David Wallace is a partner in the London office of Latham & Watkins and Co-Chair of the London Finance Department. He is a member of the firm’s Private Capital and Restructuring & Special Situations Practices.
Mr. Wallace has extensive experience advising clients on all aspects of private capital investment. He advises on direct lending, private debt and preference equity transactions, opportunistic credit and equity investments, as well as complex, multi-jurisdictional debt and equity restructurings. His clients include issuers and investors alike – asset managers, credit funds, hedge funds, and other alternative capital providers, as well as corporates, private equity sponsors, and management teams.
Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Wallace spent a number of years as an investment professional in the credit team of one of Europe’s largest sub-investment grade asset managers, where he gained substantive experience in the structuring, execution, restructuring, and value creation of multiple investments across European and US special situations, strategic credit, and direct lending strategies. Before that, he worked at a leading international law firm in their banking and restructuring and insolvency teams.
Mr. Wallace has experience in a range of sectors, including retail, hospitality and leisure, gaming, business services, logistics, manufacturing, energy and renewables, food and beverages, chemicals, and industrials.