Karan Chopra

London
  • 99 Bishopsgate
  • London EC2M 3XF
  • United Kingdom
 
 

Karan Chopra is a partner in the London office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Banking Practice. He advises clients on a range of cross-border leveraged, investment grade and fund finance transactions at all levels of the capital structure including senior, super senior, second lien and PIK and across syndicated and private credit financings.

Mr. Chopra's experience includes advising: 

Syndicated Deals
  • The initial purchasers and mandated lead arrangers in the offering of €465 million senior unsecured notes and entry into a €1.73 billion senior facilities agreement for BC Partners’ and CPPIB’s acquisition of the Ceramtec Group
  • The initial purchasers and mandated lead arrangers in the offering of €400 million senior secured notes, €300 million senior unsecured notes, and the entry into a €750 million and US$725 million senior facilities agreement by the Klockner Pentaplast Group (a Strategic Value Partners portfolio company)
  • The mandated lead arrangers in the €290 million senior financing for Investindustrial’s acquisition of CSM Bakery Solutions
  • The mandated lead arrangers in the €760 million senior financing for Ardian’s acquisition of Agfa Healthcare’s IT Business
  • The initial purchasers and mandated lead arrangers in the offering of US$550 million senior secured notes and the entry into a US$205 million equivalent senior facilities agreement by Liquid Telecommunications
  • The initial purchasers and mandated lead arrangers in the offering of €605 million senior secured notes and entry into a €160 million revolving facility agreement for Bain Capital’s acquisition of the Engineering Group
Private Credit
  • The underwriters of the senior financing for BC Partners’ acquisition of the Davies Group
  • The underwriters of the senior financing for BC Partners’ acquisition of the Valtech Group
  • The underwriters of the senior financing for BC Partners’ acquisition of the Tentamus Group
  • The underwriters of the senior financing for Warburg Pincus’ acquisition of the Minesoft Group
  • The underwriters of the senior financing for SK Capital’s acquisition the Ipackchem Group
  • The underwriters of the senior refinancing of the Portman Dental Group
  • The underwriters of the senior refinancing of the Morris Group
  • The underwriters of the senior refinancing of the Engineered Stone Group
  • The underwriters of the PIK Facility in connection with BC Partners’ acquisition of the IMA Group
Investment Grade
  • The mandated lead arrangers in the US$30.85 billion bridge facilities agreement entered into by Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited to part fund the acquisition of Shire plc
  • The mandated lead arrangers in the £485 million senior refinancing of the Bakkavor Group
  • The mandated lead arrangers in the £150 million and US$145 million senior refinancing of Genus Group
 
 
 
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