Equity capital markets

… an excellent job in gaining FSA approval to our Euro 250m listing on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

Adam Parr, Chairman, Williams Grand Prix Holdings

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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 all types of equity markets transactions. In particular, 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

Williams Grand Prix Holdings Plc

Acting as the English legal advisers for Williams Grand Prix Holdings Plc on its listing on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

Reverse takeover for Brightside

Advising Brightside Group Plc on the reverse takeover of Group Direct Limited, share subscription and re-admission to AIM.

SyndicateRoom IPO crowdfunding product

Advising SyndicateRoom, a leading crowdfunding platform, on the launch of its public equity capability, enabling investors to participate in IPOs and other public markets transactions through the London Stock Exchange.

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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.

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