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Equity Capital Markets

We have longstanding experience of advising on complex capital raisings.

Clients looking to raise capital in the financial market turn to us to provide sophisticated structuring solutions. Our experience and knowledge means we are able to offer insightful and tailored legal advice coupled with efficient project management.

Our advice covers the full range of equity financing structures including initial public offerings, rights issues, secondary offerings, equity bridge financing, private placements and reverse takeovers. The majority of our transactions are cross-border in nature and require a co-ordinated approach across two or more of our offices.

Deeply embedded within our ECM practice, is a fully integrated U.S. offering. Our U.S. corporate finance lawyers advise on all aspects of U.S. securities law including SEC-registered offerings, Rule 144A and Regulation S offerings, American and Global Depositary receipts offerings, high-yield offerings, convertible bonds and equity warrants.

News & insights

Publications: 06 DECEMBER 2019

Warsaw podcast - GDPR in M&A transactions - episode two

Justyna Ostrowska, senior associate in Allen & Overy Warsaw, advises clients on new technologies law as well as intellectual property rights and data protection.  In her podcast, she discusses the various stages of a M&A transaction in the light of the GDPR. This recording is devoted to the processing of employee data at the stage of sale transaction and data room preparation. We invite you to the second part of the podcast series dedicated to the employee data in M&A transactions.

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News: 04 OCTOBER 2019

RTPR Allen & Overy advised WOOD and Raiffeisen on Purcari’s ABB

RTPR Allen & Overy has advised WOOD & Company Financial Services, a.s., Raiffeisen Bank S.A. and Raiffeisen Centrobank AG in relation to the private placement of a ca. 22.7% shareholding stake held by Lorimer Ventures Limited (a wholly owned subsidiary of Emerging Europe Growth Fund II, L.P., managed by Horizon Capital) in Purcari Wineries Public Company Limited.

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IPO

News: 18 SEPTEMBER 2019

Allen & Overy advises the underwriters on congatec’s planned IPO

Allen & Overy advises COMMERZBANK Aktiengesellschaft and Bryan Garnier & Co Ltd. as Joint Global Coordinators and Joint Bookrunners in connection with the contemplated initial public offering of congatec Holding AG. The company intends to conduct the IPO on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Prime Standard), subject to capital market conditions.

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Publications: 28 DECEMBER 2018

SGX Consults on Voluntary Delistings, the Listings Review Process and Responsibilities of Issue Managers

The SGX is proposing various amendments to the voluntary delisting regime. In a separate consultation, it is also proposing removing the power of the Listings Advisory Committee to look into applications not referred to it. That consultation also proposes requiring issue managers to be independent from the listing applicant.

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Recognition

Growth Capital: the path to achieving scale

Allen & Overy is an engaged and active player in the growth company ecosystem. Our depth of experience in acting for scaling companies and their investors enables us to get to the heart of what is important for each business and its backers when providing growth capital.