Caroline Dekker is an Associate in the Cayman Islands Corporate practice. She represents clients on a wide range of public and private corporate matters, with a particular focus on cross-border mergers and acquisitions and equity capital markets transactions.
Caroline has extensive experience advising on IPOs, SPACs, M&A transactions, venture capital transactions, joint ventures, restructures and corporate governance. In addition, Caroline advises on the formation, regulation and termination of investment funds.
Experience prior to joining Conyers:
- Advised a top 20 global insurance broker and its subsidiaries on the restructuring of its investment structure, resulting in a US$7.5 billion valuation.
- Advised a Cayman Islands special purpose acquisition company (“SPAC”) on its US$1.7 billion business combination with a global technology waste and recycling business.
- Acted as Cayman Islands counsel to a US-based cybersecurity software firm with an enterprise value of approximately US$1.3 billion, on its business combination with a Nasdaq listed SPAC.
- Advised a large, multinational pharmaceutical company as key shareholder of a British biotechnology company, on the Cayman Islands aspects of a pre-merger restructuring necessary to implement a business combination with a Nasdaq listed SPAC. The combined company subsequently successfully listed on Nasdaq in March 2023.
- Advised a number of logistics and manufacturing companies based in Asia on all Cayman Islands legal aspects of their respective initial public offerings on Nasdaq, including pre-offering corporate and capital restructures.
- Advised a number of SPACs on their successful listings on Nasdaq and the New York Stock Exchange.
- Advised one of New Zealand’s largest listed companies on its NZ$750 million accelerated renounceable entitlement offer. At the time, this transaction was the largest secondary capital raise ever undertaken in New Zealand and was a finalist for Capital Markets Deal of the Year at the 2019 New Zealand Law Awards.
- Ogier, Cayman Islands
- Bell Gully, New Zealand
- Bachelor of Laws (LLB), University of Otago, New Zealand
- Bachelor of Science, University of Otago, New Zealand
- Cayman Islands, Attorney-at-law, 2021
- High Court of New Zealand, Barrister and Solicitor, 2017