Milbank adds to London securities team

Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy has announced the arrival of Weil Gotshal & Manges partner Peter Schwartz as a partner in its global securities group in London.

Schwartz represents underwriters and issuers in securities offerings, ­particularly high-yield bond offerings, and also has experience in equity capital markets transactions.

Milbank’s global securities group chief Marcelo Mottesi said: “Peter is widely recognised as a leading securities lawyer in the London market. His arrival at Milbank will significantly enhance our global capabilities.”