The equity capital markets have become an increasingly important source of funding and is essential for economic growth – both nationally and internationally. As the importance of the equity capital markets continues to grow, so does the focus on trust and confidence in these markets. This has resulted in stricter and more detailed regulation of the equity capital markets. Further, equity capital markets transactions have become increasingly complex, with ever more international components being added.
Thommessen has one of Norway’s largest and most experienced teams advising on IPOs, equity issues, public takeovers and regulatory issues. We have both the capacity and the experience to assist with the largest and most complex cases, whilst at the same time handling a large volume of medium-sized and small equity transactions on an ongoing basis. Our equity practice is ranked Tier 1 in all relevant international legal rankings.