Capital Markets

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Flexible, innovative capacity to spearhead niche transactions

We partner with our clients on their complex matters, marrying our expertise with transaction management skills, out-of-the-box thinking, and an adept gambit of innovative solutions. Our high deal flow ensures that our Capital Markets team is always aware of both regulators' perspectives and of current market practice.

Our two dedicated teams:

  • Equity Capital Markets - the largest pure-play equity capital markets team in the Netherlands, and
  • Debt Capital Markets - located in both London and Amsterdam.

maintain a worldwide network of leading law firms, and regularly work with them in fixed teams, and offer our clients first-class, cross-border services.

Recent Matters

30 March 2022

BE Semiconductor Industries EUR 175m convertible bond

BE Semiconductors Industries successfully offered a EUR 175 million convertible bond with a coupon of 1.875% interest due in 2029. The transaction has been one of very few equity or equity linked offerings in Europe since the outbreak of the war in Ukraine. In order to capitalize on momentum, the deal was done in a couple of days from beginning to launch, record pace for a transaction like this. De Brauw advised the Trustee.
22 March 2022

US Listing of Japanese cryptocurrency exchange provider Coincheck with USD 1.25 BN SPAC deal

De Brauw is advising Coincheck, Inc., a leading Japanese company in the Japanese crypto exchange industry, on its business combination with Thunder Bridge Capital Partners IV, Inc. (NASDAQ: THCP), a special purpose acquisition company. Following the combination, the combined company will be a Dutch N.V. listed on NASDAQ with an anticipated initial enterprise value of USD 1,25 billion. The transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2022, subject to customary approvals and conditions, and to Thunder Bridge's shareholders' vote.
14 March 2022 acquires consumer AI technology company Building Blocks

De Brauw advised, a global leader in cloud software for conversational commerce, in the acquisition of consumer AI technology company Building Blocks. Building Blocks combines data science software with data science services empowering its customers to build more relevant and personalised interactions across their businesses. Building Block’s suite of consumer AI solutions focuses on consumer guidance, consumer engagement and consumer care. Its customer portfolio includes renowned brands such as Samsung, Basic-Fit, Corendon and Sligro.The deal concerned the sale and transfer of 100% of the shares in Building Blocks Holding B.V. The acquisition is paid for by a combination of cash and equity consideration, whereby the sellers acquire listed shares in the capital of N.V.
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Equity Capital Markets

Involved in almost all major Dutch IPOs, we advise corporates and financial institutions with unrivalled advice in

• IPOs;
• listed and unlisted share issues;
• share buy-back programmes; and
• convertible bonds and derivatives.

Clients rate the team's commercially oriented manner: the lawyers know us really well, which makes the contact informal, quick and practical.

Chambers Europe, 2021
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Debt Capital Markets

Leading experts in:

• listed and unlisted bond issues;
• restructurings;
• EMTN programmes; and
• regulatory capital instruments products and Tier 1 transactions.

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