Capital Markets

The capital markets group offers in-depth knowledge of market practice, securities law and stock exchange rules. We advise on Oslo Stock Exchange IPOs, OTC, private placements, bond issues and public take-overs, as well as the full range of regulatory and compliance services. Our clients include Norwegian and international issuers, investment banks, funds and investors.

The legal regime related to financial instruments and the institutions is complex and subject to ongoing changes. We offer top competence within a wide array of capital market transactions and regulatory matters.

We advise on insider rules, notification of large shareholding ("flagging"), primary insider reporting, disclosure obligations and public take-overs. Our services include assistance with preparation of prospectuses and offer documents. 

Our regulatory practice covers establishing, notification and licensing of investment firms, funds (AIFs), financial institutions, payment service providers and as well as product specific legal requirements and regulatory matters (Norwegian legislation implementing MiFID II, MAR, CRR and CRD IV, Solvency II, UCITS, AIFMD, PRIIPs, PSD 2, 4 AML etc).

We offer highly qualified lawyers, with experience from the Oslo Stock Exchange, the Norwegian FSA and investment banks. We have a considerable market share for IPOs, capital markets transactions (equity bonds and notes), public take-overs as well as financial regulatory services.