Securities & Capital Markets

In today's economic climate lawyers need to be more innovative and more efficient in navigating the increasing complexity of the regulatory environment. Our clients choose us because of our ability to understand how to structure complex securities and how to execute complex capital raisings in challenging market conditions.

We pride ourselves on being responsive and pragmatic, working closely with our clients and other advisers and drawing on our substantive securities and capital markets experience.

Our securities & capital markets team have significant onshore as well as offshore experience, giving us an in-depth understanding of all aspects of security issues and capital markets transactions. We advise on the structuring of securitisation vehicles, the promotion of securities and the full range of equity and debt capital markets transactions, including both public equity and debt offerings and mergers & acquisitions, including schemes or arrangement and reverse takeovers.

They are very responsive, with an excellent technical ability mixed with commercial acumen.
- Chambers and Partners 2020 -
Securities & Capital Markets services
Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
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Our teams have extensive experience of working with cutting edge technology businesses in this emerging sector. We have the corporate and regulatory expertise to ensure our clients are assisted with the launch of their blockchain or cryptocurrency businesses, or to raise funds through the issue of virtual tokens. We have advised on the launch of a number of virtual currency exchangers, crypto investment fund managers and funds, and international groups and clients on fundraisings, including raising funds through virtual token offerings.

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Debt Issues
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We advise on structured bond issues, including covered bonds, convertible debt, private equity and intra-group debt finance and hybrid deals that make use of offshore special purpose debt vehicles. We also advise onshore issuers with listing Eurobonds and other debt instruments on The International Stock Exchange in Guernsey and the Cayman Islands Stock Exchange. Our Partners and senior lawyers have significant experience and understanding of the nuances of such transactions, and are therefore perfectly positioned to provide practical, tailored advice.

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Equity Issues
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We advise on all forms of public offerings by companies incorporated in Jersey, Guernsey, BVI and the Cayman Islands. Our clients include trading companies, SPACs, brokers, advisors and NOMADs, and recent transactions have included listings on both the London Stock Exchange's Main Market and AIM, as well as other leading international exchanges. We cover the full scope of transactions for listed companies, from IPOs to rights issues, secondary offerings, equity bridge financing, mergers & acquisitions, including schemes or arrangement and reverse takeovers, and de-listing.

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Securitisation and Structured Products
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Our securities and capital markets team advise on all aspects of securitisation transactions, including the structuring of securities and securitisation vehicles, producing the prospectus, providing regulatory advice and advising on promotion restrictions and requirements. Our clients include both offshore and onshore banks and other financial instructions.

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Securities & Capital Markets NEWS & PUBLICATIONS
Deal 02 Aug 2019

Takeover of SafeCharge

Collas Crill acted as Guernsey Counsel to SafeCharge International Group Limited on its successful takeover by 11411802 Canada Inc. (a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Nuvei...

Deal 10 Apr 2019

Collas Crill assists LSE listing

Collas Crill have acted for Ferro-Alloy Resources Limited in the admission of its entire issued share capital to trading on the standard listing segment of the Main Market...

Deal 25 Jan 2018

Main Market transition

Offshore law firm Collas Crill has acted for India Capital Growth Fund Ltd (ICGF) in its step-up from the AIM market to the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange...

Insight 20 Apr 2020

Jersey cash box placings

Businesses across the globe are facing an unprecedented cash flow crisis given the extraordinary measures governments are imposing to combat the Covid 19 pandemic.  Jersey...

News 02 Apr 2020

COVID-19 – LSE listed companies'

For companies listed on the AIM Market and Main Market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE), new measures have recently been announced to provide some flexibility to listed...

Insight 13 Mar 2020

Impact on economic substance

As Coronavirus has now been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation, many companies and other entities globally will be concerned on whether any restrictions or...

  • Guide 27 Oct 2015 Guernsey

    AIM for Guernsey and the Specialist Fund Market

  • Guide 09 Aug 2018 BVI, Cayman, Guernsey, Jersey, Singapore

    Companies incorporated in offshore finance centres make up a significant portion of the companies listed on...

  • Guide 16 Apr 2019 Guernsey

    The International Stock Exchange (TISE) – Debt Listing

  • Guide 20 Apr 2020 Jersey

    Businesses across the globe are facing an unprecedented cash flow crisis given the extraordinary measures...

  • Guide Jersey, Guernsey, Cayman

    Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (“SPACs”) - SPAC to the future

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