Advising managers and sponsors on the launch and promotion of new investment funds and products.
Providing the advice and support funds, managers, advisors and investors require in order to achieve their goals.
Assisting funds and their managers in navigating the national and global regulatory environment within which their businesses exist and operate.
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Equity capital markets
Woodford Patient Capital Trust plc
Acted for Woodford Investment Management LLP on the launch of their first listed investment trust, raising £800 million on a IPO, the largest ever investment trust IPO.
GCP Infrastructure Investments Limited
Acted for this FTSE250 investment company on the renewal of its placing programme.
Vietnam Enterprise Investments Limited
Acted for this longstanding Vietnam-focused investment company on its migration from the Irish Stock Exchange to the main market of the London Stock Exchange.
BlackRock Throgmorton Trust plc
Advised this listed investment trust on its change of investment policy and amendment to investment management arrangements.
Cenkos Securities plc
Acted for this longstanding client in its role as sponsor, financial adviser and placing agent to GCP Asset Backed Income Fund on both IPO and subsequent secondary issues.
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Premier Energy & Water Trust plc
Advised this investment trust on its complex Court-approved scheme of arrangement to effect an extension of the life of the company by moving an existing ZDP share class into a newly incorporated subsidiary and admitting such shares to the Official List. Also acted on the subsequent rollover of the ZDPs into a new ZDP share class.
Atlantis Japan Growth Trust Limited
Advised this Guernsey registered company on an amendment to its constitution to create an annual subscription right for ordinary shareholders.
Miton Income Opportunities Trust plc
Advised this longstanding client on its voluntary liquidation, offering shareholders a rollover under s.110 Insolvency Act into shares in The Diverse Income Trust plc.
Public and private M&A
Manchester & London Investment Trust plc
Advised this Company on its recommended takeover offer for Stakeholders' Momentum Investment Trust plc.
GLI Finance Limited
Advised this AIM traded client on its recommended takeover of Asset Management Investment Company plc by way of Court-approved scheme of arrangement.
Elysium Fund Management
Advised management on the MBO of Collins Stewart's Guernsey-based fund administration business.
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