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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.
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 debt financing for the merger of Investindustrial-owned Polynt and Black Diamond-owned Reichhold (the largest European unitranche financing).
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).