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Jocelyn Seitzman

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Jocelyn Seitzman is a partner in Latham & Watkins' London office, focusing on capital markets transactions, LBO financings and securities regulation. She has represented investment banking firms, private equity firms and companies in public and private equity and debt offerings with a particular emphasis on acquisition financing. 

Ms. Seitzman has represented a broad range of clients including BC Partners, CVC Capital Partners, Hellman & Friedman and 3i and investment banks such as Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank and Citi.  She has practised law at Latham since 1996 and has practised law in the London office since 1998.

London: Finance

High yield

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Jocelyn Seitzman - Latham & Watkins

Within: High yield

Latham & Watkins¬†attracts praise for its 'depth of experience and strong ability to run complex transactions;¬†if Latham is on a deal - regardless of which side it is acting on - it will get done well'. Across its European offices, the firm handled 90 high yield deals in 2017, with a combined value of more than $70bn. Its eight-partner team is the largest in London and is involved in some of the most complex deals in the market. A good example is Wind Tre's cross-border refinancing, which included the issuance of ‚ā¨7.3bn in senior secured notes. Practice head¬†Brett Cassidy, who¬†is 'probably the most technically capable lawyer in the high yield market', acted for¬†banks including Bank of America Merrill Lynch and HSBC on that deal.¬†Jennifer Engelhardt¬†is 'one of the most well-respected lawyers in high yield - she has encyclopaedic market knowledge, coupled with a collaborative approach that makes you want her on your side'. She acted for Aker BP in a $400m notes offering. The firm's deep bench of talent includes managing partner¬†Richard Trobman;¬†¬†Jocelyn Seitzman, who handled an ¬£855m deal for¬†Madison Dearborn Partners;¬†Francesco Lione, whose clients include Goldman Sachs;¬†Tracy Edmonson, who handled a deal for Wagamama Finance; and¬†Scott Colwell, who represented lead managers in a ‚ā¨5.3bn financing for Bain Capital and Cinven.¬†Jeffrey Lawlis,¬†who works in London and Milan, 'sees some of the most complicated deals in the market and is always able to find a solution'.

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