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Rick specialises in public M&A and capital markets advice to listed companies and financial institutions and has advised on numerous of the most high-profile transactions in the German market. He is Global Managing Partner and prior to taking on the role, he was the global head of Freshfields’ transactions practice.

Career

Rick joined Freshfields in 1999, and has been a partner since 2005.

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Capital Markets: Equity - Germany
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Band 1

Regarded as a "pre-eminent capital markets lawyer," Rick van Aerssen is widely appreciated for his in-depth knowledge of equity capital markets mandates. He regularly advises well-known corporates on IPOs, share sales and capital increases. Clients additionally benefit from Rick van Aerssen's expertise at the intersection of DCM and ECM mandates, including convertible bonds and ABB transactions.


Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability - Germany
4
Band 4

Rick van Aerssen is the well-known global managing partner at Freshfields. He advises high-profile industrial clients, financial institutions and private equity funds on corporate and securities law issues as well as M&A and capital market deals. He is experienced in handling large share deals, spin-off transactions and carve-outs spanning various jurisdictions.

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