April 21, 2017
Latham & Watkins has been named the ‘Most innovative US firm in Europe’ at the 2017 IFLR Europe Awards. The firm was praised for its “influence in developing and introducing innovations into Europe’s high yield market” and for playing a lead role on a number of high profile transactions, including a several “outstanding private equity deals”.
Latham was also awarded ‘High Yield Team of the Year’ for the third consecutive year, and was recognized in two ‘Deal of the Year’ categories for demonstrating “legal innovation across the most significant international deals in Europe”.
The honored transactions, include:
- High Yield Deal of the Year: Latham advised the initial purchasers in connection with the Virgin Media Receivables Financing Notes offering
- Equity Deal of the Year: Latham represented the underwriters in connection with the Initial Public Offering by DONG Energy A/S
Held each year in London, the IFLR European Awards celebrate the market’s most innovative deals, teams, firms and in-house dealmakers.