Equity capital markets

Pareto Securities is a leading advisor in the Nordic Equity Capital Markets, and a leading investment bank globally within oil & offshore, shipping and seafood. With a global organization and longstanding presence in US, UK and Asia, we have developed an unmatched placing power towards international tier one investors, and a significant ECM track record:

  • More than 70 IPOs and listings the past decade
  • More than 500 equity transactions the past decade

Pareto Securities originates, structures and executes a wide range of equity transactions such as initial public offerings (IPO’s), private placements, public offerings, secondary placements, share buy-backs and block transactions. In addition to holding a leading Nordic position, we have served as lead manager in a large number of transactions in North America, Asia, UK and Continental Europe.

Our market-leading industry knowledge, structuring capabilities and global distribution network make Pareto Securities the bookrunner of choice for many corporates and private companies throughout the world, and the natural global coordinator in equity placement syndicates.

Selected 2014-2015 ECM transactions

September 2015


Private placement
of shares

NOK 844m

Joint Bookrunner

July 2015


Private placement
of shares

USD 150m

Joint Bookrunner

June 2015


Registered direct
offering of shares

USD 200m

Joint Bookrunner

June 2015


IPO on
Nasdaq OMX

SEK 2.1bn

Joint Bookrunner

October 2014


Bought deal equity
financing

CAD 674m

Joint Bookrunner

October 2014


Registered direct
offering of shares

USD 350m

Joint Bookrunner

June 2014


Private placement
of shares

SEK 720m

Sole Bookrunner

April 2014


IPO on
Oslo Børs

USD 275m

Joint Bookrunner

March 2014


Private placement
of shares

USD 250m

Sole Bookrunner

February 2014


Block sale
of shares

NOK 3,250m

Joint Bookrunner

Number of ECM transactions in Norway and Sweden, 2012 - 2015

Source: Oslo Stock Exchange, NASDAQ OMX