Corporate Finance

Fundraising, Investment, Securities & Flotations

It is critical for a business to make the right decisions when it comes to investment, fundraising or other areas of corporate finance such as flotations. Our corporate financial lawyers have in depth expertise in both public and private debt and equity. We can help you with your growth plans and provide a personalised service, proactive involvement and commercially sound advice.

How Fortune Law can help

  • Private equity transactions.
  • All legal aspects of company equity funding and investment including development and expansion capital.
  • Initial public offerings and flotations. We have particular expertise in acting for nominated advisers, brokers and companies on AIM flotations. We also have experience with dealing with the UKLA and the Takeover Panel on listed company and public company transactions.
  • Preparation of offer documentation including prospectuses and information memoranda.
  • Compliance with all relevant regulatory matters including the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (“FSMA”) and the regulations relating to offers of securities to the public in the UK.
  • Loan and security arrangements together with finance options and the drafting of put and call options.
  • Preparation and negotiation of different interests including share classes, preference shares, convertible securities, share options and PIK Notes.
  • Re-registration of private companies to public and vice versa.
  • Exit strategies.

Example client flotations, includes advising on over 20 IPOs

  • Corporate Synergy plc as Nominated Adviser to Neptune Minerals plc on admission to AIM inc. placing of new ordinary shares raising £9.3m.
  • Seymour Pierce in connection with the admission to trading on AIM of ADD Leisure plc inc. placing and offer for subscription successfully raising £1.5m.
  • E-prime Financial plc on a placing raising £19.5m and admission to AIM.
  • PrintPotato.com plc, an online print provider on admission to AIM and a placing raising £3m.
  • Adval Group plc, AIM listed e-learning product provider, on a placing and open offer to raise £3.6m.
  • Williams de Broë plc as Nominated Adviser and Broker to Eureka Mining plc on admission to AIM and raising of £7m via a placing.
  • Seymour Pierce as Nominated Adviser and Broker for a £2m placing and admission to AIM for Flightstore Group plc, an in-flight business intranet provider.
  • Futura Medical plc, pharmaceutical and medical device group developing innovative sexual healthcare products on admission to AIM raising £1.7 million via private cash subscription for 2,428,571 new ordinary shares at a price of 70 pence per share, giving an implied market capitalisation of approximately £30 million.
  • Collins Stewart as Broker and Nominated Adviser to Inditherm plc on admission to AIM and subsequent fund raising of £5.3m by way of a placing and open offer.
  • Corporate Synergy plc as Nominated Adviser to Neptune Minerals plc on admission to AIM inc. placing of new ordinary shares raising £9.3m.
  • Seymour Pierce in connection with the admission to trading on AIM of ADD Leisure plc. inc. placing and offer for subscription successfully raising £1.5m.
  • E-prime Financial plc on a placing raising £19.5m and admission to AIM.
  • PrintPotato.com plc, an online print provider on admission to AIM and a placing raising £3m.
  • Adval Group plc, AIM listed e-learning product provider, on a placing and open offer to raise £3.6m.
  • Williams de Broë plc as Nominated Adviser and Broker to Eureka Mining plc on admission to AIM and raising of £7m via a placing.
  • Seymour Pierce as Nominated Adviser and Broker for a £2m placing and admission to AIM for Flightstore Group plc, an in-flight business intranet provider.
  • Futura Medical plc, pharmaceutical and medical device group developing innovative sexual healthcare products on admission to AIM raising £1.7 million via private cash subscription for 2,428,571 new ordinary shares at a price of 70 pence per share, giving an implied market capitalisation of approximately £30 million.
  • Collins Stewart as Broker and Nominated Adviser to Inditherm plc on admission to AIM and subsequent fund raising of £5.3m by way of a placing and open offer.

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