Capital Markets: Debt & Equity Lawyers

Capital markets regulation in Europe and internationally is complex, and the level of market monitoring by authorities has significantly intensified in recent times.

Giambrone's capital markets practice covers the full range of capital markets products and incorporates specialists in debt and equity capital markets, derivatives and structured finance, securitisation, corporate trust and agency and high yield.

Co-operating closely with specialists from Giambrone's other practice areas – such as banking and finance, commercial law, competition law, and tax law – we ensure that our clients receive interdisciplinary specialist advice combined with astute commercial insight.

Our team advises a broad range of European and international listed companies, including mid and small-cap companies as well as a majority of the leading European and international banks. Our Banking Team offers advice on a full range of capital markets debt products including:

  • Takeover bids
  • Listing rules and company compliance
  • IPOs and stock or bond issues
  • Corporate governance and regulatory matters
  • Buy-back programmes and other capital adjustments
  • International capital markets
  • “Vanilla” or convertible unsecured loan stock
  • Debenture stocks on fixed and/or floating security
  • Bearer bonds and notes

We have advised on a few of the major capital markets transactions in Italy in recent years, and have close relations with the authorities and other key players in the Italian and Spanish markets. In addition, a number of our lawyers play leading roles in our cross-practice Islamic Finance group.

Our experienced capital markets lawyers cover all the main business sectors including social housing, commercial property, financial advisory services and projects/PFI vehicles. We also deal with private placements and unlisted issues. Our legal expertise covers international and domestic offerings, corporate governance and compliance and covers the full range of equity and equity-related transactions, including IPOs, secondary offerings, block trades, rights issues and convertible and exchangeable bonds. 

Giambrone’s global equity capital markets team also draws as required on the expertise of the firm’s market-leading banking, commercial, competition, corporate, employment, environment and tax specialists. 

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