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
Publications: 23 JANUARY 2020
2019 was a challenging year for equity capital markets. Proceeds from IPOs fell by over 25% in the UK, and by more than 30% across Europe. A number of political and economic factors, which contributed to pricing uncertainty and market volatility, undoubtedly led to this reduction in activity.Read more
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Publications: 19 FEBRUARY 2019
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.Read more
Publications: 20 DECEMBER 2018
On 19th of December 2018, the German government adopted amendments to the foreign direct investment screening regime.Read more
Allen & Overy LLP’s ‘very good team’ has broad experience in IPOs, rights offerings, capital increases, stock exchange listings, block trades and equity-linked transactions.
Legal 500 2019, Capital Markets (ECM)
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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.