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What We Do

We support transactions for institutional and corporate clients throughout the UK, providing City expertise from our national network of offices. Our equity capital markets lawyers have experience of advising on all sides of a typical transaction (investors, issuers and underwriters).

Our Equity Capital Markets team advises on:

  • IPOs
  • Secondary fundraisings (including placings, rights offers and open offers)
  • Takeovers
  • Compliance and governance for quoted companies

How We Can Help

Whether launching a company on the stock exchange, raising capital, or getting listed on overseas exchanges, our team has the experience and commercial skill to support you.

As a result of our experience working on different sides of equity transactions, we have in-depth knowledge of the likely obstacles which will be thrown up. We use this experience to create pragmatic solutions that will be agreeable to all parties.

Recent Equity Capital Markets Deals

Transactions which our Equity Capital Markets team has worked on include:

  • Advised Destiny Pharma Plc on its £70 million IPO
  • Advised Peel Hunt on Warehouse REIT’s £150 million IPO 
  • BlueRock Diamonds on its admission to AIM
  • EmergeVest’s £30 million takeover of Palletforce
  • finnCap on a £15 million placing for Nasstar
  • Kestrel Partners on Towry Finance’s £97 million takeover of AIM listed Ashcourt Rowan
  • Kodal Minerals on its AIM IPO
  • Lonrho on the sale of its aviation business to Fastjet for $110 million and subsequent re-admission to AIM of Fastjet
  • New Trend Lifestyle Group on its AIM IPO
  • Papa Entertainment on the reverse takeover of Mission Entertainment Group
  • Peel Hunt on placings for DDD Group, GB Group and Proxama
  • Peel Hunt on the £42 million AIM IPO of Circle Property
  • Stockdale Securities on Velox3’s £11 million reverse takeover of SheltyCo Enterprises
  • Zibao Metals Recycling plc on its AIM IPO

For more information on Equity Capital Markets

If you are interested in understanding how Irwin Mitchell can help you with your Equity Capital Markets work then please contact Chris Rawstron (Partner) on +44 (0)121 214 5492, or send us an email.