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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

Publications: 11 MAY 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: DAI proposes comprehensive measures to facilitate capital increases in order to overcome the corona crisis

Deutsches Aktieninstitut e.V. (DAI), an association representing German listed companies, recently published a position paper setting out proposals for comprehensive measures to facilitate capital…

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Publications: 07 MAY 2020

German Federal Constitutional Court ./. ECB and ECJ

German court rulings rarely find their way into international newspapers – but this one is different: In times of "corona bond"-discussions and further increased bond acquisition programmes of the…

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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…

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Capital markets

Publications: 17 SEPTEMBER 2019

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

Overview and context BaFin has published a guidance note on 10 September 2019 setting out criteria it intends to apply when scrutinising prospectuses for compliance with the requirements of…

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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.