Equity Capital Markets

Linklaters is a world leader in equity capital markets transactions. For more than two decades, we have been at the forefront of advising on many of the world’s largest and most complex equity capital markets transactions.

Equity Capital Markets

With lawyers in 20 countries led by more than 35 Partners who specialise in equity capital markets, as well as an integrated U.S. capital markets practice in key financial centres in the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe and Asia, we advise on equities transactions around the globe.

Our clients include issuers, sponsors, founders and investments banks who we advise on the full spectrum of ECM transactions, including initial public offerings, private placements, SPACs, direct listings, equity-linked transactions, exchange and tender offers, rights offerings, acquisition financings, secondary and follow-on offerings, global depositary receipt offerings, debt/equity swaps and spin-offs.

We combine deep sector expertise and commercial awareness with the Firm’s market-leading banking, antitrust & foreign investment, corporate/M&A, dispute resolution, employment & incentives, financial regulatory group, environment, social and governance and tax practices to create novel and innovative solutions for the most complex legal issues facing our clients as they seek to raise equity finance.

We regard ECM transactions as a key platform from which to develop long-term relationships with our clients, who are able to benefit from the full range of compliance, regulatory and transactional support we provide to publicly listed companies around the world.  

Linklaters is the only law firm worldwide to rank in Band 1 in Chambers for Equities in the UK, Europe and globally. 

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