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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.

Connie is recognized for capital markets work by Legal 500 UK and IFLR1000. She was named “Debt Capital Markets Lawyer of the Year” at the 2023 Euromoney Women in Business Law EMEA Awards.

Connie is a member of the Women in Law Empowerment Forum’s Global Advisory Board.

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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Preparing your 2023 Form 20-F



Euromoney Women in Business Law EMEA Awards – “Debt Capital Markets Lawyer of the Year,” 2023

IFLR1000 – Capital Markets: Equity, United Kingdom

Legal 500 UK – Equity Capital Markets – Mid-Large Cap, Rising Star


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

  • Davis Polk since 2003

Qualifications and admissions

  • State of New York
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