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Latham & Watkins Advises on Italmatch Chemicals’ €690 Million Bond Offering

February 7, 2023
Cross-border team represents leading manufacturer of specialty chemicals on significant notes issuance.

Latham & Watkins has advised Italmatch Chemicals S.p.A. – a portfolio company of Bain Capital and leader in the manufacturing of specialty chemicals – on its issuance of senior secured fixed and floating rate notes due February 2028, for an aggregate principal amount of €690 million. The notes have been listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange and admitted to trading on the Euro MTF market thereof. In connection with the issuance, Italmatch’s existing noteholders were offered the option to exchange their outstanding senior secured notes for newly issued notes on a cashless basis, which settled at closing of the bond offering.

The cross-border Latham team was led by Milan partner Jeff Lawlis, with associates Giorgio Ignazzi, Michele Vangelisti, Loran Radovicka, and Riccardo Perris on US law matters, and by Milan partners Marcello Bragliani and Alessia De Coppi, with associate Nicola Nocerino on Italian finance matters. Advice was also provided on UK finance matters by London partner Joseph Kimberling, with associates Lucy Jenkins and Zahra Haji; on US tax matters by New York partner Jocelyn Noll, with associate Lauren Bewley; on US finance matters by New York partner Scott Ollivierre, with associates Michael Wright and Ben Bussmann; on regulatory matters by Milan counsel Cesare Milani, with associate Edoardo Cassinelli, and with support on EU and US regulatory matters by London partner Paul Davies, with Los Angeles counsel Aron Potash, London counsel Michael Green, Los Angeles associate Jen Garlock, and London associate James Bee; and on general Italian capital markets matters by Milan partner Antonio Coletti, with associate Guido Bartolomei.