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Joshua Tinkelman

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Joshua A. Tinkelman is partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins. Mr. Tinkelman is a member of the Corporate Department and the Finance Department and is Co-Chair of the Private Equity Finance Practice Group.  His practice centers around bank financing and capital market transactions, focusing primarily on the representation of borrowers and financial sponsors in debt related transactions, including leveraged buyouts.

United States: Finance

Commercial lending

Within: Commercial lending

Latham & Watkins LLP has an ‘excellent’ team that is ‘top in the international finance arena’ and among a highly selective group with a market-leading presence on the borrower and lender sides. Recent lender-side highlights include advising Goldman Sachs and other lenders on a $4.2bn loan to Vista Equity Partners to finance the acquisition of Solera Holdings. The firm also advised Citigroup and Citibank on a $3.8bn loan to finance CVC Capital Partners and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s acquisition of Petco Animal Supplies. One of the largest deals on the borrower side was for Avago Technologies on the $17.8bn acquisition financing of its takeover of Broadcom. The team boasts a string of leading individuals, including global co-chair Daniel Seale, Michèle Penzer and Andrew Fayé for the lenders, and Jeffrey Chenard and Joshua Tinkelman for the borrowers.

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