It has been a very good 2013 for London’s AIM market, with the last quarter being particularly strong for new admissions and funds raised. Rosenblatt’s corporate team was correspondingly active on AIM transactions during the end of 2013 and the start to 2014 looks set to be no less busy, having been involved in the following deals:
advising ZAI Corporate Finance Limited as Nomad on the IPO of Mosman Oil and Gas Limited. Mosman has been formed to examine resource opportunities in overlooked and emerging resource areas.
advising Nplus1 Singer Advisory LLP as Nomad and broker on the IPO of Applied Graphene Materials plc. Applied Graphene, originally founded as a spin-out from Durham University, has developed a scalable manufacturing process for the production of grapheme. Graphene, touted as the “miracle material” of the 21st century, is said to be the strongest material ever measured.
advising Sanlam Securities UK Limited as Nomad and broker on the IPO of Action Hotels plc. Action is a hotels group focussed on branded economy and midscale hotels in the Middle East and Australia.
advising Nplus1 Singer Advisory LLP as Nomad and broker on the IPO of Kalibrate Technologies plc. Kalibrate is a provider of software-based products, data analytic tools and consulting services to the global petroleum retail industry.
advising finnCap Limited as Nomad and broker on a placing by PROACTIS Holdings plc. PROACTIS is a global provider of “spend control” and eProcurement solutions.
advising WH Ireland Limited and WG Partners (a division of Charles Stanley & Co. Limited) on a conditional placing, subscription and open offer by Verona Pharma plc. WH Ireland and WG Partners were joint brokers to Verona Pharma and WH Ireland is the company’s nominated adviser. Verona Pharma is a drug development company focused on the development of high value, “first-in-class” drugs for severe, specialist-treated respiratory diseases.
advising WH Ireland Limited as Nomad and broker on a placing by Mountfield Group plc. Mountfield specialises in the fitting-out of data centres.
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