Oliver Seiler

Co-Head of Equity Capital Markets Practice-Europe, Middle East & Africa at Latham & Watkins LLP

Oliver Seiler

Oliver Seiler

Co-Head of Equity Capital Markets Practice-Europe, Middle East & Africa at Latham & Watkins LLP

Biography

Dr. Oliver Seiler is a partner in the Frankfurt office and practices in the firm’s Corporate Department. He has broad experience in international equity capital markets transactions, particularly

IPOs and takeovers
Capital increases (rights issues)
Convertible and exchangeable bonds.

He advises investment banks and multinational corporations regarding capital markets law as well as stock corporation law, takeover law and transformation law.

Dr. Seiler has also published widely in these areas and co-authored a number of legal handbooks and legal commentaries, including

“Frankfurter Kommentar zum Wertpapierprospektgesetz (WpPG) und zur EU-ProspektVO”, (2nd edition 2017)
“Unternehmensfinanzierung am Kapitalmarkt – Aktienemissionen, Emissionsbeteiligte, Boersenzulassung”, (3rd edition 2013)
Assmann | Poetzsch | Schneider “Wertpapiererwerbs-und Uebernahmegesetz”, (2nd edition 2013)
Spindler | Stilz, Aktiengesetz, (3rd edition 2015)

Leading independent legal publications, such as JUVE, Chambers Global, Handelsblatt and Legal Success have identified Dr. Seiler as one of the leading individuals in the area of company and equity capital markets law. Sources say: “He is very engaged and easy to deal with, and he gets the business” (Chambers Europe Germany 2016). Competitors also say: “team player”, “one of the best in his field” (JUVE 2015/2016).

Dr. Seiler's representative experience includes advising:

J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley in connection with the spin-off from E.ON SE and listing of all shares of UNIPER SE on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange
Hapag-Lloyd on its IPO on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange
Senvion S.A. on its IPO on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange
Evonik AG on its listing on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange
J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley and Berenberg Bank on the IPO of Rocket Internet SE and in connection with Rocket’s uplisting to the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, capital raising and the issuance of a convertible bond
Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and J.P. Morgan in connection with the proposed IPO of HelloFresh AG
Lone Star as sole shareholder in connection with the IPO of TLG Immobilien AG
J.P. Morgan in connection with a capital raise of ThyssenKrupp AG
HSBC in connection with a convertible bond issued by Salzgitter AG
Société Générale, Deutsche Bank and BofAML in connection with a convertible bond issued by LEG Immobilien AG
J.P. Morgan, UBS and BNP in relation to the IPO of Braas Monier SA
20CenturyFox (formerly NewsCorp) in relation to various equity and debt refinancing measures of SkyDeutschland AG (formerly Premiere) including the sale of SkyD to BSkyB and the subsequent takeover and squeeze-out

completed whilst at a previous firm

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Partner at Allen & Overy LLP

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Executive Vice President & Deputy General Counsel at Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.

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Co-Head of Equity Capital Markets Practice-Europe, Middle East & Africa at Latham & Watkins LLP
Career History
Co-Head of Equity Capital Markets Practice-Europe, Middle East & Africa
2016 - Current

Latham & Watkins LLP is a full-service law firm. The firm offers services in the areas of finance, litigation, tax, banking, life sciences, private equity, real estate, government relations, employment law, and outsourcing. The firm practices in a spectrum of transactional, litigation, corporate, and regulatory areas. Latham & Watkins was established in 1934 and is based in New York, New York.

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Prior - 2016

Allen & Overy Legal Services, a subsidiary of Allen & Overy LLP, is a company headquartered in London, UK. The firm provides legal services.

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Bayer AG purchases Monsanto Co.

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HelloFresh SE issued EUR Ordinary Shares

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