Business advisory services

Our team of experienced professionals bring a fresh perspective to any transaction, providing advice, ideas and judgement based on decades of sector knowledge. We have an extensive track record advising on mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, and corporate broking.

business advisory team walking between meetings
business advisory team walking between meetings

Our unique approach to advisory services

Refreshingly human

The quality of our advice stems from an open and honest dialogue with our clients and a deep understanding of their businesses.

Profoundly experienced

Our dedicated team has helped float 18 companies, advised on 35 public takeovers, and provides corporate broking to over 130 clients.

Persistently creative

We never start with a pre-determined solution. Each conversation starts with a blank piece of paper and a desire to learn about your objectives.

Internationally connected

In addition to our offices in London, Mumbai and Johannesburg, we have teams across Continental Europe through our minority subsidiary Capitalmind, and we cover North America through our partner BlackArch.

Our suite of advisory services

M&A advisory

M&A advisory

Our offering covers the full spectrum of M&A advice to private equity including:

  • Buy-side advice - platform acquisitions, bolt-on acquisitions, take private of listed companies, negotiation of corporate carve-outs and the purchase of minority stakes.
  • Sell-side advice - sale of companies and the disposal of minority stakes.

IPO advisory

IPO advisory

We are proud to have advised on some of the most successful UK IPOs in recent years. Our leading IPO platform brings together our experience from an enviable track record of quality IPOs, deep sector knowledge, leading and highly respected research analysts, as well as a top-ranked sales team.

Sector advisory

Sector advisory

Our professionals have in-depth sector knowledge of the underlying markets and their participants enabling them to articulate compelling equity stories and display real-time knowledge of counterparty behaviour to deliver excellent outcomes.

Our eight core sectors include business services, healthcare, TMT, FIG, Energy Services, Industrial, Consumer, Retail & Leisure and Power & Infrastructure.

Private fundraising advisory

Private fundraising advisory

We offer support to ambitious, growth-focused businesses seeking to raise more than £5 million in capital, accessing a wide range of niche and mainstream funding in the private capital market to deliver the right capital solution to deliver the next phase of our client’s growth.

Debt advisory

Debt advisory

We’ll give you access to an extensive network of funders and independent debt advice to help you face the most challenging of circumstances.

Strategic advisory

Strategic advisory

Our experts provide informed and impartial advice on equity investment case positioning, strategic equity advisory services, and technical and regulatory matters.

Equity capital markets advisory

Equity capital markets advisory

We specialise in raising capital for both private and public companies. In 2020, we raised £2.7bn in 30 separate transactions for small-, mid- and large-cap clients, distributing into the UK, US, and EU markets.

Corporate broking

Corporate broking

We provide ongoing strategic advice on every aspect of your business’s relationship with equity markets, to help you realise your ambitions.

We can act as a strategic sounding board, advise on regulatory obligations, provide real-time market intelligence and feedback on investor sentiment.

Let’s start a conversation

The first step is to tell us about your business needs and goals.

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