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Equity capital markets

At Browne Jacobson, we appreciate the legal and practical implications of being a public company, as well as the complexities it brings. Our equity capital markets team has extensive experience of advising unquoted, AIM and main market public companies, shareholders, directors and financial advisors covering an expanse of legal work.

We’re known for our innovative approach. And work hard to combine this with market-leading expertise and the experience. In this way we’re able to support a public company through every possible stage of its life cycle, including pre-IPO fundraisings and structuring as well as all aspects of either AIM or main market IPOs.

We work collaboratively across our team to instruct on secondary fundraisings, continuing compliance, company administration, transactions, restructuring, debt financings and takeovers.

We thrive on helping companies and directors to understand the process as well as their continuing obligations and the reasons behind them.

We deliver dedicated assistance in market soundings and preparation of investor presentations, as well as assistance with drafting and verifying the admission document or prospectus.

We negotiate transaction documents expertly, placing or introduction agreements, adviser’s terms and comfort letters.

We help to put the infrastructure required in place, including appropriate corporate governance structures, dealing codes, relationship agreements, service contracts and employee incentives.

Most importantly, we turn a problem into a solution. We’ll stand by you every step of the way, with our unfaltering tailored support and guidance.

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Equals Group plc

Advised Equals Group plc on four strategic transactions in the first half of 2023.   Read more.

The Brighton Pier Group plc

Advised AIM quoted leisure operator The Brighton Pier Group plc on various matters including the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of theme park, Lightwater Valley.

Equals Group plc

Advised AIM quoted Equals Group plc on various matters including the acquisition of a leading fintech payments group focused on the SME marketplace, including on its purchase of Equals Connect Limited (which offers a white-label international payments platform to smaller Foreign Exchange brokers).

Clean Power Hydrogen

Advised on the admission of the entire issued ordinary share capital of green hydrogen technology and manufacturing group, Clean Power Hydrogen (“CPH2”) to trade on AIM (“AIM”), a market operated by the London Stock Exchange plc.

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