06 Dec 2019 | 04:19 pm | 2 min. read
International law firm Pinsent Masons has advised CANCOM SE on its share capital increase, valued at €174.2 million.
CANCOM SE, listed on MDAX and TecDAX (ISIN DE0005419105,) is a leading provider of IT infrastructure and IT services in Germany and Austria. On 3/4 December 2019, it successfully increased its share capital by 10%. The new shares have been offered to qualified investors through a private placement using an accelerated book building process.
The shares were placed by Hauck & Aufhäuser Privatbankiers AG, Frankfurt am Main and have also been offered to institutional investors in the United States of America.
The net proceeds from the capital increase are to be used to strengthen the CANCOM Group's equity base and for further corporate acquisitions, in particular to support growth in the Cloud Solutions segment.
The advising Capital Markets Team lead by Dr Alexander Thomas counselled on all legal aspects of the capital increase, including the US capital market law aspects of the transaction. The team comprised of Dr Alexander Thomas, Dr Susanne Lenz, Dušan Stojković and Roberta Markovina.
Pinsent Masons also advised CANCOM SE on its previous capital increase in 2016.
Alexander advises companies and entrepreneurs on general meetings, corporate actions, fulfilment of the follow-up obligations on the German stock exchanges and public takeovers under corporate and capital markets law. Alexander also generates securities prospectuses with the focus on the issuance of shares (especially for IPOs, capital increases and listings) and bonds. Alexander regularly publishes articles and speaks at conferences in respect of capital markets law.
Rechtsanwältin / Attorney-at-Law (New York), Partner
Susanne Lenz is a partner in our Frankfurt office. As an attorney qualified in Germany and New York, Susanne has extensive experience in international capital markets transactions and advises investment banks, international corporations and other market participants in the field of German and U.S. securities law and corporate finance, both transactional and ongoing.
Senior Associate, Attorney-at-Law (New York)
Dušan advises issuers and investment banks on equity, debt (including high yield debt) and hybrid offerings.
Partner, Head of US Securities
Roberta is a US-qualified partner. Roberta advises issuers, investment banks, selling security holders and investment funds on a wide range of multi-jurisdictional offerings of equity and debt securities, as well as on cross-border mergers and acquisitions and aspects of compliance with US securities regulations. Roberta also advises clients on New York law aspects of securitisation and finance transactions.
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