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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, Moscow 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 & insights

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News: 20 January 2022

Allen & Overy advises tado on anticipated business combination with GFJ and planned IPO via DE-SPAC

GFJ ESG Acquisition I SE (GFJ), the first German pure play SPAC (special purpose acquisition company) for sustainable technologies, and tado GmbH (tado), a European market leader for intelligent home…

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News: 14 December 2021

A&O advises Apollo on its acquisition of a stake in CPI Property Group

Allen & Overy has advised certain funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, Inc. (Apollo) on its acquisition of a stake in CPI Property Group (CPIPG).

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News: 07 December 2021

Allen & Overy advises Invesco on physically-backed Bitcoin ETN

Allen & Overy is advising Invesco, in connection with the issuance of a physically-backed Bitcoin Exchange Traded Notes (Bitcoin ETN) that are listed for trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange…

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News: 04 November 2021

Allen & Overy advises alstria on public takeover by Brookfield

alstria and Brookfield conclude comprehensive investment agreement Brookfield to launch a voluntary public takeover offer at a price of 19.50 euros per share in cash

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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.