As a longstanding, reliable capital markets partner, we support our clients in all aspects of equity and debt financing. We focus on advising listed companies and capital market-oriented companies planning to enter the capital market. Our team of experts has successfully completed many capital market transactions and offers our clients effective support in structuring and placing equity and debt transactions on the capital markets.
Our range of services includes in particular support for the following transaction structures:
- Initial public offerings (IPOs) – including as part of dual-track processes
- Capital increases and/or secondary placements via public tender offers
- Capital increases and/or secondary placements via private placements
- Mezzanine financing (convertible bonds, profit participation certificates, etc.)
- Corporate bonds
In addition, we support our clients in implementing:
- Listing projects such as IPOs without placement (direct listing) or segment changes and delisting
- Employee stock option plans
- Share buyback programmes
- Other technical services
ICF BANK AG is a longstanding
- Capital market partner of Deutsche Börse AG
- Capital market partner on the primary market of the Düsseldorf Stock Exchange
- Capital market coach at the Vienna Stock Exchange
- Issue Expert Munich Stock Exchange
Our team of experienced sales experts focuses on supporting institutional investors and small and mid-cap companies in Europe. Our team of experienced sales experts focuses on supporting institutional investors and small and mid-cap companies in Europe. We have excellent access to investor hotspots, particularly in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, the UK, Luxembourg and Scandinavia. Our deep understanding of local markets, the needs of our clients and in particular the German small and mid-cap equities and fixed income markets forms the foundation for our proven expertise when it comes to placing capital market transactions, organising and implementing company roadshows, and supporting institutional investors in the secondary market.
Having successfully implemented a large number of capital market transactions, our team has formed and cultivated deep ties with the decision-makers of various relevant institutional intermediaries such as investment companies, pension funds, asset management firms and family offices. Thanks to its close cooperation and master agreements with the relevant direct banks and selected commercial banks, ICF BANK AG has an extensive network of sales partners that primarily market capital market transactions to retail clients.
Our designated sponsor team supports listed companies on the Xetra trading platform of Deutsche Börse and the Vienna Stock Exchange. As market makers, we ensure optimum trading liquidity for the relevant equities and provide our clients' management boards and IR managers with timely, tailored trade data relating to their shares. Together with our cooperation partners DZ BANK AG and LBBW Landesbank Baden-Württemberg, we are one of Germany's leading designated sponsors. At ICF BANK, an experienced team of motivated employees provides our clients with attentive, individualised, reliable and transparent support. Our activities go above and beyond Deutsche Börse's minimum requirements for designated sponsoring. We consistently achieve the "AA" rating. We hold overnight positions in the shares of the companies we support and make the ICF Web Terminal available to our clients alongside comprehensive and timely reporting. This provides clients with real-time access to the order book for their own shares, thus ensuring the highest-possible degree of transparency.