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What the team is known for

Highly qualified team handling the full scope of capital markets transactions, with activity spanning public takeovers and share capital increases through to the sale and acquisition of performing and non-performing loans. Displays significant expertise in a variety of complex matters, with both notable cross-border and domestic capabilities. Regularly coordinates work between its offices in London, Frankfurt and Luxembourg, boosting the firm's cross-border capacity.

Strengths

Sources highlight the firm as "an international presence with great abilities in capital markets in Portugal."

Interviewees further praise the team for "always running everything on time," as well as its "junior lawyers that do the work very well."

Work highlights

Advised Davidson Kempner European Partners on the acquisition of a EUR239 million portfolio of non-performing loans.

Notable practitioners

António Soares stands out due to his in-depth experience in capital markets, frequently advising on large equity deals and complex securitisation transactions. "He is one of the best lawyers in this area with a profound and excellent market and legal knowledge," praises a client who adds: "He is an excellent lawyer and very dedicated to the profession."

Sources praise Vera Ferreira de Lima 's "careful advice and good technical knowledge."She regularly advises clients including banks and financial institutions on regulations and related litigation.

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Overview

We have an established reputation as a world leader in the field of capital markets transactions, advising on the full range of international and domestic laws through our global network of offices. From debt and equity issues to derivatives and structured finance, the group advises on the full range of transactions.

Linklaters’ Lisbon team is widely acknowledged as a leader in the field. The team’s regular contact with regulators and listing authorities enhances its wealth of experience and technical expertise in capital markets work.

Leading financial institutions rely on Linklaters’ securities law service across the European markets, the U.S. markets, the Middle East and Asia markets as well as markets in the world’s emerging economies. The firm is at the forefront of complex and innovative issues in capital markets.

Our experience covers the full range of equity and equity-related transactions, such as IPOs, secondary offerings, block trades, capital increases and rights issues. It also covers: equity, debt and hybrid products (convertible and exchangeable).

Members

Bento, João

Ferreira de Lima, Vera

Serra Baptista, Mariana

Soares, António

Capital Markets

Linklaters

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Location

Avenida Fontes Pereira de Melo 14 15th Floor

Lisbon

Lisbon

Portugal

1050-121

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Portugal

Capital Markets


António Soares
Star Individuals
Vera Ferreira de Lima
Band 3