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Capital Markets

Allen & Overy is at the heart of the world's banking and financial markets.

Operating from all of the world’s key financial centres, our global Capital Markets practice is a true global leader. With more than 30 lawyers, Allen & Overy’s German Capital Markets practice is a vital component of our global Capital Markets practice in one of the world’s most important economies.

Our German Capital Markets practice covers the full range of capital markets products with specialists in equity and debt capital markets, high yield bonds, covered bonds, OTC derivatives and central counterparty clearing, structured products, securitisation and trustee advice. We are one of very few practices in Germany that provide fully integrated German, English and U.S. law advice.

We advise global banks and other financial institutions, corporate entities, insurance companies, asset managers, exchanges, central depositories, clearing houses as well as sovereigns and public sector entities on all aspects of capital markets laws.

News & insights

coronavirus

Publications: 16 MARCH 2020

Coronavirus - what is the current situation in Germany?

In order to contain the Coronavirus the German federal states as well as the German government have put strict measures into place. Schools and kindergartens have been closed as well as borders to most neighbouring states for private travel. In order to mitigate the economic consequences, the German government announced a comprehensive package of measures.

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News: 12 FEBRUARY 2020

Allen & Overy advises Oesterreichische Kontrollbank on its $1.5bn bond offering

Allen & Overy advised Oesterreichische Kontrollbank on legal aspects of its public offering of $1.5 billion of 1.500% Guaranteed Global Notes due 2025. The bonds are guaranteed by the Republic of Austria and will be listed on the regulated market of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange.

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Capital markets

Publications: 17 SEPTEMBER 2019

German regulator BaFin publishes guidance note on scrutiny of prospectuses for comprehensibility under PDIII

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Publications: 19 FEBRUARY 2019

How should Europe’s non-bank lending market be regulated?

​Non-bank lending in the European Union is becoming an ever more significant source of financing for business. In light of its increasing importance to Europe’s economy, policymakers are re-evaluating their approach to this market and considering whether the existing regulatory framework remains appropriate.

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Our Capital Markets practice in Germany

Combining deep market and product knowledge, root experience, the highest technical and transaction management skills and innovative solutions, our Capital Markets practice delivers all that our clients expect from a truly leading global capital markets practice.