Maxim Van de moortel
  1. Associate

Mr. Van de moortel is an associate in Davis Polk's Corporate Department, practicing in the London office.

He 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, Mr. Van de moortel regularly 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.

Mr. Van de moortel is bilingual in Dutch and English.

Work Highlights



  • The underwriters on LINK Mobility's NOK 6 billion IPO on the Oslo Stock Exchange.
  • HusCompagniet on its DKK 1.12 billion IPO on Nasdaq Copenhagen.
  • The underwriters on Pepkor Holdings Limited's R1.9 billion new shares offering.
  • 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.
  • NatWest Group plc, TIM S.p.A and Adidas AG on their ADR programs.


  • 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 the establishment of, and issuances under, its $10 billion US MTN program and the establishment of its $5 billion US Commercial Paper Program.
  • Technicolor on several capital structure transactions, including term loan facilities and working capital facilities.

  • eDreams ODIGEO on its €600 million and €582 million high-yield notes offerings and several liability management exercises.
  • AstraZeneca on its $3 billion SEC-registered senior notes offering.
  • Nederlandse Waterschapsbank Bank on its $60 billion global debt issuance program.
  • Bank Nederlandse Gemeenten on its €160 billion global debt issuance program.
  • Several Equinor SEC-registered senior notes offerings.
  • 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 fixed-to-floating 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.


  • 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

Professional History

  • Davis Polk since 2015
  • Linklaters, Brussels, 2013-2014

Practice Focus

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York


  • LL.B., Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 2011
    • summa cum laude
  • LL.M., Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 2013
    • René Marcq Award
    • summa cum laude
  • LL.M., Columbia Law School, 2015
    • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
    • Lawrence A. Wien Corporate Social Responsibility Fellowship


  • Dutch
  • English
  • French