Ranking tables

Capital Markets: Equity | Asia-Pacific

Australia

Rankings overview for Departments

1
Band 1
  1. Gilbert + Tobin
    Gilbert + Tobin 14 Years Ranked
  2. Herbert Smith Freehills
  3. King & Wood Mallesons
4
Band 4
  1. Arnold Bloch Leibler
  2. HWL Ebsworth Lawyers
  3. McCullough Robertson
  4. Norton Rose Fulbright

All Departments profiles

1
Band 1
  1. Gilbert + Tobin
    1
    Gilbert + Tobin
    Capital Markets: Equity
    2024 | Band 1 | 14 Years Ranked
    Gilbert + Tobin maintains a leading practice in the ECM space, known especially for its strength in handling high-value and complex IPOs, secondary offerings and block trades for issuers, investors and underwriters. The firm also has considerable expertise in DCM, where it is frequently engaged on complex restructures and refinancing of high-yield bonds. Its key clients include J.P. Morgan, Macquarie Capital and Goldman Sachs.
  2. Herbert Smith Freehills
    Capital Markets: Equity
    2024 | Band 1
  3. King & Wood Mallesons
    Capital Markets: Equity
    2024 | Band 1
2
Band 2
  1. Allen & Overy LLP
    2
    Allen & Overy LLP
    Capital Markets: Equity
    2024 | Band 2 | 13 Years Ranked
    Allen & Overy has a prominent team offering expertise across the full spectrum of DCM and ECM including high-value IPOs. The team has notable experience handling cross-border listings and funding for M&A transactions, particularly within the energy and resources sector. The firm is known for its strength in the securitisation arena and is experienced in working with an extensive range of asset classes including auto loans, residential mortgages and credit cards. The team has access to the firm's global network and is noted for its expertise in the US and European bond markets. Allen & Overy has long-established relationships with a number of international investment banks and top ASX-listed companies. Its key clients include Citigroup, the NAB and Macquarie.
  2. Allens
    2
    Allens
    Capital Markets: Equity
    2024 | Band 2 | 14 Years Ranked
    Allens maintains a strong reputation for its broad-ranging capital markets capabilities and works with a number of blue-chip clients, investment banks and other major financial institutions on significant ECM transactions including high-value block trades, IPOs and secondary offerings. The firm also possesses an impressive DCM practice working on a number of hybrid note issuances and US private placements. Allens handles matters involving offshore markets utilising the firm's cross-border expertise and its alliance with Linklaters. The team can draw on its significant regulatory expertise to advise arrangers and issuers, including institutional banks, on APRA guidelines. Its notable clients include Macquarie, Westpac and Bank of America.
  3. Clayton Utz
    2
    Clayton Utz
    Capital Markets: Equity
    2024 | Band 2 | 14 Years Ranked
    Clayton Utz maintains a pace-setting team renowned for its outstanding securitisation practice, with extensive experience advising banks and financial institutions on new asset classes and securitisation structures. The capital markets team is well versed in an array of equity and debt transactions, including secondary raisings and kangaroo bonds. The legal team acts for both issuers and underwriters on IPOs, with a recent track record advising on many of the highest-value ASX listings. It is considered a go-to firm by technology companies for equity raisings. The department's key clients include Tianqi Lithium Corporation and Openpay Group.
  4. 2
    MinterEllison
    Capital Markets: Equity
    2024 | Band 2 | 14 Years Ranked
    MinterEllison is highly regarded for its deft handling of debt and equity transactions. The legal team acts for an impressive range of issuers, underwriters and lead managers on ASX listings, secondary raisings and bond matters. In addition, the team also represents trustees, offshore investors, REITs, and senior and mezzanine financiers in securitisation and initial raisings. MinterEllison advises on mezzanine and warehouse facilities as well as debt issuance programmes. The firm principally handles high-profile domestic work, but is also active on cross-border matters as a result of affiliations with international firms. Its clients include Nissan, Atrium Investment Management and PolyNovo.
  5. Ashurst
    Capital Markets: Equity
    2024 | Band 2
3
Band 3
  1. 3
    Baker McKenzie
    Capital Markets: Equity
    2024 | Band 3 | 14 Years Ranked
    Baker McKenzie demonstrates expertise in a range of ECM matters, including novel capital raisings and IPOs. The legal team 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. Baker McKenzie is also noted for DCM expertise, including advice on note programmes and high-yield bonds. Its key clients include UBS, Citigroup and Sky Network Television.
  2. Corrs Chambers Westgarth
    3
    Corrs Chambers Westgarth
    Capital Markets: Equity
    2024 | Band 3 | 14 Years Ranked
    Corrs Chambers Westgarth offers expertise in a wide range of domestic and global capital market matters. The team regularly acts for an impressive list of energy, natural resources and infrastructure clients, assisting with secondary offerings and capital raisings. The law firm is active advising on IPOs across a range of industries. Its key clients include Greenstone, Paladin Energy and National Australia Bank.
  3. DLA Piper Australia
    3
    DLA Piper Australia
    Capital Markets: Equity
    2024 | Band 3 | 11 Years Ranked
    DLA Piper is a well-respected full-service practice offering expertise in a range of equity transactions. The team continues to be highly active on cross-border matters, including acting for US and China-based entities. DLA Piper is known for its experience advising technology companies, particularly on raising development capital within domestic markets through non-listing funding transactions. The firm is also noted for its expertise within the natural resources sector, advising a number of mining companies on capital raises, placements and secondary listings. Its key clients include Nickel Industries and PlayUp.
  4. Johnson Winter Slattery
    Capital Markets: Equity
    2024 | Band 3
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Band 4
  1. Arnold Bloch Leibler
    Capital Markets: Equity
    2024 | Band 4
  2. HWL Ebsworth Lawyers
    Capital Markets: Equity
    2024 | Band 4
  3. McCullough Robertson
    Capital Markets: Equity
    2024 | Band 4
  4. Norton Rose Fulbright
    Capital Markets: Equity
    2024 | Band 4