Arctic Securities

Equity Capital Markets

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Proven track record

Arctic is a frontrunner in the Nordic capital markets, empowering businesses to seize opportunities and to address pressing issues on a large scale.

Arctic Securities has established itself as a prominent provider of equity capital markets services, handling all relevant transactions ranging from IPOs, follow-on offerings and block trades to share acquisitions and repurchase programmes. 

We have excellent distribution capabilities, well documented placing power and extensive experience from structuring and executing all types of equity offerings. This has resulted in a proven track record in identifying and matching issuers with appropriate investors, both domestically and internationally.

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Working in supportive teams

Our ECM team co-operates closely with our sales team, equity research analysts, settlement, corporate access, compliance and the relevant corporate finance industry teams. This enables and ensures “best-practice” execution and optimal end-results for our clients and secures strong and long-standing client relationships.

We are a leading coordinator and book-runner of Norwegian equity capital market transactions, and consistently rank at the top of the ECM league tables. 

Internationally we have a well demonstrated placement capability, and repeatedly outperform domestic and international peers. Key employees have worked on many of the most high profile IPOs and ECM transactions in the Norwegian market over the last 25 years.

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The ECM team’s main services include:

  • Initial public offerings (IPO)
  • Rights offerings
  • Follow-on offerings
  • Private placements
  • Block trades
  • Share acquisition strategies
  • Share buy-back programmes

Other services

  • Debt Capital Markets

    Arctic Securities is a large and well renowned arranger of fixed income securities in the Norwegian and the Nordic markets.

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  • Restructuring

    Arctic Securities’ restructuring team can assist in everything from complicated refinancing to full restructuring processes involving banks, bondholders, export credit agencies as well as other important stakeholders.

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  • Mergers & Acquisitions

    Arctic Securities’ M&A professionals have extensive competence across all relevant transaction models, including structured sale processes, bilateral sale negotiations, mergers, private acquisitions and public offers. The M&A team work closely with the various industry teams to provide comprehensive sector knowledge.

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  • Sale & Leaseback

    The sale and leaseback team assists asset owners and investors in creating tailor-made financing solutions.

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Contact us

Petter Bakken

Petter Bakken

Founding Partner & Head of Investment Banking

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Bjørn Løvenskiold

Co-Head of Investment Banking

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Sven Gustav Bakken

Co-Head of Investment Banking