Equity Capital Markets

We can advise you on all kinds of equity capital markets transactions. A recognized Nordic leader in the field with a practical and business-oriented approach, we facilitate the smooth implementation of transactions.

As our client, you will benefit from our team’s extensive experience, acquired from successfully structuring and carrying out a wide range of complex equity capital markets transactions, including the provision of strategic advice on deal structuring and implementation. Our long-standing, solid relationships with corporate clients and private equity sponsors and our strong network among investment banks place our practice at the forefront of recent developments in equity capital markets.

Our clients include issuers, underwriters, subscribers, private equity sponsors and other stakeholders.

One of the best teams I have worked with. The top-class lawyers are able to deal with complex issues and deliver on time despite tight schedules. The team has a first-class capacity for international work.

Chambers Europe, Capital Markets

Roschier also works closely with a number of law firms across Europe, the US and other jurisdictions to give clients seamless cross-border service in equity capital markets and other transactions. We have also developed extensive experience in applying joint working procedures and in efficiently coordinating and leading cross-border transactions.

  • Initial public offerings
  • Rights offerings
  • Private placements, directed issues of shares and other equity-related instruments such as convertible bonds and warrants
  • Underwritings
  • Accelerated book buildings
  • Share buybacks and redemptions
  • Spin-offs
  • Public recapitalizations
  • Share and share-related incentive schemes
  • Stock market regulations, such as disclosure regimes
  • Market abuse regimes
  • Capital structure optimization
  • Restructurings

Roschier’s Equity Capital Markets practice is top-ranked by leading  international independent legal directories, including Chambers Europe, The Legal 500, IFLR1000 and Who’s Who Legal. The firm has also won several prestigious awards, including the following most recent awards:

  • Chambers Europe Awards: the Law Firm of the Year for Finland in 2021;
  • Regi: Law Firm of the Year for Sweden in 2020;
  • International Financial Law Review – European Awards: the Law Firm of the Year in 2020; and
  • Who’s Who Legal Awards: the Law Firm of the Year for Finland in 2020.

This is what clients say about us:

“The lawyers have the ability to understand complex cases, are easy to reach, present extremely high-quality work and are very pleasant to work with.” 
– Chambers Europe 2021, Capital Markets

“Very strong and efficient execution and insightful advice.”
– Chambers Europe 2021, Capital Markets

“Roschier is very experienced in international transactions, and is able to work well together with London firms.” 
– The Legal 500 2021, Capital Markets

“Proactiveness, ability to focus on the most important/relevant things, timeliness, commercial knowledge.”
– The Legal 500 2021, Capital Markets

“The firm give clear advice and get things done.” 
– IFLR1000 2021 (30th edition), Capital Markets: Equity

“Top notch experience and expertise on legal aspects of equity capital markets, also as the banks’ counsel. They are responsive and to the point and also understand the numbers.” 
– IFLR1000 2021 (30th edition), Capital Markets: Equity

“A lot of experience in the capital markets field. Very responsive with good technical skills.” 
– The Legal 500 2021, Capital Markets

“Best team in the market due to knowledge, experience and problem-solving capabilities. Always quick turnarounds and very service minded.” 
– The Legal 500 2021, Capital Markets

“Friendly, competent, business minded, problem-solving and alert.” 
– The Legal 500 2021, Capital Markets

“Constant availability and solution oriented in its true meaning. The team actually provides advice, not assistance and dares to have a view.”
– The Legal 500 2021, Capital Markets

“One of the best teams I have worked with. The top-class lawyers are able to deal with complex issues and deliver on time despite tight schedules. The team has a first-class capacity for international work.”
– Chambers Europe 2020, Capital Markets

“They have very skilful and service-oriented lawyers who are easy to work with and always available when needed.”
– Chambers Europe 2020, Capital Markets

“Flexible, fast and knowledgeable!”
– The Legal 500 2020, Capital Markets

“Great, results-oriented people.”
– The Legal 500 2020, Capital Markets

“Quick response times and good commercial understanding.”
– The Legal 500 2020, Capital Markets

“They have very skillful and service-oriented lawyers. They are easy to work with and always available when needed. Their international grasp is strong due to their good foreign connections.”
– IFLR1000 2020, Capital Markets: Equity

“Very strong capital markets team, well-staffed, timely delivery, and easy to work with.” 
– IFLR1000 2019, Capital markets

“Innovative, quick, and solution-oriented team, which is well versed in the full gamut of capital markets work.” 
– The Legal 500 2019, Capital Markets

“Great work; the team dealt especially well with very challenging deadlines.” 
– Chambers Europe 2019, Capital Markets

“The team is lauded for its ability to provide excellent solutions.” 
– Chambers Europe 2019, Capital Markets

“Very commercial practitioners who always give relevant, clear advice. Very nice to work with; you feel like you are in safe hands.” 
– Chambers Europe 2019, Capital Markets

“A business-oriented and solution-focused team.” 
– Chambers Europe 2019, Capital Markets