Brett Cassidy

Partner
London
  • 99 Bishopsgate
  • London EC2M 3XF
  • United Kingdom
Profile Experience

Brett Cassidy is a corporate partner in Latham & Watkins’ London office where he has practiced law since 2000. Mr. Cassidy was previously in the Los Angeles office and has practiced law with the firm since 1998. He is a member of the firm’s Capital Markets Practice and Leveraged Finance Practice.

Mr. Cassidy advises clients on capital market securities matters and leveraged finance, which to date has included a variety of public and private securities offerings (including Rule 144A offerings), leverage and acquisition financing, bridge financing, restructuring and tender offers, exchange offers, and other liability management transactions, with an emphasis on representing investment banking clients and private equity portfolio companies with respect to high yield debt products. He also advises corporate clients concerning compliance with registration and reporting provisions of the US Securities Act of 1933 and the US Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

Mr.Cassidy’s experience includes advising:

  • Pinewood Studios, a leading UK film and television studio, on multiple offerings totalling over £1 billion 
  • Aermont Capital in connection with the acquisition financing of Keepmoat, a UK housebuilding company, including its £275 million Senior Secured Notes offering
  • The initial purchasers on the €700 million issuance of Senior Secured Notes and Senior Notes of Klockner Pentaplast, a manufacturer of plastic packaging products 
  • The initial purchasers on the US$450 million issuance of Senior Notes and US$510 million Senior Notes of WOM Mobile, a Chilean telecommunications company 
  • The initial purchasers on the €500 million Senior Unsecured Notes, €800 million Senior Secured Notes, and US$500 million Senior Secured Notes of INEOS Quattro, a multinational chemicals company
  • The initial purchasers on the €400 million Senior Secured Notes and €250 million Senior Secured Floating Rate Notes of Bite Group, a Lithuanian telecommunications and media company 
  • The initial purchasers on the €1.1 billion Senior Secured Notes, €500 million Floating Rate Senior Secured Notes, US$1.56 billion Senior Secured Notes, US$445 million Senior Notes, and €650 million Senior Notes of ThyssenKrupp Elevator, a leading international provider of elevator technology
  • Synlab, a European laboratory services company, on its €850 million Senior Secured Notes offering and the initial purchasers on the bond-to-loan exchange with a side-by-side bond refinancing and loan amendment and extension for Synlab, awarded High Yield Deal of the Year at IFLR's Europe Awards 2021
  • Credit Suisse, BNP Paribas, and HSBC as representatives of the initial purchasers on the €600 million Senior Secured Notes offering of INEOS Styrolution, a multinational chemicals company 
  • The initial purchasers as representative of the initial purchasers on multiple offerings of Senior Secured Notes and PIK Toggle Notes of Together Money, a specialist mortgage lender
  • The initial purchasers on the €300 million issuance of Senior Notes of Sazka Group, a national lottery operator
  • Merlin Entertainments, a UK-based leisure company, on its US$400 million Senior Notes offering 
  • Schoeller Allibert, a reusable packaging manufacturer, on its €350 million Senior Secured Notes offering 
  • The initial purchasers on multiple offerings of Senior Secured Notes of Drax Group, a UK-based electrical power generation company 
  • Barclays and J.P. Morgan as representatives of the initial purchasers on multiple offerings of Senior Secured Notes and Senior Notes of INEOS Group, a multinational chemicals company
  • Barclays, Lloyds, and Morgan Stanley on the £350 million First Lien, Secured Notes, and £130 million Second Lien Secured Notes offering of Matalan, a fashion and homeware retailer  
  • The initial purchasers on the Senior Secured Notes, Senior Notes, and Tack-On of Algeco, a business services company specializing in modular space 
  • Credit Suisse, J.P. Morgan, and Barclays on the £225 million Senior Secured Notes of Yell Bondco (Hibu), a directories and internet services company 
  • Credit Suisse and UniCredit on the €450 million Senior Secured Notes of CBR Fashion, a German-based fashion brand company 
  • Morgan Stanley on the €325 million Senior Secured Floating Rate Notes offering of AnaCap Financial Europe S.A., a European financial services private equity firm; this deal was awarded ‘High Yield Deal of the Year 2018’ by IFLR1000
  • J.P. Morgan and HSBC on the £563 million Senior Secured Notes offering in connection with Mumtalakat’s acquisition of McLaren Automotive Limited and McLaren Technology Group Limited 
  • Credit Suisse, Citi, HSBC, and RBS on the £425 million Senior Secured Notes of NewDay, a UK-based consumer credit provider
  • J.P. Morgan and BofA Merrill Lynch on the €500 million Senior PIK Toggle Notes of Play Topco SA, a holding company of Play, the second largest mobile network operator in Poland
  • A syndicate of banks led by Deutsche Bank on the £150 million Second Lien Notes offering of Moto Finance, the largest motorway service area operator in the UK
  • Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank, J.P. Morgan, and Morgan Stanley on the €940 million Senior Secured Floating Rate Notes of Synlab, a European laboratory services company
  • Citigroup, Barclays, and ING Bank on the US$1.2 billion Senior Notes of Global Telecom Holding, mobile communications networks operator
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