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.
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Noticias e Insights
News: 30 APRIL 2021
Allen & Overy has picked up a total of 11 awards at the 2021 International Financial Law Review (IFLR) Europe Awards 2021, including the prestigious prize for International Law Firm of the Year.Leer más
Article: 16 OCTOBER 2020
After a soft start to the year in EMEA, we saw a large number of accelerated equity capital market raises, particularly from UK listed companies, and which over the summer transitioned into a number…Leer más
Publications: 19 MAY 2021
Allen & Overy ha publicado, en colaboración con Georgeson, un guía práctica bajo el título “Planificación estratégica de las Ofertas públicas de adquisición (OPAs)”, que proporciona una orientación…Leer más
Publications: 20 MARCH 2020
El pasado 14 de marzo de 2020 entró en vigor el Real Decreto 463/2020, de 14 de marzo, de medidas para la gestión de la situación de crisis sanitaria ocasionada por el COVID-19 por el que se declaró…Leer más
A&O’s ECM practice is strong, with a lot of deep experience across the board. Their experience of IPOs certainly differentiates them from other big firms.
Legal 500 UK 2020 (Equity Capital Markets)
They are absolute experts in what they do. It’s a quality practice with an excellent cohort of partners.
Chambers UK 2021 (Capital Markets)
It is one of the most important international law firms in Europe, with impressive knowledge on all capital markets transactions. Its most relevant strengths would be its knowledge of the latest developments and its pragmatism about the available business solutions, together with excellent co-ordination between all its offices and teams.
Chambers Europe 2019 (Equity Capital Markets)
One of the go-to firms. Large and experienced team. Innovative thinking and passion.
Legal 500 UK 2021 (Equity Capital Markets)
They have obviously got the international reach and work well with other advisers on transactions; whether an IPO or other deals, everyone is pedalling in the same direction.
Chambers Global 2021 (Equity Capital Markets)
- Equity Deal of the Year (JDE Peet's IPO), IFLR Europe Awards 2021