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Latham & Watkins LLP
885 THIRD AVENUE
NEW YORK, NY 10022-4834
United States
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Position

Graeme Smyth is a partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins. Mr. Smyth is a member of the firm’s Finance Department and of the Structured Finance & Securitization and Aircraft Finance Practices.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Finance > Structured finance: securitization

Latham & Watkins LLP has strengths in manager-side CLOs and ABS, where it is active across a range of asset classes and has recently expanded into rail car, container and solar asset securitization. Further, practice head Kevin Fingeret and Loren Finegold acted for Guggenheim Securities, as initial purchaser, in the first-ever data center securitization. Additionally, Fingeret and Graeme Smyth advised Vivint Solar on its $466m private placement of notes backed by a pool of residential solar generation contracts, which marked one of the largest solar securitizations to date. The CLO practice includes key figures Vicki MarmorsteinDominic Yoong and Douglas Burnaford. Clifford Capital, Black Diamond Capital Management, Ares Management and AXA Investment Managers are among the CLO team’s key clients. Also recommended is Chicago-based Ellen Marks, who has experience in a range of structured finance transactions and also advises on swaps and securitization regulation.