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Maxim Van de moortel


Associate in our Corporate practice, based in London.

Maxim represents corporate, private equity and investment banking clients in strategic capital raising, private M&A and corporate finance transactions generally. He has advised both issuers and underwriters across a broad range of international debt and equity capital markets transactions, including initial public offerings, rights offerings, offerings of high-yield, investment-grade, convertible and regulatory capital securities, private placements and liability management exercises.

His practice also includes complex cross-border M&A and leveraged loan finance transactions. In addition, Maxim advises clients on U.S. securities laws compliance, ongoing reporting and disclosure obligations, as well as corporate governance matters. He has experience across a variety of industries, including financial institutions, technology and energy.

Maxim is bilingual in Dutch and English.


Experience highlights

Equity Transactions
  • on its IPO on Euronext Amsterdam (aborted) and follow-on accelerated bookbuild offering of new shares.
  • EQT on its $1.4 billion IPO on Nasdaq Stockholm.
  • SAAB on its SEK 6 billion rights issue.
  • The underwriters on:
    • LINK Mobility's NOK 6 billion IPO.
    • Pepkor Holdings Limited's R1.9 billion new shares offering.
  • NatWest Group plc, TIM S.p.A and Adidas AG on their ADR programs.
Debt Transactions
  • NatWest Group plc (formerly known as The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc) on its SEC-registered regulatory capital securities offerings (including AT1, Tier 2 subordinated debt and MREL eligible senior debt securities), several liability management exercises and various ongoing reporting, disclosure and corporate governance matters.
  • NatWest Markets Plc on its $10 billion US MTN program and its $5 billion US Commercial Paper Program.
  • Technicolor on several capital structure transactions.
  • eDreams ODIGEO on its €600 million and €582 million high-yield notes offerings.
  • AstraZeneca on its $3 billion SEC-registered senior notes offering.
  • Nederlandse Waterschapsbank Bank on its global debt issuance program.
  • The underwriters on:
    • Several Equinor SEC-registered senior notes offerings.
    • Several Imperial Brands senior notes offerings.
    • Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan's $1 billion senior notes offering.
    • AEGON's $800 million SEC-registered subordinated notes offering.
    • British American Tobacco's $17.25 billion senior notes offering.
    • Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation's $500 million senior notes offering.
    • KeySpan Gas East Corporation's ($700 million) and Massachusetts Electric Company's ($500 million) concurrent senior notes offerings.
Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Reliance Industries Limited and Jio Platforms Limited in connection with capital raisings from world leading strategic and financial investors (including Facebook, Google, Vista, PIF, KKR, Silver Lake, Mubadala, General Atlantic and ADIA) amounting to over $20 billion in investments into Jio Platforms Limited.
  • Reliance Industries Limited and Reliance Retail Ventures Limited in connection with capital raisings from world leading financial investors (including PIF, KKR, Silver Lake, Mubadala, General Atlantic and ADIA) amounting to over $5 billion in investments into Reliance Retail Ventures Limited.
  • Telia Company on the sale of its interest in Tajik telecom operator Tcell to AKFED
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IFLR1000 – Capital Markets (Debt and Equity), United Kingdom

LL.M., Columbia Law School
  • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • Lawrence A. Wien Corporate Social Responsibility Fellowship
LL.M., Vrije Universiteit Brussel
  • René Marcq Award
  • summa cum laude
LL.B., Vrije Universiteit Brussel
  • summa cum laude
Professional history
  • Associate, Davis Polk, 2015-present
  • Linklaters (Brussels), 2013-2014
Qualifications and admissions
  • State of New York
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