Stelios G. Saffos

Partner
New York
  • 885 Third Avenue
  • New York, NY 10022-4834
  • USA
Profile Experience

Stelios G. Saffos advises many of the world’s leading private equity sponsors, asset managers, financial institutions, and companies on investments and financings at all levels of the corporate structure, from initial public offerings and traditional loan and bond structures through complex structured equity and mezzanine financings.

Mr. Saffos advises clients on investments and accessing capital through:

  • Initial public offerings
  • Secured and unsecured high-yield debt offerings
  • Direct lending and other private capital transactions
  • Bridge lending and loan commitments
  • Preferred, growth, and control equity investments
  • Debt exchange offers and tender offers
  • Workouts and restructuring transactions
  • Mezzanine financings

He also serves as a strategic advisor to both domestic and foreign companies with respect to their most sensitive and highest-stakes general corporate, finance, and securities matters.

Mr. Saffos provides clients a sophisticated sense of what is at market, drawing on diverse financing experience and well-established relationships with global investment banks, private equity funds, venture capital funds, direct lenders and alternative capital providers, and innovative companies, including high-growth and disruptive entities in the technology, consumer, retail, and healthcare sectors.

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Saffos served as a Judicial Clerk to United States District Judge Joseph H. Rodriguez.

Accolades
  • Up and Coming for Capital Markets: Debt & Equity
    Chambers USA 2020
  • Next Generation Partner for Capital Markets: High Yield
    The Legal 500 US 2020
  • “An emerging force in the New York capital markets space”
    Chambers USA 2020
  • “An increasingly prominent up-and-coming partner”
    The Legal 500 US 2020
  • Recommended for Capital Markets: Debt Offerings
    The Legal 500 US 2019

Mr. Saffos’ representative clients include:

  • Activant Capital
  • AEA Investors
  • Barclays
  • BofA Securities
  • Charlesbank Capital Partners
  • CVC Capital Partners
  • Dyal Capital
  • Fortress Investment Group
  • Golub Capital Partners
  • Guggenheim Partners Investment Management
  • HPS Investment Partners / Highbridge Principal Strategies
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Leonard Green
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Odyssey Investment Partners
  • Partners Group AG
  • The Carlyle Group
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