospitals operator with a focus on acute general and psychiatric facilities across the DACH region (Austria, Germany, and Switzerland)
  • The initial purchasers in connection with the offering of Senior Secured Notes due 2028 by Nomad Foods, a leading European frozen food company
  • The initial purchasers in connection with the offering of €470 million Senior Secured Notes due 2026 by CBR Fashion, a German-based fashion brand company
  • The initial purchasers in connection with the offering of €400 million Senior Notes due 2028 by Sappi Papier Holding GmbH, a South African paper producer
  • Lowell Group (a Permira portfolio company) in connection with its offering of €600 million Senior Secured Notes due 2026; €740 million Senior Secured Notes due 2025; and £400 million Senior Secured Notes due 2025
  • The initial purchasers in connection with multiple offerings of Senior Secured Notes due 2026 by Maxeda DIY, the largest DIY retailer in Benelux 
  • EVOCA S.p.A. (a Lone Star portfolio company) in connection with its offering of €550 million Senior Secured Notes due 2026
  • Diocle S.p.A. (an Intermediate Capital Group portfolio company) in connection with the offering of €470 million Senior Secured Notes due 2026 to finance the acquisition of DOC Generici, a leading Italian generic pharmaceutical company 
  • The initial purchasers in connection with the offering of €500 million Senior Notes due 2024 by Mytilineos Financial Partners S.A., a Greece-based industrial and energy company 
  • Thomas Cook in connection with its offering of US$400 million Senior Notes due 2023
  • InterXion Holding in connection with its offering of €1 billion Senior Notes due 2025
  • The initial purchasers in connection with the offering of US$400 million Senior Secured Notes due 2023 by KCA Deutag, a UK oil and gas services company

Bar Qualification

  • New York

Education

  • JD, University of Chicago Law School, 2016
  • BA in History, Yale University, 2010

Practices