Latham & Watkins Advises American Airlines in Strategic Agreement with China Southern Airlines

Deal creates strong foundation for a long-term relationship between two of the world’s biggest carriers.

March 28, 2017

American Airlines has committed to make a US$200 million equity investment in China Southern Airlines.

Latham & Watkins LLP advised American Airlines in the transaction with a deal team consisting of partners Anthony Richmond, Anthony Klein, and Josh Dubofsky in Silicon Valley, Simon Cooke in Hong Kong and Graeme Smyth in New York, with associates Arielle Singh in Silicon Valley, Valerie Fung in Hong Kong, and Rossina Petrova in New York.

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