Global Private Investment In Public Equity (PIPE) Guide.

Legal News & Analysis - Asia Pacific - Banking & Finance

22 July 2020

Our Global PIPE Guide sets out a comparison of the key features and requirements applicable to PIPE deals in a number of jurisdictions around the globe.

In this guide, our transactional lawyers share their insight and knowledge on PIPE deals including the key advantages of using PIPEs, why and how they are used. We also cover the key considerations for investors, and highlight any potential legal or regulatory hurdles an investor or issuer might face. We hope you find this guide useful.

Download Pdf here. (PDF 93 pages)

Topics covered:

  1. Is it possible to avoid pre-emption rights?

  2. Is there a limitation on issuance of shares at a discount (limit on % stake &/or % discount)?

  3. What measures are available for PIPE investors over and above the rights available to other shareholders?

  4. Does PIPE trigger a takeover?

  5. What is the free float requirement?

  6. Do you need a prospectus or other registration statement?

  7. Do you need the approval of the existing shareholders?

  8. Any specific limitations on due diligence (due to insider trading restrictions)?

  9. Any key PIPE terms that may be required by investors or issuers?

  10. Any other potential obstacles in implementing PIPEs, etc.

We will be happy to provide more details of the rules and practice in any jurisdiction.


Baker McKenzie


For further information, please contact: 


David Allen, Partner, Baker McKenzie