FRANKFURT – LAWFUEL – Law News Law Jobs – Allen & Overy has advised Dresdner Kleinwort and Lehman Brothers on the initial public offering of Delticom AG. 850,000 new shares and a total of 282,610 shares from existing shareholders were offered publicly by way of a decoupled bookbuilding at a price of EUR36 per share. The gross proceeds amounted to approximately EUR40.8 million.
The Allen & Overy team was led by Frankfurt-based partner Dr Michael Schlitt. He was assisted by Dr Susanne Schäfer, Dr Christian Ries, Dr Nicola La Corte, Dr Ann-Katrin Ponick, Thula Bauer, Michael Gottmann and Michael Schweppe (all ECM, Frankfurt). Joachim Lehnhardt (Hamburg) advised on IT law aspects, Anna-Franziska Römhild (Frankfurt) on labour law. The team was assisted by Adrian Brown (partner) and Philip Callus (both London, English law), and Frederic Mion (partner) and Romaric Lazerges (both Paris, French law). The team was completed by members of the US law group Daniel Epstein (partner) and David Vincent (both London).
Inhouse legal advisors to the underwriters were Dr. Christian Weber (Dresdner Kleinwort) and Frank Zeitz (Lehman Brothers).
Corporate partner Michael Schlitt commented: “We are delighted to have been given the opportunity to advise the syndicate banks in this exciting IPO – demonstrating once more our experience in giving comprehensive advise, assisting in the preparation and implementation of equity capital markets transactions.”