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MinterEllison

Capital Markets

3 ranked lawyersBand 2AustraliaAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Highly regarded for its deft handling of debt and equity transactions. Acts for an impressive range of issuers, underwriters and lead managers on ASX listings, secondary raisings and bond matters. Acts for trustees, offshore investors, REITs, and senior and mezzanine financiers on securitisation and initial raisings. Within DCM, it advises on mezzanine and warehouse facilities as well as debt issuance programmes. Principally handles high-profile domestic work, and also active on cross-border matters as a result of affiliations with international firms.

Strengths

A client describes the practice as "an extremely high-quality team who provide very sound advice, are always available when required and go above and beyond to deliver."

A further client praises the team's "response time, good balance between commercial and legal priorities and manner of interaction with the other side."

Work highlights

Advised VGI Partners on its AUD368.9 million IPO and ASX listing.

Acted as Australian counsel to Albemarle in respect of its US bond issuance.

Notable practitioners

Daniel Scotti is praised by clients for his "legal knowledge and negotiating capability," with one saying: "He's diligent, hard-working and has good commercial judgement." He acts for corporate clients and underwriters in relation to IPOs and listings on the ASX.

John Elias is well regarded for his work on DCM and securitisation matters and regularly acts for clients on bond issuances and warehouse transactions.

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Australia

Capital Markets: Debt


John Elias
Band 3

Capital Markets: Equity


Daniel Scotti
Band 2

Capital Markets: Securitisation


John Elias
Band 3