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Latham & Watkins LLP
1271 Avenue of the Americas
NY 10020
United States
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Stelios G. Saffos is a partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins. Mr. Saffos is a member of the Corporate Department and the Capital Markets and Private Equity Finance Practices.

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United States > Finance > Capital markets: high-yield debt offerings

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Stelios SaffosLatham & Watkins LLP

Latham & Watkins LLP is the leading firm across issuer and underwriter engagements in the high-yield debt field. It holds a major market share on both sides, advising on more than 168 high-yield debt deals with a total value of $118bn during the period of research. The firm’s global standing and extensive geographic presence brings it a wealth of engagements from non-US issuers along with domestic issuers; many of its US offices are involved in capital markets transactions, including New York, Washington DC, Chicago, Houston and Silicon Valley. On the underwriter side, the firm routinely represents bulge-bracket investment banks such as BofA Securities, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Securities and Morgan Stanley. Amongst its steady diet of deals, it is frequently involved in M&A and buyout-driven transactions, along with debt restructurings. New York managing partner Marc Jaffe and global head of capital markets Ian Schuman are highly rated capital markets practitioners with extensive experience in high-yield debt. Keith Halverstam  is vice-chair of the capital markets practice and has a major focus on high-yield, as does Senet Bischoff Stelios Saffos  has become a big name in the market and Washington DC’s Rachel Sheridan is a pivotal figure in Washington DC. All named individuals are based in New York, unless stated otherwise.