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Latham & Watkins LLP

Rafal Gawlowski

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Rafal Gawlowski is the Deputy Office Managing Partner of the New York office of Latham & Watkins. Mr. Gawlowski serves as the global Co-chair of the Financial Institutions Industry Group, and a member of the firm's Corporate Department and of the Capital Markets, Derivatives and Structured Finance & Securitization practices. Those transactions most prominently include derivatives products relating to equity-linked capital markets transactions (call spread overlays), structured repurchase transactions (accelerated forward and forward issuer repurchases), issuer forward issuance transactions, various monetization and hedging transactions, derivative financing transactions, among others.


Corporate Partner


United States: Finance

Structured finance: derivatives and structured products

Within: Structured finance: derivatives and structured products

Latham & Watkins LLP’s team is is highly regarded in the equity-linked derivatives market and regularly acts as issuer and underwriter counsel in convertible bond offerings. Following Regency Centers Corporation’s acquisition of Equity One, Rafal Gawlowski and Melissa Alwang advised Citigroup on an amendment and restatement of a margin term loan facility, which originally included shares in the target company. Courtenay Myers Lima acted for Bank of America on the sale by its subsidiary of various fixed income indices to Intercontinental Exchange (ICE). The team works in conjunction with Witold Balaban’s capital markets and financial institutions departments, and also has expertise in securities regulation and fintech. In 2016, counsel Catherine Lee joined the firm from JP Morgan, where she was an executive director and assistant general counsel.

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