Companies looking to raise money on the equity capital markets need sophisticated advice.
For a business looking to access the equity capital markets, we have the experience to advise on every type of transaction out there; from Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) and secondary issues, to takeovers, M&A activity and general corporate governance.
What do we do?
Experts in IPOs and other capital markets fundraisings
We have significant experience of advising on IPOs and fundraisings; we know the issues that can arise on a flotation and are skilled at successfully overcoming them. Our clients are listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange, AIM and other markets and come from a variety of jurisdictions.
Our relationships within the capital market advisory community – including many of the leading mid-market investment banks, sponsors, nominated advisers and brokers advising on AIM and the Main Market – help us deliver a seamless service.
Unique client-side perspective
As the first UK commercial law firm to float, we are uniquely placed to understand the process from the client-side as well as that of legal advisers. We encountered first-hand many of the typical challenges that arise during an IPO process and our clients benefit from this invaluable hands-on experience.
They’re very proactive, and they respond in a very short timeframe.
Who do we help?
Clients include companies from the UK, mainland Europe, North America and Asia across a variety of industry sectors. We act for companies on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange, AIM and other markets, as well as the leading nominated advisers, brokers and investment banks.
Our latest case studies
Advising Inspired Energy Plc on an acquisition and share placing
We have advised energy consultant Inspired Energy Plc on the acquisition of Inprova Finance Limited from Inprova Group, financed through a £19m share placing on AIM.
Advising Franchise Brands on its AIM admission
In August 2016 we acted for Franchise Brands on its AIM admission, with a £15.5m market capitalisation.
Trackwise Designs Plc: AIM admission to drive growth and innovation
Our capital markets team guided Trackwise through the IPO process, including legal due diligence, assisting with the AIM admission document and supporting documents…