Capital market transactions are complex processes that require expertise in a regulatory framework and a market practice under constant development. Companies, shareholders, advisors and other operators on the securities market must at all times manoeuvre within an evolving regulatory framework, which is subject to increased government supervision.
Our lawyers are among Norway's foremost experts on capital market transactions and securities law. We assist issuers, facilitators and other operators across industries and business sectors and use our expertise to find good commercial solutions tailored to our clients' needs.
IPOs/stock exchange listings
Mergers, demergers and other transactions in listed companies
Issuance of bond loans. We assist both issuers and facilitators in issuance procedures
Equity transactions; including private placements, rights issues and block sales in listed and unlisted companies
Acquisitions of listed companies (advisor to the offeror, the company and the board of directors)
We work closely with our Regulatory Team, which provides advisory services to investment firms in relation to their organisation and operations
We also provide general company law advice to the operators on the capital market and work closely with our M&A and Company Law teams
Continuous advice related to issuers' compliance with bond loan terms and assistance in processes in which the issuer requires waivers or amended loan terms
General capital market law and corporate governance for listed companies, companies with listed bond loans and other operators, including current commitments, market abuse rules, duty of information, flagging, etc.
Wiersholm is invaluable when it comes to discussing and analysing complex issues and legal situations in Norway. The lawyers are very solutions-oriented