Capital Markets

Jan Willem Hoevers
Gaby Smeenk
Jaap Barneveld
+ 10 other experts

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

19 July 2021

US listing of Italian luxury group Ermenegildo Zegna with USD 3.2 bn SPAC deal

De Brauw is advising Ermenegildo Zegna, a leading global luxury group in menswear, with presence in 80 countries through 296 directly operated stores, on its business combination with Investindustrial Acquistion Corp. (NYSE; IIAC), a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by investment subsidiaries of Investindustrial VII L.P. ("IIAC"). Following the combination, the combined company will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange with an anticipated initial enterprise value of USD 3.2 billion. The transaction is expected to close by the fourth quarter of 2021, subject to customary approvals and conditions and to IIAC's shareholders' vote.De Brauw acted as Dutch counsel alongside Sullivan & Cromwell.
11 July 2021

Van Lanschot Kempen simplifies group structure

De Brauw has assisted financial services group Van Lanschot Kempen with the simplification of its corporate structure. The restructuring reduces compliance and eliminates the minority interest deduction in relation to the AT1 and Tier 2 capital, thus improving the group's regulatory capital position.
29 May 2021

Technip Energies issues EUR 600 million senior notes

De Brauw advised Technip Energies on the issue of EUR 600,000,000 1.125% senior unsecured notes due 2028. The offering of the Notes was more than three times oversubscribed among a large European investor base. Technip Energies intends to use the net proceeds from the offering of the Notes for general corporate purposes, including the refinancing of a €650,000,000 bridge facility made available to Technip Energies in connection with the spin-off of Technip Energies from TechnipFMC plc, which was completed on 16 February, 2021. The Notes are listed on the regulated market of Euronext Paris.
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Equity Capital Markets

Involved in almost all major Dutch IPOs, we advise provides 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
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.

Team

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Jaap Barneveld

Senior Associate

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Féline Goyarts

Senior Associate