Equity Capital Markets

Equity financing is the process of raising capital through the sale of shares. We combine our market insight and intelligence with corporate finance knowledge to develop capital raising solutions for our clients.

Share issues, offering and private placements can be a time consuming exercise and careful planning is required to ensure that the key milestones are achieved. We help private companies to originate, structure and execute equity and equity-linked financings.

Expertise

Equity Capital Markets

We are exceptionally well-versed in growth company capital formation, including with respect to the new avenues of raising capital. We provide advice to corporates and family-owned companies on:

  • raising capital from long-term investors, for mostly unlisted minority and majority transactions.
  • founders on complex strategic minority investments in existing firms and control sale transactions.
  • Advice to corporates and family-owned companies on raising capital from long-term investors, for mostly unlisted minority and majority transactions.

We offer the following capabilities to our clients:

  • Growth capital
  • Acquisition capital
  • Structured finance funds
  • Shareholder liquidity
  • Bridge financing
  • Venture capital
  • Transaction advisory

When it comes to raising equity finance, a solid foundation is the key to success. Having executed securities offerings both large and small, we know how to structure even the unheard transactions with relative simplicity.

Our international equity capital markets practice has extensive experience of advising on secondary fund raisings and other equity capital markets transactions across Europe and the Middle East.

Using a thorough project management approach to reduce costs and timescales, the equity capital markets legal team do everything we can to ensure that transactions run as smoothly as possible, working to minimise the demands on their time and any disruption to their businesses.

ur solutions are never one-size-fits-all. We dig into the nuances of each deal, leveraging our experience to create deal-appropriate structures tailored to the specific needs of our clients.

For private companies, our attorneys have industry-specific models that can be tailored to the needs of each client, streamlining the capital-raising process, improving speed-to-market execution, and reducing transaction costs.

The law firm is experienced in drafting all types of definitive documents to support the most appropriate structure for a transaction. We recognize that each transaction is unique and is a key component of our clients’ continued success and growth. Therefore, our attorneys take the time to counsel clients as to the benefits and risks of various approaches and provide accurate, concise documentation to memorialize the decision-making process for future business growth reference.

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Fareya Azfar

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