Equity capital markets

They were supportive throughout and supplemented this with helpful commercial insights and pragmatism.

Doug Quinn, CFO, SkinBioTherapeutics

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The Penningtons Manches Cooper corporate team advises companies and their financial advisers and brokers on all aspects of equity capital market transactions. We focus predominantly on the mid-market and assist on IPOs, secondary fundraisings, takeovers and ongoing listed company issues.

Our specialists have the expertise to guide clients through this complex and demanding regulatory area and help them achieve their commercial goals.

We work with a wide selection of mid-market companies both in the UK and overseas, supporting them on equity markets transactions of all types. We are particularly active in the firm’s core sectors of life sciences, technology, fintech, real estate and retail. Our lawyers have extensive knowledge of the AIM community of professional advisers.

We can provide guidance on many of the key issues and assist in building the advisory team.  We look to establish long-term and deep relationships with our clients and offer ongoing support as a company grows. Our team also advises on day-to-day issues affecting listed companies such as corporate governance and AGM related issues. 

We offer expert advice on:

  • initial public offerings (IPOs)
  • placings, rights issues and other secondary issues
  • private placements
  • takeover offers
  • listing, prospectus, disclosure and transparency rules
  • corporate governance

Recent work highlights

Oxford Cannabinoid Technologies Holdings plc IPO

Advising pre-revenue pharmaceutical company Oxford Cannabinoid Technologies Holdings plc (OCTP) on its initial public offering on the London Stock Exchange, which valued the company at £48 million.

Parsley Box Group plc IPO

Providing advice to finnCap in its role as Nominated Adviser and Broker to Parsley Box Group plc (AIM: MEAL) on its initial public offering on AIM, valuing Parsley Box at £83.8 million.

Revolution Bars equity fundraising and move to AIM

Advising finnCap and Peel Hunt as brokers to Revolution Bars Group on a £15 million equity fundraising and finnCap as nominated adviser on its proposed move to AIM. The funds are aimed at helping the group emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic in a strong position.

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Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC311575 and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority under number 419867.

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