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Equity Capital Markets

Our Equity Capital Markets team in Germany has advised investment banks and corporate clients on some of the most complex securities offerings in Germany and Europe.

Our German, U.S. and local law expertise is truly integrated and we provide our clients with constructive, commercial and pragmatic advice, particularly when tackling unexpected issues. Our involvement in numerous high profile deals and experience in transaction management guarantees a smooth and efficient transaction process.

Our German Equity Capital Markets team is supported by a first-class international equity team that includes U.S. law specialists based in Frankfurt and elsewhere. It is consistently ranked in first-tier positions for equity and debt capital markets by legal directories such as Chambers Global and Legal 500. We work closely with other practice areas and our offices in leading financial centres, including London, New York, Luxembourg and Shanghai. Our international network spans all 40 offices and enables you to benefit from integrated and comprehensive advice in all aspects of capital markets law.

The team's transaction experience includes rights issues, issues of convertible and exchangeable bonds, issues of high-yield bonds, initial public offerings, equity offerings without pre-emptive rights, dual listings, bonds with warrants, other equity capital markets transactions (e.g. de-listings) and ongoing capital markets advice for issuers and their board members.

News and insights

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News: 02 February 2023

Allen & Overy advises syndicate banks on placement of EUR 1bn convertible bonds issued by Rheinmetall AG

Allen & Overy has advised a syndicate of banks on the successful placement of EUR 1 billion convertible bonds issued by Rheinmetall AG (Rheinmetall).

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News: 01 February 2023

Allen & Overy strengthens its practice in asset management and alternative investments with fund specialist Dorothee Atwell

Allen & Overy is expanding its practice in asset management and alternative investments as part of its growth plan for Germany with the hire of the recognised fund specialist Dorothee Atwell who will…

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Publications: 25 January 2023

New reporting standards under EMIR: 203 reporting fields, one deadline, huge sanctions

In-scope entities have to follow new EMIR1 reporting requirements by April 2024 or face hefty sanctions. ESMA2 has published the guidelines, validation rules and reporting instructions with which you…

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News: 20 January 2023

Allen & Overy advises OeKB on USD1bn notes issue

Allen & Overy advised Oesterreichische Kontrollbank on legal aspects of its issue of USD1.0 billion 4.125% guaranteed global notes due 2026. The notes are guaranteed by the Republic of Austria and…

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Our Equity Capital Markets team in Germany

Our Equity Capital Markets team in Germany provides you with access to excellent, experienced lawyers with a track record of advising our clients on some of the most complex securities offerings in Germany and all over Europe.