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Capital Markets

Blockchain reaction: nine months on

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Our capital markets team is an integrated group of lawyers focused on debt, equity, hybrid and derivatives work.

We are active in each of the key areas of capital markets:

  • structuring securities for issue in domestic and international markets;
  • capital management activities such as buy backs, capital reductions and share sale facilities;
  • corporate governance;
  • trading systems for capital markets instruments; and
  • regulating the conduct of capital markets players.

We lead in a number of areas including:

  • advising issuers and lead managers in large public offerings and placements;
  • establishing funds;
  • listing warrants; and
  • hybrids and structured securities.

Experience you can count on

Our expert knowledge of the capital markets helps us create novel solutions, whether through new financial instruments or creative use of existing products. Many of our team have trained and worked in the US, UK or in Asia and consequently has an extensive knowledge of international law and market practice..