Overview


Simon Weiß focuses his practice on capital markets transactions and has a wealth of experience across IPOs, capital increases, equity-linked transactions and investment grade and high-yield bond offerings. He regularly advises issuers, underwriters and other key market players in a wide range of complex domestic and cross-border transactions.

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Results


  • Advised Joint Bookrunners on Capital Increase of The Social Chain AG
  • Advised Joh. Berenberg, Gossler & Co. KG in connection with the uplisting of The Social Chain AG, Berlin, from the unregulated market (Open Market) of the Dusseldorf Stock Exchange to the regulated market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange with simultaneous admission to the sub-segment of the regulated market with additional post-admission obligations (Prime Standard).
  • Advised Jefferies GmbH and Hauck & Aufhäuser Privatbankiers Aktiengesellschaft as Underwriter Counsel in the EUR 100 million rights offering of the Mutares SE & Co. KGaA with a listing of shares on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange with a Rule 144A offering in the United States
  • Advised Joh. Berenberg Gossler & Co. KG as Underwriter Counsel in the EUR 85 million rights offering of the German football club, Borussia Dortmund, with a listing of shares on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange with a Rule 144A offering in the United States
  • Advised PE sponsor Genui Partners on its successful exit from computer products manufacturer Cherry AG generating sales proceeds of approximately EUR 100 million via an accelerated bookbuilt offering with a Rule 144A offering in the United States

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Recognitions


  • Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers™ 2022 Germany: Leading Lawyer for Capital Markets Law
  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2020

Credentials


Education
Higher Regional Court of Hamburg, Second State Exam, 2008
University of Mainz, First State Exam, 2006
University of Bayreuth, Law & Business Administration, 2005

Admissions
Germany

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