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Jason Manketo

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Global Co-head of Equities. Represents European and emerging market issuers, sponsors, founders and investment banks in connection with equity and debt capital markets transactions in the international public and private markets, as well as U.S. M&A. His practice focuses primarily on the UK, Benelux and MENA regions, and he has developed particular expertise advising issuers in the financial services, fintech, retail and infrastructure sectors. Based in London for more than 20 years, he also regularly provides ongoing corporate and compliance related advice to corporate clients of the firm.


Associate, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, New York 1993-95; associate, global equity and debt markets group, Linklaters, London 1996-2001; partner 2002.


New York Bar Association; American Bar Association.


Northwestern University (1990 BA Economics and Psychology, Phi Beta Kappa); Stanford Law School (1993 JD).

London: Corporate and commercial

Equity capital markets

Within: Leading individuals

Jason Manketo - Linklaters LLP

Within: Equity capital markets

The practice at¬†Linklaters LLP¬†is 'always available, responds quickly and with a commercial, can-do attitude'.¬†James Wootton¬†and¬†Iain Wagstaff¬†are noted for their 'seamless execution of IPOs'; Wootoon,¬†Simon Branigan¬†and¬†Mike Bienenfeld, who are 'knowledgeable, pragmatic, responsive and personable',¬†acted for Allied Irish Banks on its ‚ā¨3bn IPO. Further afield,¬†Tom Shropshire¬†advised Sibanye Gold on its $1bn rights offering, constituting the third-largest ever rights offering by a South African company.¬†John Lane¬†is said by some clients to be 'perhaps the best capital markets brain around', and is 'very good on wider policy issues such as MiFID implications and FCA regulations'; he and 'reasoned, commercial multi-tasker'¬†Jason Manketo¬†acted for HSBC Bank as London listing adviser on the admission of Bank of Cyprus shares to the LSE. Other clients include ABN AMRO, Goldman Sachs International, J.P. Morgan Securities and, on the corporate side, RHI Magnesita.

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