Inigo Esteve

Partner, London


"Inigo is one of the best lawyers I have ever worked with. He is extremely knowledgeable and mindful of the complexity of stakeholders' positions."
Chambers UK 2023


Inigo Esteve is a partner in White & Case's Capital Markets group in London. He focuses on all types of equity capital market transactions, primarily on IPOs (including SPACs) and secondary offerings on the London Stock Exchange as well as on other stock exchanges across the EMEA region. As well as advising issuers and their shareholders, Inigo has strong investment banking relationships, developed over many years in the sector. Inigo is regularly recommended by publications such as Chambers UK and The Legal 500 UK. Most recently he was ranked as a Leading Individual for ECM in Legal 500 UK.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
Spanish Business Law
Instituto de Empresa
College of Law
University of Exeter


888 Holdings, 2022 
Advised the joint bookrunners on the £163 million placing of 888 Holdings plc, to fund in part the reverse takeover of the international business of William Hill.

Hiro Metaverse, 2022
Advised Hiro Metaverse, a SPAC sponsored by Hiro Capital, on its £115 million initial public offering and admission to trading on the London Stock Exchange.

W.A.G payment solutions, 2021
Advised the underwriters in connection with the £186 million initial public offering of W.A.G payment solutions plc on the London Stock Exchange.

Islandsbanki, 2021 
Advised Islandsbanki hf. as issuer and ISFI, on behalf of the Icelandic state, as selling shareholder on the US$457 million IPO of Islandsbanki on Nasdaq Iceland.

CTP, 2021
Advised CTP, the largest full-service owner-developer of logistics parks in CEE, on its US$1.1 billion IPO on Euronext Amsterdam.

Fix Price, 2021
Advised BofA Securities, Citigroup, J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley and VTB Capital on the US$2 billion IPO of Fix Price on the London Stock Exchange and on the Moscow Exchange., 2020
Advised, the largest payments, marketplace and fintech ecosystem in Kazakhstan, on its US$1 billion IPO of global depositary receipts on the LSE.

Mitie, 2020
Advised Jefferies, J.P. Morgan, Barclays and Santander on Mitie's £201 million rights issue.

Saudi Aramco, 2019
Advised Saudi Aramco on its US$29.4 billion IPO—the world's largest IPO to date.

Finablr, 2019
Advised the consortium of banks led by Barclays, J.P. Morgan and Goldman Sachs in connection with the £306 million IPO and LSE listing of Finablr.

Kazatomprom, 2018
Advised Credit Suisse and J.P. Morgan on the US$450 million IPO of JSC NAC Kazatomprom on the LSE and AIX.

Arion Bank, 2018
Advised Arion Bank as issuer in connection with its US$319 million initial public offering and listing of its ordinary shares on NASDAQ Iceland and Swedish depository receipts representing its ordinary shares on NASDAQ Stockholm.

Advised the consortium of Banks led by J.P. Morgan, UBS and VTB in connection with the US$250 million GDRs offering by ROS AGRO PLC on the LSE.

Sophos, 2015
Advised the consortium of banks led by J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley in connection with the £405 million IPO of Sophos PLC on the London Stock Exchange.

Hochschild Mining plc, 2015
Advised J.P. Morgan, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and RBC Capital Markets as underwriters on the $100 million rights offering of Hochschild Mining plc.

Repsol, 2014
Advised Deutsche Bank and Citigroup in connection with the €2.1 billion sale by Pemex of ordinary shares in Repsol.

Liberbank, 2014
Represented Deutsche Bank, Citigroup, BBVA and Banco Santander on the €575 million rights issue by Liberbank.

DX, 2014
Advised in connection with its £200 million IPO on the London Stock Exchange.

Partnership Assurance, 2013
Advised Morgan Stanley and Bank of America Merrill Lynch in connection with the £485 million IPO of Partnership Assurance on the LSE.

CVC, 2013
Advised CVC on the €350 million IPO and London Stock Exchange listing of a new company seeking to raise funds to invest in an existing CVC fund.

Crest Nicholson, 2013
Advised HSBC and Barclays in connection with the £213 million IPO of Crest Nicholson on the LSE.

Zenith Bank, 2013
Advised Zenith Bank on its global depository receipt listing on the London Stock Exchange.

Awards and Recognition

Leading Individual: Equity Capital Markets, Legal 500 UK 2023

Recommended (Band 2): Equity Capital Markets, Chambers and Partners UK 2023