Banking and Capital Markets

As a longtime Deutsche Börse AG listing partner, KMO has a proven track record as an expert in capital markets law. Our consultants have supported a wide variety of IPO´s.


We advise clients on all aspects of capital market law, in particular in regard to structuring and implementing complex, cross-border transactions such as IPO´s, dual listings and private placements, all of which have considerable legal implications. The spectrum includes comprehensive advice in relation to derivatives, convertible bonds and high-interest securities.

Moreover, we support clients in the fields of investment funds, hedge funds, venture capital and private-equity transactions, working closely together with our tax law experts.


We support the boards of publicly-listed companies on all questions of corporate governance and insider law, in particular in regard to disclosure duties under capital market regulations and the German Stock Corporation Act.


In the case of public company acquisitions, KMO counsels the bidding side as well as the boards and partners of target companies..


In the field of banking law, KMO supports banks on all legal issues and also represents them in and out of court. Furthermore, KMO provides legal counsel in the domain of commercial banking, on credit and credit collateralization laws and on legal and tax issues to structuring investment funds.


KMO also advises banks and financial service providers on regulatory issues.