4 February 2022
- Han Teerink, Alex Bafi, Olivier Plessis, Garo Yaghsezian, Michiel Sunderman, Polly P.M. Huls
Clifford Chance advises syndicate of banks on Azerion's listing on Euronext Amsterdam via a business combination with SPAC European FinTech IPO Company 1
International law firm Clifford Chance has advised the syndicate of banks, including Credit Suisse Bank (Europe), S.A., Citigroup Global Markets Europe AG and Jefferies GmbH, as capital markets advisers on the listing on Euronext Amsterdam of Azerion, a leading European digital entertainment and media company, via a business combination with European FinTech IPO Company 1 B.V. (EFIC1), a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC).
The business combination was completed on 1 February 2022 with the first day of trading on Euronext Amsterdam of Azerion's shares on 2 February 2022.
Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Azerion operates a high-growth, profitable digital entertainment and media platform. It is a content-driven, technology and data company, serving consumers, digital publishers, advertisers and game creators globally. Read more here.
The cross-border Clifford Chance team was led by Han Teerink and consisted of Sabine van den Heuvel and Polly Huls (ECM Corporate, Amsterdam), Alex Bafi, Olivier Plessis and Garo Yaghsezian (US team in Paris) and Michiel Sunderman and Alec Sanderson (Tax, Amsterdam), with further support from Clifford Chance's Frankfurt and London offices.