Capital Markets Overview
The SORAINEN Capital Markets Practice advises issuers and investors on a wide range of capital markets matters, including initial and secondary public offerings of equity, debt and other instruments, public tender offers, and local and European Uniton securities regulations. SORAINEN lawyers also assist listed companies in ongoing compliance with listing, disclosure, reporting and other rules.
The lawyers from our Capital Markets Practice offer strong knowledge and acute understanding of local and international capital markets with experience working at local stock exchanges. As a truly integrated Baltic-Belarusian law firm, SORAINEN is able to provide a focused, proactive and coordinated approach to client service in relation to cross-border transactions.
SORAINEN is recommended for its Capital Markets Practice by international directories such as Chambers Europe (“This full-service player has an impressive footprint across the Baltics, providing multi-jurisdictional advise on transactional matters.”), The Legal 500 and IFLR1000.
SORAINEN offers expertise in all key capital markets areas in the Baltic States and Belarus, including:
- equity offerings;
- debt offerings;
- sovereign issues;
- public takeovers;
- admission to trading on regulated and alternative markets;
- securities market and stock exchange corporate governance, disclosure and reporting requirements;
- squeeze-out, sell-out and delisting;
- market abuse.
SORAINEN has been named “Baltic Law Firm of the Year” five times at the International Financial Law Review European Awards 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2014. SORAINEN received these awards for advising on the most complex and innovative international transactions in the areas of equity and capital markets, debt, project financing, restructuring, and mergers & acquisitions. Read more
SORAINEN has been a Certified Adviser on the First North alternative marketplace in Estonia since 2007, one of three law firms in the region meeting the requirements for this status.
The head of the SORAINEN Capital Markets Practice is Reimo Hammerberg, whose contacts appear below.
Local heads of the SORAINEN Capital Markets Practice are: