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David Boles

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David Boles is a partner in the London office of Latham & Watkins and practices in the Corporate Department, advising clients in the areas of international capital markets and securities regulation. He represents investment banks, issuers and investors in connection with public and private offerings of debt and equity securities, including US registered offerings. 

Prior to joining Latham in November 2006, Mr. Boles was an associate at a major international law firm, where he worked in the Frankfurt, Hong Kong and London offices. Following graduation from law school, Mr. Boles was a German Chancellor Scholar, sponsored by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

London: Corporate and commercial

Equity capital markets – mid-large cap

Within: Leading individuals

David Boles - Latham & Watkins

Within: Equity capital markets – mid-large cap

Complemented by a prolific tech practice and transatlantic and pan-European expertise, Latham & Watkins is consistently involved in some of the largest listings in London and throughout the European markets. 'Well-staffed and very collaborative', the London team was involved in the largest tech IPO on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) in 2018, and also handled 2018's largest European IPO in conjunction with the firm's Frankfurt office. The English law ECM practice is led by James Inness, who sits in the wider corporate group alongside the London private equity team – another important source of work for the capital markets group. Spearheaded by David Boles and Olof Clausson, the US securities group on the other hand sits alongside and shares a pool of associates with the high-yield team. Clausson has a particularly strong reputation in the Nordic markets and has developed expertise in the fintech and digital payments sectors.

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