Norton Rose Fulbright expands capital markets practice in Frankfurt

Global People October 5, 2017

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright is pleased to announce Dr. Benedikt Gillessen has joined as partner in the Frankfurt office. His appointment will further enhance the firm’s capital market practice in Frankfurt. Dr. Gillessen specialises in the area of equity capital markets (ECM).

Dr. Benedikt Gillessen’s has long-standing experience in the area of equity capital markets, which also comprises corporate-law advice primarily for listed public limited companies. He has more than 15 years of experience in advising national and international issuers and investment banks in connection with initial public offerings, capital increases, convertible bonds, public takeovers, delistings and similar capital market transactions involving complex cross-border structures.

Raj Karia, head of corporate, M&A and securities for Europe, Middle East and Asia commented:

“Germany is a key market for us and the addition of Benedikt further strengthens our capital markets practice in Frankfurt, a key financial centre in Europe.”

Dr. Frank Peter Regelin, head of equity capital markets practice in Germany commented:

“We are very happy that Benedikt has joined the capital markets practice. His in-depth knowledge complements and enhances our existing capital markets team, allowing us to continue to provide the best services for the quickly growing market.” 

Dr. Benedikt Gillessen added: 

“Norton Rose Fulbright has a very well-known and recognised corporate and capital market practice, which is established in the German market. I am delighted to be joining the firm and look forward to working with my new colleagues.”

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