Clients say Olof Clausson "is the first call for a Nordic deal [because] he has a huge wealth of experience and knowledge." Chambers UK 2018

Mr. Clausson has broad ECM expertise across industries such as energy, telecommunications and pharmaceuticals. Chambers UK 2015

Olof Clausson

London
  • 99 Bishopsgate
  • London EC2M 3XF
  • United Kingdom
 
 

Olof Clausson is a partner in the Latham & Watkins London office and a member of the Corporate Department. His practice is focused on capital market transactions, securities regulation, and privately negotiated mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Clausson is consistently ranked as a leading lawyer in EMEA equity capital markets, and clients note he has “loads of experience and a pragmatic, deal-focused outlook.” In the three-year period 2014 to 2016, Mr. Clausson executed five of the 20 largest European IPOs.

 

Mr. Clausson has advised on the following recent capital markets transactions:

  • The underwriters and dealer managers, Barclays, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, and J.P. Morgan, on Nokia Corporation’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) registered issue of US$500 million 3.375% Notes due 2022 and US$500 million 4.375% Notes due 2027, and its concurrent refinancing of existing notes through a tender offer and consent solicitation
  • DKK19.7 billion initial public offering (IPO) and Nasdaq Copenhagen listing of Dong Energy; advising the underwriters
  • The SEK4.7 billion IPO and Nasdaq Stockholm listing of Dometic Group AB; advising the company
  • The SEC registered €3.05 billion rights offering by Telefonica S.A.; advising the underwriters led by J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Banco Santander, BBVA, Caixabank, and UBS
  • Representing Sunrise on its CHF2.3 billion IPO and listing on the SIX Swiss Exchange
  • Advising the underwriters, led by Morgan Stanley, Danske Bank, and SEB, on the IPO and listing of NNIT on Nasdaq Copenhagen
  • The €560 million IPO of Refresco Gerber on Euronext Amsterdam, advising the underwriters led by J.P. Morgan and Credit Suisse
  • The underwritten ZAR10 billon rights offering of Woolworths Holdings (South Africa) to fund a portion of the A$2.2 billion purchase price to acquire David Jones (Australia)
  • The proposed IPO of Lindorff, aborted in favor of a sale to a Nordic Capital fund, financed in part through an offering of an aggregate principal amount of €1.5 billion of senior secured and senior notes 
  • The US$850 million IPO of Com Hem, advising the company and BC Partners 
  • The €1.2 billion IPO and listing on the Spanish Stock Exchange by Applus
  • The US$400 million rights offering by Central European Media Enterprises to subscribed for unites considering of senior notes and warrants advising the underwriters, led by J.P Morgan 
  • The €1.1 billion IPO and Nasdaq OMX Copenhagen listing by ISS, the fourth largest company in the world, by number of employees, advising the underwriters, led by Goldman Sachs, Nordea, and UBS 
  • The US$55 million SEC-registered US IPO and Nasdaq listing of Lombard Medical Inc., and concurrent delisting from AIM, advising the underwriters, led by Jefferies and Barclays 
  • The €840 million IPO of bpost, the national postal service in Belgium, advising the underwriters, led by J.P. Morgan, Nomura, and BNP Paribas 
  • Advising the Kingdom of Sweden on two bookbuilt offerings of shares in Nordea, raising in the aggregate of approximately €5.0 billion 
  • The £430 million rights offering by Thomas Cook, as part of a corporate restructuring and refinancing 
  • The SEC registered US$350 million equity offering by Central European Media Enterprises, advising the underwriters, led by J.P. Morgan 
  • The €1.5 billion IPO and Frankfurt listing of Telefonica Deutschland; advising the underwriters led by J.P. Morgan and UBS 
  • The US$800 million rights offering by Lonmin plc; advising the underwriters led by Citi, J.P. Morgan Cazenove, HSBC, Standard Bank plc, and BNP Paribas 
  • The US$2.5 billion secondary offering of Halkbank by the Turkish Privatization Administration; advising the underwriters led by Citi 
  • The €400 million rights offering by Murray & Roberts; advising the underwriters led by J.P. Morgan 
  • The €800 million rights offering by Outokumpu, as part of the financing of the €2.7 billion acquisition of the Thryssen-Krupp steel division; advising the underwriters, led by J.P. Morgan and Nordea 
  • The US$1.0 billion secondary offering in Seadrill by Hemen Holding; acting for Goldman Sachs, sole bookrunner 
  • The €1.5 billion IPO and Copenhagen listing by Pandora, advising the underwriters led by Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley 
  • The €1.75 billion combined rights offering and global offering of Erste Bank 
  • The €2.5 billion rights offering by Nordea  
  • The CHF11 billion investment by the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation on its mandatory convertible notes issued by UBS
 
 
 
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