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Baker McKenzie

Capital Markets

3 ranked lawyersBand 3AustraliaAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Demonstrates expertise in a range of ECM matters, including novel capital raisings and IPOs. Routinely acts for underwriters, and handles cross-border capital raisings and listings throughout the Asia-Pacific region, with additional experience in the UK and US markets. Also noted for DCM expertise, including advice on note programmes and high-yield bonds.

Strengths

The firm is noted for its global capabilities, one client commenting: "We appreciate that the firm has international offices and is able to provide advice in other jurisdictions when required."

Another client highlights the team's depth as an important strength, saying: "They have very experienced people but also very strong subordinates, so they're very economical and have strong people in the room."

Work highlights

Acted for Elanor Commercial Property Fund on its IPO and listing on the ASX, with a market capitalisation upon listing of approximately AUD300 million.

Notable practitioners

Anthony Rumboll is an experienced practitioner who often advises on IPOs and institutional placements. He is praised for his "great client-management skills" by one client, with another commenting: "He provides fantastic client service, is very commercial and has a fabulous understanding of investment banking business."

Cécile Baume is a frequent adviser to clients for US law issues relating to various capital raises, including IPOs and institutional placements.

Duncan McGrath is frequently engaged by clients to advise on a number of DCM issues, including matters relating to EMTN programmes, and his clientele includes financial institutions and corporates.

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Australia

Capital Markets: Debt


Duncan McGrath
Band 3

Capital Markets: Equity


Anthony Rumboll
Band 4

Capital Markets: US Law


Cécile Baume
Band 2