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Equity capital markets are evolving fast. Have you charted your path to growth?

06/04/2018

Europe’s equity capital markets are evolving fast, creating new options for growth but also more choices and challenges.

As IPO book-building processes become shorter, listing practices change and the current market environment complicates capital markets decisions, the right ECM choices are becoming more important than ever. 

From IPOs and capital increases to accelerated transactions, or equity-linked alternatives to traditional borrowing, any company on a growth trajectory needs an adviser with expertise across the full equity chain, and a strong track record in key national markets.

Don’t let changing conditions stall your growth plans. If you are considering European ECM alternatives, we can help. 

Societe Generale, with its tailored advisory and solutions-based approach, is #1 in French ECM and a leading provider of finance across Europe. Let us help make sure that the right combination of ECM solutions is deployed to fuel your growth plans.

 A European Leader in Equity & Equity-linked

Equity Capital Markets Trends

06/04/2018

Europe’s equity capital markets are evolving fast, creating new options for growth but also more choices and challenges.

As IPO book-building processes become shorter, listing practices change and the current market environment complicates capital markets decisions, the right ECM choices are becoming more important than ever. 

From IPOs and capital increases to accelerated transactions, or equity-linked alternatives to traditional borrowing, any company on a growth trajectory needs an adviser with expertise across the full equity chain, and a strong track record in key national markets.

Don’t let changing conditions stall your growth plans. If you are considering European ECM alternatives, we can help. 

Societe Generale, with its tailored advisory and solutions-based approach, is #1 in French ECM and a leading provider of finance across Europe. Let us help make sure that the right combination of ECM solutions is deployed to fuel your growth plans.

 A European Leader in Equity & Equity-linked

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Luis Vaz Pinto
Luis Vaz Pinto Deputy Head of Corporate Finance, Head of Equity Capital Markets
Luis Vaz Pinto

Luis Vaz Pinto

Deputy Head of Corporate Finance, Head of Equity Capital Markets

Societe Generale Corporate Investment & Banking

Luis Vaz-Pinto is appointed Deputy Global Head of Corporate Finance and Global Head of Equity Capital markets in April 2012. He was formerly Managing Director, Global Head of Equity Syndicate, since 2008.

Luis started his career in 1991 in London at Baring Securities as Head of Portuguese Sales and Research. In 1996, he joined Merrill Lynch where he spent 10 years, holding positions in Equity Syndicate, Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Finance. Notably, he was Head of ECM for France, Belgium and Iberia. In 2005, he joined JP Morgan where he was Head of Europe Middle East and Africa Equity Syndicate and Corporate Broking. Three years later, he joined Troika Dialog in Moscow, as Head of Syndicate and Corporate Broking.
Luis Vaz-Pinto graduated from INSEAD, as well as Bristol University (Engineering). He has also qualified as a Chartered Management Accountant.

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