Ross Anderson

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

Ross Anderson, Global Vice Chair of Latham & Watkins' Banking Practice, is a partner in the London office. He has experience across a broad range of issues in banking law, with particular emphasis on matters relating to leveraged finance, private equity finance, and cross-border acquisition financing transactions.

Mr. Anderson has represented:

  • The arrangers in relation to the €1.75 billion senior credit facilities, concurrent with an offering of €1.06 billion senior secured notes, for Adevinta ASA’s acquisition of the eBay Classifieds Group form eBay, Inc.
  • J.P. Morgan in relation to the US$5 billion financing for AVEVA’s acquisition of OSIsoft, a leader in real-time industrial operational data software and services
  • BNP Paribas and HSBC in relation to the US$1.1 billion financing for Partners Group acquisition of Rovensa, a Iberian crop-protection company, from Bridgepoint
  • The lenders in relation to the financing for the acquisition of motorway emergency service AA, by a consortium of two private equity houses, Towerbrook Capital and Warburg Pincus
  • The lenders in relation to the revolving credit facility and term loan for the public-to-private acquisition of Amer Sports by Anta Sports and FountainVest
  • Goldman Sachs in relation to the financing for the acquisition of B&B Hotels, a French budget hotel operator
  • The arrangers in relation to the first and second lien financing for the acquisition of AutoStore, a provider of automation technology to warehouse and distribution facilities
  • UniCredit in relation to the term loan and revolving credit facility for Permira's acquisition of Universidad Europea, a group of Portugal-based and Spain-based providers of higher education
  • Goldman Sachs in relation to the term loan and revolving credit facility for Triton Partners' acquisition of Atnahs International Holdings Limited, a specialty pharmaceutical business
  • The lenders in relation to the revolving credit facility for Investindustrial’s public-to-private acquisition of Natra, a Spanish chocolate making company
  • Citibank and Goldman Sachs in relation to the term loans and revolving credit facility for a joint venture created by CVC Capital Partners and Messer Group, of the gas business in North and South America of Linde
  • Citigroup in relation to the refinancing of existing facilities for The Hut Group, a UK-based e-commerce company and brand owner 
  • The lenders in relation to the financing for the public to private acquisition of Cherry AB, a company which offers online gaming
  • Banco Santander in relation to senior credit facilities for Altamira Asset Management Holdings, in connection with the acquisition of an 85% interest in Altamira Asset Management, a company engaged in the recovery of contentious loans and the sale or leasing of foreclosed real estate
  • Credit Suisse First Boston in relation to the revolving credit facility, concurrent with a €210 million floating rate senior secured notes offering, for Hydra Dutch Holdings 2 B.V., the parent company of Eden Springs, a provider of water and coffee services
  • JP Morgan and Goldman Sachs as lead arrangers in connection with the super senior revolving loan facility, senior secured notes, and second lien notes refinancing of all of Perstorp Holdings’ existing senior facilities, part of the mezzanine facilities and general corporate purposes
  • Morgan Stanley, HSBC, Société Générale, Credit Agricole, Deutsche Bank, BNP Paribas, and Natixis as mandated lead arrangers in connection with €1.335 billion senior credit facilities and €375 million high yield notes to finance the acquisition of French engineering group Spie by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, AXA Private Equity, and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
  • Morgan Stanley in connection with the €25 million super senior revolving credit facilities and €260 million senior secured bridge facilities relating to the sale by Numericable of Coditel
  • Goldman Sachs and TPG Capital as the shareholders of the Ontex group in connection with the issuance of €320 million of senior secured notes, €280 million of senior secured floating rate notes, €235 million of senior notes, and €75 million of super senior revolving credit facilities
  • Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse, The Royal Bank of Scotland, RBC Capital Markets, and GE Corporate Finance Bank in connection with the underwriting of £425 million of senior secured notes, £125 million of senior notes, and £70 million of super senior revolving credit facilities to fund the acquisition of the Priory Group by Advent International
  • CVC Capital Partners in connection with bank and bond LBO financing for the acquisition of Sunrise Communications AG
  • Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan as initial purchasers and Lloyds TSB as arranger and lender in connection with £240 million 9.75% senior secured notes issued by, and £30 million revolving credit facility advanced to, DFS Holdings Furniture PLC
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