Xavier Farde is a partner in the Paris office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Finance Department. Mr. Farde has extensive experience in senior and mezzanine debt finance for leveraged acquisitions involving the healthcare, technology, and retail industries, as well as in banking and syndicated loans. He also advises on real estate finance. Mr. Farde practices in the field of bank finance, representing both lenders and borrowers in a wide range of domestic and cross-border financing and restructuring transactions.
Recognized as a Leading Individual. According to clients, "Xavier Farde has a strong command and understanding of client needs. He is a flawless project manager with the capacity to mobilise specific knowledge within the firm on very short notice." The Legal 500 EMEA 2020
Receives outstanding client feedback: “He is an incredible technician with incredible negotiation skills. He is the reference when it comes to large-cap acquisition finance.” Chambers Global 2020
Reputed for his advice on leveraged and acquisition finance matters. One impressed source describes him as a "very strong and very experienced" lawyer. Chambers Europe 2019
Recognized as a Leading Individual. The Legal 500 EMEA 2019.
“Interviewees single Xavier Farde out as being ‘a leader in the market.’ […]. Sources further enthuse: ‘He is technically prepared and commercially smart.’” Chambers France 2018
"An excellent practitioner with strong commercial skills.” Chambers Global 2017