Capital markets

Our capital markets practice provides comprehensive equity and debt capital markets capabilities. We operate a full-service practice used to handling transactions regardless of size and complexity.

We act for issuers, sponsors, shareholders, management, underwriters, managers and trustees and therefore understand capital market transactions from every angle.

We advise clients in relation to:

  • initial public offerings (IPOs) on both the main market and AIM (including the listing of investment funds);
  • secondary fundraisings, including placings, rights issues, open offers and other structures;
  • dual track processes;
  • their ongoing corporate governance obligations;
  • bond issues generally, including MTNs, high yield bonds, convertibles and exchangeables;
  • project bonds; and
  • securitisation and other structured financings.



What people are saying


"Macfarlanes LLP’s practice is headed by ‘great communicator’ Robert Boyle and is active across a wide range of London stock market deals (including on the Main Market) for issuers, banks and shareholders."

The UK Legal 500 2016

"Macfarlanes LLP attracts praise for its ‘combination of technical supremacy and excellent client service’."

The UK Legal 500 2016

"It was very partner-led, they were very responsive and the quality of the advice was high. They represented very good value for money."

Chambers UK 2016