Sandipan De

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

Sandipan De (Sandi) is an associate in the Finance Department of Latham & Watkins’ London office.

Mr. De advises clients on general debt financing and leveraged acquisition finance, acting for both sponsors and financial institutions. Prior to joining Latham, he completed his training contract with a Magic Circle firm where he gained experience in banking, debt capital markets, M&A, and dispute resolution, advising corporates, financial institutions, and governments.

Mr.De’s experience includes advising:

  • Permira on the financing aspects for its acquisition of Golden Goose SpA, an apparel and footwear apparel company
  • Astorg Partners on the financing aspects for its acquisition of Anaqua, a provider of intellectual property management software and maintenance services
  • A sponsor-backed portfolio company on the establishment of its infrastructure platform financing and various facilities and private placement notes
  • Nationwide Platforms Limited on an asset-backed loan
  • The AHC on the restructuring of Johnston Press PLC
  • Refresco, a PAI-Partners backed company that is the world’s largest independent bottler of beverages for retailers and A-brand, for an add-on facility
  • Intrum AB (Publ) on a super senior revolving credit facility
  • The mandated lead arrangers on the term loan and revolving credit facility in connection with Invest Industrial’s acquisition of HTL Strefa, a medical device company
  • The mandated lead arrangers on the term loan and revolving credit facility in connection with CVC’s acquisition of April SA, an international insurance services group, to refinance existing debt
  • The mandated lead arrangers on a super senior revolving credit facility for Haya Real Estate
  • The mandated lead arrangers on a super senior revolving credit facility for the Hibu Group, publisher of Yellow Pages and provider of digital directories
  • The lender on a bilateral facility for the Bakkavor Group, a UK-based distributor of prepared food and fresh produce products primarily for supermarkets
  • A credit fund on its senior and PIK financing for a UK-based insurance group
  • A group of international banks and long-term institutional investors for the refinancing of the German renewable energy and district heating company GETEC
  • The mandated lead arrangers and bookrunners in connection with the refinancing of a €770 million senior facilities agreement to Altamira Asset Management
  • On the financing elements of various bids acting for both sponsors and lenders
  • Various portfolio companies of sponsor clients on an ongoing basis
  • On the banking elements of various bond deals
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