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We're with you at every step of your business's life cycle.

If access to the public markets in the UK is important to your growth, we're there to help you achieve a listing on London Stock Exchange’s Main Market or AIM. We're also ready to support you after listing to help you meet your continuing obligations, conduct further fundraisings and advise on public M&A.

As one of the leading corporate teams operating outside the City, we support organisations across the UK and globally. We work hard to deliver swift, commercial results in a cost-effective way.

Our clients range from new issuers to established listed companies. We’re proud of the fact that our clients come from all backgrounds and operate across a wide range of sectors. Working collaboratively is one of the ways we’ve been able to develop niche expertise in so many innovative, growth sectors. 

We advise on initial public offerings and also regularly work with companies and their other advisers on secondary issues (including rights issues, open offers, placings and vendor placings and more innovative structures like cash box placings) as well as restructurings, shareholder activism, continuing obligations and corporate governance.

The team provides "excellent responsiveness and clear unambiguous advice."

Chambers & Partners Guide (UK)

“We're pleased to have supported ECO with this fundraising which will help them build on their recent success in new markets and thank the Bond Dickinson team for working closely with us to achieve this result."

Stephen Keys, Head of Growth Companies at Cenkos

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What we do

We have particular experience in the following areas:

  • Introductions to nomads, sponsors and brokers and advising on their terms of engagement
  • Pre flotation planning, corporate structuring, choice of listing venue, directors' duties
  • Flotations on the Main Market and AIM, including preparation of prospectuses and admission documents
  • Secondary transactions – rights issues, placings and open offers
  • Tender offers and buy backs
  • Takeovers – hostile and recommended
  • Continuing obligations under the AIM Rules, the Listing Rules, the Disclosure and Transparency Rules and Model Code
  • Corporate governance.

Examples of work

  • Advising Atom Bank on £25 million equity fund raising.
  • Advising Atom Bank on strategic partnership with BBVA and its £135 million fundraising ​
  • Advising Cenkos Securities in its role as nominated adviser and broker on ECO Animal Health Group’s £12 million equity fund raising by way of a placing.
  • Advising Charles Stanley Securities on the flotation of Independent Oil and Gas on AIM.
  • Advising e-Therapeutics on its flotation on AIM, £2 million PIPE fundraising with Octopus Ventures and secondary placings raising in excess of £70 million.
  • Advising Vertu Motors on its £31 million acquisition of Albert Farnell Limited from the Cooperative Group and its associated equity fundraising of £51 million by way of an underwritten institutional placing
  • Advising Ironridge Resources Limited on the Australian minerals explorer with assets in Gabon and Australia on its IPO on AIM and associated fundraising
  • Advising Merchant Securities Group plc  on the £12.2m recommended cash offer from Sanlam Private Investment Holdings UK Limited
  • Advising Canaccord Genuity on the IPO of Bellzone Mining on AIM and subsequent £81m fundraise by accelerated bookbuild
  • Advising London Metric Property plc on its £226 million fundraising by way of a placing and open offer
  • Advising Infrastructure India on its $191.5m reverse acquisition of a 50 per cent interest in India Hydropower Development Company and a 99 per cent interest in Vikram Logistic & Maritime Services Pvt, and associated £33m institutional placing on AIM
  • Advising Atlas Estates, a closed-ended real estate investment company, on its ongoing obligations under the AIM rules, its dual listing on the Warsaw stock exchange and on the mandatory cash offer by Fragiolig Holdings Limited
  • Advising Vega Group plc, a technology and managed solutions company, on the £69 million recommended offer by Finmeccanica Spa.

Our clients include: AIG, Airsprung Group, Anpario, Atom Bank, Bellway, Cenkos Securities, Charles Stanley Securities, Concha, e-Therapeutics, Go-Ahead Group, Grainger, J Sainsbury’s, Kingfisher Group, Lloyds Banking Group, Melrose, Mount Engineering, Northgate, N+1 Singer, OpSec Security Group, Panmure Gordon, Reg Vardy, the REG Group, Stadium Group, Synthomer, Vertu Motors and ZAI Corporate Finance.