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Capital Markets

Latham’s Capital Markets Practice helps clients raise billions of dollars each year through all forms of securities products.

As global leaders with a preeminent reputation, we serve issuers, private equity investors, and investment banks in all major global financial centers, and are consistently ranked at the top of the league tables for both the volume and value of our work. 

Latham’s capital markets brand is synonymous with thought leadership and innovation. We combine our market-leading experience with our innovative and collaborative culture to pioneer new deal structures and capital markets solutions. We have navigated clients through new ways of accessing the public markets, such as through direct listing. And we have developed alternatives to raising funds in debt and equity capital markets for the purpose of funding strategic investments and acquisitions. Our long-established skill navigating dynamic markets and the associated complex overlapping regulations gives our clients the confidence and guidance they need to accomplish any type of capital raising, in any jurisdiction, across any border, in any industry. 

The Capital Markets Practice draws exceptional support from Latham’s “National Office,” a centralized team of former SEC senior officials and experienced capital markets lawyers located in Washington, D.C. Bolstered by our National Office, we have an unparalleled ability to deliver sophisticated advice in real time on the toughest securities and listing issues clients face. 

From IPOs to derivatives, high yield bonds to direct listings, we are the go-to source for capital markets advice. We partner with clients across all sectors of the economy on their most complicated transactions. And long after the capital raising is complete, Latham capital markets lawyers leverage the firm’s global platform to support clients’ growth and success.

Latham’s Capital Markets Practice helps clients raise billions of dollars each year through all forms of securities products.

Ranked #1 Capital Markets Firm in the World

Haggerty, Alison A.
July 12, 2022Recognition

Rising Star: Latham's Alison Haggerty

Latham & Watkins capital markets partner Alison Haggerty has steered some of the most intriguing and largest initial public offerings over the last few years, including Rivian Automotive's US$11.9 billion IPO in 2021, earning her a spot as one of the capital markets attorneys under age 40 honored by Law360 as Rising Stars.