You are here

Capital Markets

Navigating the global capital markets

Share

Major economic impacts, political events and technological developments are reshaping the global capital markets. International securities offerings and listings are complex and require innovative solutions in increasingly competitive markets for capital.

We provide the world's leading companies, institutional and strategic shareholders and investment banks with advice on transactions and policy, empowering them with confidence to manage capital and mitigate risk.

As our practice is balanced between issuer and underwriter mandates, our clients receive commercial, insightful advice from capital markets specialists with technical expertise and a complete understanding of both sides of transactions. Our lawyers advise on the full range of equity, equity-linked and debt capital markets transactions across jurisdictions globally. Working together with experts in competition, disputes, employment, finance, real estate and tax, they identify and solve all challenges that arise.

Transaction types include initial public offerings (IPOs), secondary fundraisings including rights issues, placings and open offers, investment grade bonds and Euro medium-term note (EMTN) programmes, regulatory capital, liability management, exchangeable and convertible bonds, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)-registered offerings, high-yield bonds, Sukuk, sovereign and quasi-sovereign issues and structured securitisations (see securitisation and structured finance) stand collateral debt obligations (CDOs).

Our full service offering encompasses a wide range of products and sectors including banks, energy, infrastructure and transport, mining, pharmaceuticals and healthcare, real estate and technology, media and communications.

Diverse knowledge and in-depth expertise

Insights and updates

25th February 2022
In 2021, ASIC and ASX have continued their focus on disclosure and conduct issues, while...
28th February 2022
Pre–IPO capital raisings continue to be popular with early stage, pre–profit tech businesses looking for...

Related news and deals

10 August 2022

Herbert Smith Freehills advises sponsors on Linmon Media's Hong Kong IPO 史密夫斐尔律师事务所作为联席保荐人律师为柠萌影视香港上市提供法律服务

08 July 2022

Herbert Smith Freehills advises sole sponsor on Rainmed Medical Limited's Hong Kong IPO 史密夫斐尔律师事务所作为独家保荐人律师为润迈德医疗香港上市提供法律服务

06 July 2022

Herbert Smith Freehills Kewei advises Sanofi on US$15 million cornerstone investment in ClouDr 科伟史密夫斐尔联营办公室为赛诺菲完成1500万美元基石投资提供法律服务

10 June 2022

Herbert Smith Freehills berät Deutsche Bank und JP Morgan bei Kapitalerhöhung der HOCHTIEF AG um 10 Prozent