Slaughter and May

Capital Markets Department

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What the team is known for Brings an issuer-side focus to both its DCM and ECM practice, handling a broad spectrum of transactions such as those involving primary offerings and equity-linked capital. Also works closely with investment banks on high-value offerings. Particular expertise in IPOs for UK-based corporates as well as hybrid capital and subordinated debt matters.

Strengths Clients comment: "They are responsive and good technically. They are very pragmatic and they advise you in a way that gives you the ability to close the transaction."

"They are very client-focused and they give first-class advice," notes one interviewee.

Another says: "Slaughters are a class act on capital markets issues."

Work highlights Represented Richemont International Holding in its issuance of EUR4 billion notes in three tranches.

Advised Aston Martin Lagonda on its GBP4.33 billion IPO.

Notable practitioners

Nilufer von Bismarck and Matthew Tobin are key contacts.