Mergers & Acquisitions

Latham’s M&A practice has grown into a global powerhouse, meeting the needs of our clients on everything from routine M&A engagements to the most complex and transformational transactions clients ever face.

Why Latham

Our global reach, deep bench, and vast industry-specific expertise enable us to assemble high-quality teams that efficiently and effectively execute on the business objectives of a diversified client base.

Our relentless focus on client goals, combined with broad experience doing deals globally, enables us to anticipate and work through potential challenges on any given transaction and to develop effective solutions to these challenges in an ever-changing global environment. We help clients address shareholder activism, plan for and overcome antitrust challenges, and navigate dynamic regulatory regimes to achieve their most ambitious business objectives. We provide clients with the full suite of advisory services including board counselling, capital markets, ESG, executive compensation, leveraged finance, and tax-related advice anywhere in the world.

Long-standing client relationships reflect our ability to assemble a diverse team of deal makers, industry veterans, former government lawyers, and world-class litigators for any particular matter. We draw on a wealth of experience to deliver pragmatic and commercial advice to support our clients’ strategic success at every stage of their life cycle.

Awards & Rankings

  • Chicago Partners Honored by Crain’s Chicago Business - November 18, 2021
  • Century City Partner Named One of Hollywood’s New Leaders of 2021 - November 10, 2021
  • London Associate Honored in OUTstanding 100 LGBT+ Future Leaders List - November 08, 2021
  • New York Partner Named Sports/Gaming/Entertainment Trailblazer - November 03, 2021
  • Seven Latham Lawyers Named Power Players by Sports Business Journal - October 26, 2021

Latham’s “outstanding M&A group” boasts a “formidable practice in the [US], benefiting from its far-reaching global network to advise on international deals and financing issues.”

– Chambers Global 2020

Events

ABA Panel – FinTech Enforcement: Lessons from 2020 for 2021Webcast – 2020 Vision: The Year Ahead in US Oil and Gas M&A

Media Coverage

Sports/Gaming/Entertainment Trailblazer: Frank SavianoD.C. Rising Star: Victoria VanStekelenburg2021 Dealmakers of the Year

News

Latham & Watkins Advises Global-e on US$500 Million Acquisition of Flow Commerce Latham & Watkins Advises EnergySolutions in Majority Acquisition by TriArtisan Capital Advisors Latham & Watkins Advises Endeavor in Acquisition by CJ ENM of a Controlling Stake in Endeavor Content

Thought Leadership

Private Equity Market Study, Eighth EditionPrivate M&A Market Study, Eighth EditionSPACs Arrive in Singapore — Singapore Exchange Issues Listing Framework

Webcasts & Podcasts

Podcast – PE Views: How is Growth Equity Connecting PE and VC?Energy Joint Ventures: Trends, Structures, and Key ConsiderationsPodcast – Energy & Infrastructure: What’s Driving the Oil & Gas Evolution in Europe?