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Connie I. Milonakis


Represents corporate and investment banking clients in a broad range of cross-border equity and debt capital markets transactions.

Connie represents clients in a broad range of capital markets transactions and provides ongoing advice to clients on SEC reporting and corporate governance matters.

She advises international corporations and financial institutions on complex cross-border IPOs, rights offerings, exchange offers, and other equity and debt offerings. She also advises international corporations on U.S. securities law aspects of complex cross-border M&A transactions. With extensive experience across EMEA and North America, she has particular in-depth market knowledge across the Nordic region.

Experience highlights

IPO and Other Equity 
  • ABN AMRO on its €3.3 billion privatization
  • Alm. Brand on its DKK 10.47 billion rights offering
  • A.P. Moller – Maersk on its demerger and $3.6 billion Nasdaq Copenhagen listing of Maersk Drilling
  • ASR Nederland on its €593.6 million sale of shares
  • Beijer Ref AB on its rights issue
  • EQT on its $1.4 billion IPO on Nasdaq Stockholm
  • HusCompagniet on its IPO and Nasdaq Copenhagen listing
  • Julius Baer on:
    • the separation of its private banking and asset management businesses
    • a CHF 2.45 billion underwritten rights offering
  • Netcompany on its DKK 7.75 billion (US $1.2 billion) IPO and Nasdaq Copenhagen listing
  • Nets on:
    • its $2.3 billion IPO on Nasdaq Copenhagen
    • U.S. aspects of its takeover offer from Hellman & Friedman
  • SAS AB on its approximately SEK 4 billion rights offering
  • Securitas AB on its SEK 9.58 billion rights issue
  • The underwriters:
    • in connection with the approx. $11.2 billion SEC registered rights offering by ING Groep
    • on the SEK 2.9 billion IPO of Nordax Group
    • on the approximately SEK 5 billion rights offering of SAS
    • on the SEK 5.4 billion IPO of Dometic Group
    • on the €2.6 billion recapitalisation of AlphaBank
    • on the approximately $3 billion SEC-registered underwritten rights offering for AccelorMittal
  • Trifork Holding on its DKK 1.1 billion IPO and Nasdaq Copenhagen listing
  • Arcadis on its convertible debt issue used to finance its acquisition of Hyder Consulting
  • NatWest Group on numerous debt offerings under its U.S. MTN program and SEC-registered shelf
  • Nederlandse Waterschapsbank Bank on its GMTN debt issuance program
  • N.V. Bank Nederlandse Gemeenten on its GMTN debt issuance program
  • Reliance Industries on its $4 billion senior notes offering
  • Syngenta in connection with its $4.75 billion senior notes offering
  • The underwriters:
    • in connection with various SEC-registered and U.S. MTN offerings of debt securities for ING Groep
    • on an offering by Allied Irish Banks of contingent mandatorily exchangeable notes
M&A and Other
  • Maersk Drilling on its business combination with Noble
  • Novo Nordisk on several strategic transactions
  • UBS as sponsor in connection with the simplification of Unilever’s parent company structure
  • Various sellers in connection with several public and private company auctions
  • Various companies including InterContinental Hotels Group and NatWest Group on corporate governance matters
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Legal 500 UK – Equity Capital Markets – Mid-Large Cap, Rising Star

IFLR1000 – Capital Markets: Equity, United Kingdom

J.D., Georgetown University Law Center
  • magna cum laude
  • Order of the Coif
  • Editor, Georgetown Law Journal
B.S., Finance, University of Colorado
Professional history
  • Partner, 2022-present
  • Counsel, 2011-2022
  • Davis Polk since 2003
Qualifications and admissions
  • State of New York
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