Equity Capital Markets
Numerous investments or group of companies are held through a Luxembourg holding company and Luxembourg is known for hosting major international IPOs. Whether you want to structure your exit through an IPO or raise fresh capital to fund capital expenditure, pay off existing debt, further develop your business, our corporate lawyers can give you all the legal and tax advice you need before, during and after going public.
Assisting you with any equity capital market operations
Our skills extends to all equity capital market operations, including first-time listing and initial public offerings, secondary offerings, private placements, spin-offs, split-offs, minority squeeze out transactions and privatisations.
A synergy of corporate, M&A and capital market experts
Going from private to public means more regulations. Our corporate team works hand-in-hand with our capital market experts to assist you from the restructuring steps necessary to prepare your company to go public, to structuring and implementing proper defence mechanisms against hostile takeover, understanding all the applicable regulatory obligations and transparency requirements, establishing sound corporate governance policies and procedures or undertaking a public M&A transaction.
A Luxembourg team with international reach
Capital market transactions often involve more than one jurisdiction. Our corporate lawyers come from various jurisdictions and are present in all major financial centres.
Frédéric FranckxPartner Attorney at law / Avocat à la Cour
Frédéric Franckx, partner, heads the Corporate / M&A Practice Group in our Luxembourg office. Frédéric focuses mainly on private equity and mergers and acquisitions. He is an active member of our Region Teams US, Canada and Latin America.T: +352 466 230 301 M: +352 691 919 614 E: [email protected]
Thierry LohestPartner Attorney at law / Avocat à la Cour
Thierry Lohest, partner, is a member of the Corporate Practice Group in our Luxembourg office. He focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, capital markets and restructurings for multinationals.T: +352 466 230 216 / +852 3763 9363 M: +32 4 97 50 21 11 E: [email protected]
Guy PalmaersPartner Attorney at law / Avocat à la Cour
Guy Palmaers, partner, is a member of the Corporate Practice Group in our Luxembourg office. He focuses on mergers and acquisitions, cross-border corporate restructurings and general counselling on corporate and securities law matters.T: +32 2 743 43 31 / +352 466 230 446 E: [email protected]
Michael ScottPartner Attorney at law / Solicitor / Avocat à la Cour
Michael Scott, partner, is a member of the Corporate Practice Group in our Luxembourg office and co-heads the Luxembourg Restructuring Team. He focuses on private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions and distressed debt restructurings. He mainly advises US and UK based clients investing through Luxembourg to European or other target jurisdictions.T: +352 466 230 294 M: +352 691 963 026 E: [email protected]