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Strand Hanson advises businesses from a wide range of sectors and jurisdictions on flotations in London, on both the AIM and the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange. Our independent advice includes structuring and valuation work alongside IPO execution and management.

Flotations can offer businesses access to a broader investor base and offer an enhanced profile. Their success is rooted in planning and familiarity with the likely issues.

Strand Hanson prides itself in providing uncompromised, independent advice to our clients in the flotation process, identifying and working with a variety of brokers to ensure the highest standards of service and the best chance of success.

Since 2009, we have advised on a significant number of IPOs and secondary fundraises, in aggregate, approximately £2bn.

Strand Hanson's typical flotation approach would include:

  • Initial feasibility evaluation
  • Advice on timing and structure of the flotation
  • Analysis of the valuation expectations of the company
  • Advice and guidance regarding the regulatory requirements for obtaining a listing
  • Assistance in the identification and appointment of an appropriate firm (or firms) of brokers
  • Introduction, where necessary, to other professional advisers
  • Co-ordination and project management of the flotation process
  • Acting as financial adviser to the company in its dealings with the UKLA
  • Acting as nominated adviser to the company in its dealings with AIM
  • Savannah Petroleum Plc

    $50m placing, Admission to AIM and acquisition of a 95% interest in the R1/R2 production sharing contract, onshore Niger


    Market capitalisation on Admission
  • Renaissance Russia Infrastructure Equities Limited

    Introduction to the premium segment of the Official List and to trading on the Main Market

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    Market capitalisation on listing
  • United Cacao Limited

    $10m equity placing and Admission to AIM


    Increase in share price in 1st week of trading