Equity capital markets
Tom has extensive IPO experience including working on the flotations of easyHotel, Kalibrate Technologies, Rex Bionics, Evgen Pharma, Eland Oil & Gas plc and Ibex Global Solutions.
Tom regularly advises on secondary fundraisings including placings, subscriptions, rights issues and cash box placings. Recent experience includes advising:
Advised in relation to Hornby plc's step down from the main market to AIM
Advised in relation to the joint underwritten cash box placing in connection with the acquisition of PneumRx, Inc.
Advised on the £11.5 million placing in relation to an acquisition.
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Public and private M&A
Tom regularly advises in relation to both private and public M&A transactions. Recent deals have included:
Advised on the sale of the Grand Hotel, Brighton.
Advised on the £177 million takeover of Biocompatibles plc.
Advised on the acquisition of RC Real Business Solutions GmbH for €12.5 million in cash and a related £11.5 million placing.
Advised on the reverse takeover acquisitions of Cambridge Computed Images Ltd and TexRAD Ltd.
The shareholders of Chaucer Management Consultancy Group
Advised on their sale to Growth Capital Partners.
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Restructuring and insolvency
Tom has broad experience advising on the corporate aspects of restructuring and insolvency transactions. Recent experience includes:
Advised on its acquisition of the assets of AIM listed Romag Holdings plc by way of a pre-pack administration.
The Pension Protection Fund
Advised on various matters including the restructuring of Monarch Airlines.
Advised in relation to the pre-pack acquisition of certain assets of SCM Pharma.
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Recent experience includes:
Advised JP Morgan on its container ship joint venture with global shipping company Bernhard Schulte.
Advised in relation to a joint venture in the offshore sub sector.
Advised on its entry into and exit from a VLGC owning joint venture.
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Advised BTG plc on the joint underwritten cash box placing in connection with the acquisition of PneumRx, Inc.
Advised BTG plc on the £177 million takeover of Biocompatibles plc.
Advised De Vere on the sale of the Grand Hotel, Brighton.
Advised Numis Securities in relation to Hornby plc's placing and move from the main market to AIM.
Kalibrate Technologies plc
Advised Kalibrate Technologies plc on its admission to trading on AIM.