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Financial services - corporate experience

  • Advising a large UK retail investment firm in relation to its proposed acquisition of another authorised firm
  • Advising an Asian financial group on the proposed acquisition of a UK deposit taking institution
  • London Capital Group Holdings plc – acted for nominated adviser and broker Cenkos Securities plc on its £8 million secondary placing for this AIM-listed online spread betting, foreign exchange and derivatives trading company
  • City of London Group plc – acted for this Main Market-listed financial services company on its £6 million firm placing and open offer
  • GFI Group Inc. - acted for this NYSE-listed leading provider of wholesale brokerage, electronic execution and trading support products for global financial markets, on its acquisition of The Kyte Group Limited and Kyte Capital Management for a purchase price of up to £80 million. Kyte is a member of leading exchanges including NYSE Euronext, NYSE LIFFE and Eurex, and provides clearing, broking, settlement and back-office services to proprietary traders, brokers, market makers and hedge funds.
  • Just Retirement plc – acted for management of AIM-listed Just Retirement plc on its £220m takeover by way of a scheme of arrangement by Avalon Acquisitions Limited, an acquisition vehicle backed by private equity giant Permira
  • Northleaf Capital Partners – acted for TD Capital Private Equity Investors on the spin-out of its global private equity investment firm to create Northleaf Capital, Canada’s largest independent global private equity fund manager and advisor managing over $2.8 billion in private equity fund commitments on behalf of institutional investors, including TD Capital
  • City of London Group plc – acted for this Main Market-listed financial services company on its issuance of up to £5m of 8% fixed rate convertible loan notes in connection with the establishment of a fund to finance its litigation funding subsidiary
  • Charles Taylor Consulting plc – acted for this Main Market-listed provider of specialist insurance services on its acquisition of Axiom Holdings Limited
  • City of London Group plc – acted for this Main Market-listed financial services company on its strategic investment in the legal funding venture of St Helens Finance plc
  • Acted for a fund of funds on the proposed takeover of a Main Market-listed financial services company

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