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We advise clients on all aspects of establishing, funding,
developing and acquiring businesses.
Our Equity Capital Markets team
achieved top ranking by Chambers & Partners UK 2012 and
Our pre-eminent equity capital markets practice has extensive
experience covering a wide range of transactions, including initial
public offerings, secondary equity issues, restructurings,
de-listings and public takeovers.
Our client base consists of companies quoted
on the Official List, AIM or PLUS markets, as well as a wide range
of investment banks, brokers, sponsors and nominated
advisers. This comprehensive client base covers a broad range
of sectors, with our lawyers particularly well placed to advice on
transactions in the natural resources, TMT, financial
institutions, retail and
estate, transport and life sciences sectors.
We have a strong international focus to our
practice, which has seen us acting for many overseas companies
seeking a primary or additional quotation in the UK. This
international expertise, as well as our wide-ranging experience in
advising on corporate mergers and acquisitions (whether public
takeovers or private transactions), means that we are capable of
providing in-depth and comprehensive advice on all aspects of
corporate activity undertaken by our clients.
Having acted on over 43 equity market
transactions with a combined deal value of just under £3 billion in
2011, you can be sure that our team has the expertise and knowledge
to make your transaction a success.
Avocet Mining plc – advising Avocet on its move
from AIM to the premium listing segment of the Official List and to
trading on the London Stock Exchange's main market for listed
securities, with a market capitalisation in excess of £400
Trap Oil Group plc – advising Trap Oil on its
admission to AIM and successful placing which raised £60 million at
a market capitalisation of just under £80 million.
Limited - advising Fairfax in relation to the admission to
the Official List of the UKLA of Medusa Mining, a company with
significant gold assets in the Philippines, with a market
capitalisation of £650 million.
Gulf Keystone Petroleum
plc – advising Mirabaud Securities and Renaissance Capital
on a placing by Gulf Keystone Petroleum, raising in aggregate
Evolution Securities Limited
and Renaissance Capital Limited - acting for Evolution
Securities and Renaissance Global in relation to the admission to
AIM of Jupiter Energy Limited with a market capitalisation of £50
EMED Mining plc –
advising EMED Mining on its UK and Canadian fundraising, (raising
CAN$ 30-35 million) and its secondary listing on the Toronto Stock
finnCap Limited –
acting for finnCap Limited in connection with the introduction of
SacOil Holding Limited to AIM by way of a fast track admission at a
market capitalisation of £104 million. SacOil is also listed
on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.
Ceramic Fuel Cells
Limited - acting for AIM-quoted Ceramic Fuel Cells Limited
on its fundraising of up to £20.5 million, which was made up of an
institutional placing, a subscription by a substantial
shareholder, an open offer limited to residents of the European
Union and a separate rights issue limited to residents of Australia
and New Zealand.
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