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Markus Bauman specializes in corporate finance, including equity and debt offerings, and mergers and acquisitions. A partner in our Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions practices, Markus represents investment banks, public companies, financial sponsors, investors and other market participants in both public and private cross-border transactions.

Markus assists clients in a variety of equity and debt offerings, including U.S.-registered and 144A/Reg. S, initial public offerings, rights, private placements, and investment grade and high-yield bonds. He also advises clients on U.S. securities laws, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and compliance.

Prior to joining King & Spalding, Mr. Bauman worked at leading international law firms and served as Executive Director of the Investment Banking Division Legal department of Goldman Sachs International. Mr. Bauman also completed a secondment in the Debt Capital Markets Legal department of J.P. Morgan in London.

Mr. Bauman is a fluent German speaker and is proficient in Italian.

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Credentials

New York

German (fluent)

Italian (proficient)

Ranked for capital markets as a foreign expert for Germany


Chambers & Partners global directory, 2015

Recognized as “highly regarded for his work on German transactions with U.S. law aspects”


Chambers & Partners global directory, 2015

Ranked for M&A: Upper Mid-Market and Premium Deals


Legal 500 UK, 2016

Matters

Delivery Hero AG on its €1 billion IPO ($1.3 billion) on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

Advised Global Switch on the issuance of an aggregate €1 billion bond offerings, as well as a tender offer to repurchase its €550 million bonds maturing April 2018.

Advised Eddie Stobart Logistics on its £392.86m IPO on the London Stock Exchange AIM.

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Delivery Hero AG on its €1 billion IPO ($1.3 billion) on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

Advised Global Switch on the issuance of an aggregate €1 billion bond offerings, as well as a tender offer to repurchase its €550 million bonds maturing April 2018.

Advised Eddie Stobart Logistics on its £392.86m IPO on the London Stock Exchange AIM.

Advised Zouk Capital as primary selling shareholder on the €83 million IPO of va-Q-tec AG.

Advised Delivery Hero on its US$110 million "crossover" financing round from pre-IPO investors.

Advised Nivalis Therapeutics, Inc., on its US$77 million initial public offering on the NASDAQ.

Advised Delivery Hero Holding GmbH on the US$589 million purchase of Turkish food delivery company Yemeksepeti.

Advised Delivery Hero Holding GmbH on the takeover of Talabat.com from Rocket Internet.

Advised Delivery Hero Holding GmbH on its sale of a 30% interest to Rocket Internet AG in the third largest venture capital financings in European history; the total investment size by Rocket Internet was €496 million (US$586 million).

Advised the underwriters on the €3.62 billion (US$4.66 billion) capital increase and rights offering of Telefónica Deutschland Holding AG to fund the acquisition of E-Plus.

Advised the underwriters on the IPO of Telefónica Deutschland Holding AG on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. The IPO raised approximately €1.45 billion (US$1.88 billion), making it the largest IPO in Germany since 2007 and the largest in Europe in 2012.

Advised Mersin International Port on Turkey’s first ever infrastructure bond. MIP is a joint venture between Turkey’s Akfen Holding and Singapore’s PSA International. Transaction size was US$450 million 5.875% seven-year bonds listed on the Irish Stock Exchange.

The underwriters on a U.S.-registered initial public offering of a German tech issuer, the first European emerging growth company to file a registration statement under the JOBS Act.

The underwriters on the €1.36 million accelerated bookbuild offering of Repsol YPF S.A.

The underwriters on the €913 million rights offering of Banco Sabadell on the Madrid Stock Exchange.

Matters

Delivery Hero AG on its €1 billion IPO ($1.3 billion) on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

Advised Global Switch on the issuance of an aggregate €1 billion bond offerings, as well as a tender offer to repurchase its €550 million bonds maturing April 2018.

Advised Eddie Stobart Logistics on its £392.86m IPO on the London Stock Exchange AIM.

See more
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Close

Matters

Delivery Hero AG on its €1 billion IPO ($1.3 billion) on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

Advised Global Switch on the issuance of an aggregate €1 billion bond offerings, as well as a tender offer to repurchase its €550 million bonds maturing April 2018.

Advised Eddie Stobart Logistics on its £392.86m IPO on the London Stock Exchange AIM.

Advised Zouk Capital as primary selling shareholder on the €83 million IPO of va-Q-tec AG.

Advised Delivery Hero on its US$110 million "crossover" financing round from pre-IPO investors.

Advised Nivalis Therapeutics, Inc., on its US$77 million initial public offering on the NASDAQ.

Advised Delivery Hero Holding GmbH on the US$589 million purchase of Turkish food delivery company Yemeksepeti.

Advised Delivery Hero Holding GmbH on the takeover of Talabat.com from Rocket Internet.

Advised Delivery Hero Holding GmbH on its sale of a 30% interest to Rocket Internet AG in the third largest venture capital financings in European history; the total investment size by Rocket Internet was €496 million (US$586 million).

Advised the underwriters on the €3.62 billion (US$4.66 billion) capital increase and rights offering of Telefónica Deutschland Holding AG to fund the acquisition of E-Plus.

Advised the underwriters on the IPO of Telefónica Deutschland Holding AG on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. The IPO raised approximately €1.45 billion (US$1.88 billion), making it the largest IPO in Germany since 2007 and the largest in Europe in 2012.

Advised Mersin International Port on Turkey’s first ever infrastructure bond. MIP is a joint venture between Turkey’s Akfen Holding and Singapore’s PSA International. Transaction size was US$450 million 5.875% seven-year bonds listed on the Irish Stock Exchange.

The underwriters on a U.S.-registered initial public offering of a German tech issuer, the first European emerging growth company to file a registration statement under the JOBS Act.

The underwriters on the €1.36 million accelerated bookbuild offering of Repsol YPF S.A.

The underwriters on the €913 million rights offering of Banco Sabadell on the Madrid Stock Exchange.

Credentials

New York

German (fluent)

Italian (proficient)

Ranked for capital markets as a foreign expert for Germany


Chambers & Partners global directory, 2015

Recognized as “highly regarded for his work on German transactions with U.S. law aspects”


Chambers & Partners global directory, 2015

Ranked for M&A: Upper Mid-Market and Premium Deals


Legal 500 UK, 2016