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Public company advisory

Our Public Company Advisory team helps companies float on AIM or the Official List.

We are the leading independent Nominated Adviser to AIM companies, a financial adviser to Premium Listed and Standard Listed companies, and experts in advising on public company M&A.

Our team of highly experienced and qualified professionals has depth and breadth of expertise providing strategic, commercial, financial, regulatory and operational advice to public companies, its board of directors and its shareholders.

We offer integrated solutions to dynamic publicly listed companies, private companies that aspire to transition onto the public markets, private equity houses, family offices as well as shareholders of public and private companies on a diverse range of corporate finance matters.  We pride ourselves on developing deep business relationships with our clients based on trust as well as our proactive and pragmatic advice.

Our Public Company Advisory capability enables us to be in a unique position to offer our clients not only the advisory services that most independent investment banks can provide but also combine a range of our other value-adding services that can help to unlock growth for our clients.

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Equity capital markets advisory

Are you considering floating on AIM?

For companies looking to admit to trading on AIM, we can act as Nominated Adviser to your company providing corporate finance and regulatory advice and project managing your admission to AIM from the very beginning.

We are the leading independent Nominated Adviser to AIM companies having completed over 250 AIM transactions. We are independent of investors and provide the comfort of mind that you are receiving impartial advice to your board and existing shareholders. 

We have well established relationships with all of the major stockbrokers and investment banks and we can help you select the most appropriate stockbroker or bank for your company's needs.

For further information about AIM and the process, please download 'A guide to AIM'

With in-depth knowledge and insight from key advisers that list companies on AIM, this document is appropriate for small and medium sized companies aspiring to join AIM. 

Already an AIM company?

For companies already on AIM, we act as a retained Nominated Adviser continuing to deliver independent, pragmatic advice and solutions to your company throughout its life on AIM.

Are you considering floating on the Standard or Premium segment of the Main Market?

For companies looking to join the Standard segment of the Main Market or the SFM (Specialist Fund Market), we can act as the financial adviser and project manage the entire listing process.

If you are considering listing on the Premium segment of the Main Market, we can act as an independent financial adviser and provide you with an unbiased second opinion independent of the listing sponsor. 

Public company M&A advisory

Whether you are a buyer of a public company or a public company being bought, we can act as your financial adviser and help navigate you through the acquisition or sale process.

The Takeover Code 

If your company has received an approach, is planning to make a bid for a public company or you have decided to take your company private, we have the experience and expertise to act as your financial adviser.

We can support you on all aspects of the process from deal evaluation, funding, bid tactics and strategies, defence strategies, the application of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers, valuation and pricing, and implementation and process management. 

Partner, Head of Public Company Advisory

Philip Secrett

+44 (0)20 7728 2578

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