Gaëtan Gianasso is a partner in the London and Paris offices of Latham & Watkins.
Mr. Gianasso specializes in mergers and acquisitions and private equity with particular expertise in leveraged acquisitions (LBO). He has considerable experience representing private equity institutions in connection with acquisitions, dispositions, and transaction financing.
Recognized as a key contact for leveraged buy-outs. The Legal 500 EMEA 2020-2021
Recognized among Top Private Equity Lawyers in EMEA. MergerLinks 2020
“Advises a combination of asset management companies and private equity houses on high-value LBO deals both in France and abroad, with particular experience in Italy, Canada and the UK.” Chambers Europe 2019
“Clients are impressed by his service, with one interviewee enthusing: He has a very strong understanding of all issues and he offers commercial solutions.” Chambers Europe 2018
Recognized among the top practitioners in private equity. The Legal 500 EMEA 2017 / Chambers Europe 2018
“Well known in the growth capital market and in the private equity industry more broadly. He is technically very strong, and is excellent in helping clients get a transaction closed. He is very skilled in negotiations. He is also able to work both on minority and majority transactions. He is a pleasure to work with. We rate him extremely highly.” Chambers Europe 2017
Praised by clients for his “great technical skills" and as a “fine negotiator.” The Legal 500 EMEA 2016