Rizwan Latif

Associate, London



Rizwan Latif is an associate in the Firm's Banking Group in London. Rizwan has experience advising alternative capital providers, major financial institutions, private equity sponsors and corporates on cross-border financings across a range of capital structures, with a particular focus on acquisition and leveraged finance transactions.

Rizwan joined the firm as a trainee in 2015 and spent six months on secondment to the Firm's Tokyo office. Additionally, Rizwan was recently seconded to a leading credit-oriented alternative asset manager for nine months.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
BPP Law School
University of Cambridge
LLB (Hons)
University of London


Advised the arrangers in connection with Advent's €1.2 billion (equivalent) debt financing (including a senior term facility, revolving credit facility and second lien facility) for the acquisition of Zentiva, Sanofi's European generic pharmaceuticals business. 

Advised the arrangers in connection with Leonard Green's £420 million debt financing (including a bridge to bond facility and super senior revolving credit facility) for the acquisition of PureGym.

Advised the unitranche lender in connection with the €625 million (equivalent) debt financing for the merger of Investindustrial-owned Polynt and Black Diamond-owned Reichhold.

Advised BlueBay Asset Management LLP and Joh. Berenberg, Gossler & Co. KG in connection with Castik's debt financing (including a unitranche facility, super senior term facility and revolving credit facility) for the acquisition of two IP warehousing businesses (IPAN and Delegate).