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Latham & Watkins LLP

Andrew A. Faye

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Latham & Watkins LLP

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Andrew A. Fayé is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins and is a member of the Finance Department and the Banking Practice. Mr. Fayé has also worked in Latham & Watkins' London office.

Mr. Fayé specializes in lender side leveraged finance, acquisition finance, asset-base lending and complex cross-border secured transactions. In his national practice, Mr. Fayé represents a wide range of commercial, investment banks and non-traditional lenders, centered in New York and California. He has acted as arranger’s counsel on numerous middle-market and large cap syndicated credits for non-investment grade companies.


Finance Partner


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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