February 01, 2013
In Thomson Reuters’ Global Syndicated Loans Legal Advisory Review for Year End 2012, Latham & Watkins’ global banking practice received three Top 4 rankings, and was the only firm to rank in the Top 10 in every region.
Latham ranked third for overall US Borrower Legal Advisor by number of deals and fourth by deal value, closing 77 deals valued at US$37.9 billion. On the Lender-side, Latham closed 75 deals in the US, valued at US$49.0 billion. In Europe, the Middle East and Africa (“EMEA”), Latham also ranked highly, landing the fourth position for Lenders Legal Advisory by value, with 23 deals valued at US$16.5 billion. On the Borrower-side, Latham ranked sixth in EMEA, with 18 deals valued at US$8.1 billion. Latham’s Lender-side banking practice was also ranked seventh by deal value in Asia Pacific and Japan.