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Our Transactions

Set out below are selected recent transactions concluded by Strand Hanson since our MBO in 2009

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Jangada Mines plc
Flotations, Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Brazil
2017
Placing and admission of the enlarged share capital to trading on AIM
£10m
Tri-Star Resources plc
Fundraisings, General Advisory
Natural Resources
Oman
2017
Variation and conversion of loan notes, placing and redemption of loan notes
£14m
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The Prospect Japan Fund Limited
Mergers & Acquisitions
Other
Japan
2017
Recommended all-share offer for The Prospect Japan Fund Limited (LSE) on behalf of Prospect Co., Ltd. (TSE:3528). First ever all Japanese share offer for an UK listed / Takeover Code company
US$146.6m
Katoro Gold plc
Flotations, Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Tanzania
2017
Acquisition of Kibo Gold Ltd from Kibo Mining plc, Cancellation of admission to the Standard Segment of the Official List and of trading on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange, Placing, Rule 9 Waiver, change of name from Opera Investments plc to Katoro Gold plc and admission to trading on AIM of the Enlarged Group
£7m
Landore Resources Ltd
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Canada
2017
Subscription with new and existing investors
£2.1m
Nostra Terra Oil and Gas Company plc
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
United States
2017
Placing with existing and new investors
£0.5m
EQTEC plc
Fundraisings
Renewable Energy
United Kingdom
2017
Investment from EBIOSS Energy AD and Rule 9 Waiver
€5.2m
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Sula Iron & Gold plc
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Sierra Leone
2017
Placing with new and existing investors
£0.5m
EQTEC plc
Fundraisings
Renewable Energy
United Kingdom
2017
Placings and conversion of loan notes
£1m
Bezant Resources plc
Fundraisings
Colombia
2017
Placing with existing and new investors
£1m
Defenx plc
Mergers & Acquisitions
Technology
Switzerland
2017
Software acquisition from, and proposed strategic partnership with, BV-Tech SpA
£2.3m
Bushveld Minerals Ltd
Mergers & Acquisitions
Natural Resources
South Africa
2017
Acquisition of producing vanadium mine
US$16.5m
BNN Technology plc
Fundraisings
Technology
China
2017
Placing with existing and institutional investors
£25m
Patagonia Gold plc
Disposals
Natural Resources
Argentina
2017
Disposal of Cap-Oeste Sur Este project for up to US$15m
$15m
FIH Group plc
Mergers & Acquisitions
Other
Falkland Islands
2017
Advice in relation to the recommended cash offer for FIH Group plc by Staunton Holdings Limited and the successful defence against the unsolicited, hostile approach from Dolphin Fund Ltd, an Argentinean bidder
£41.4m
Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Ltd
Flotations, Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Guyana
2017
Placing and admission of the enlarged share capital to trading on AIM
£18.9m
NetPlay TV plc
Mergers & Acquisitions
Other
United Kingdom
2017
Recommended cash offer for NetPlay TV plc by Betsson AB (publ), via a Scheme of Arrangement
£26m
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Prospex Oil and Gas Plc
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
United Kingdom
2017
Oversubscribed placing with existing and new investors
£0.9m
SigmaRoc plc
Mergers & Acquisitions, Flotations
Natural Resources
Jersey
2017
Acquisition of Ronez Ltd, placing of shares and convertible loan notes, share consolidation and admission of the enlarged share capital to trading on AIM
£50m
Galileo Products Limited
Mergers & Acquisitions
Other
United Kingdom
2017
Acquisition of Watermark Products, a wholly owned subsidiary of Journey Group plc, an AIM-quoted supplier of retail products to the travel industry, by Galileo Products Limited
not disclosed
Avocet Mining Plc
Fundraisings, Disposals
Natural Resources
Burkina Faso
2016
Acted as Sponsor to Avocet on the Class 1 partial disposal and financing of Tri-K for up to US$14m and subsequent transfer from the premium to standard segment of the Official List
US$14m
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Defenx plc
Fundraisings
Technology
Switzerland
2016
Placing and subscription
£1.5m
Journey Group plc
Mergers & Acquisitions
United Kingdom
2016
Recommended mandatory cash offer for Journey Group plc by Jaguar Holdings Limited, on behalf of Harwood Capital LLP
£28.4m
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AFI Development plc
Disposals
Real Estate
Russia
2016
Sponsor on the proposed Class 1 disposal of certain property assets to settle outstanding loans due to VTB Bank PJSC of US$620m and subsequent renegotiation and amendment of the loans due to VTB and personal guarantee from AFI’s largest shareholder to VTB in substitution for the proposed disposal
US$620m
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Source BioScience plc
Mergers & Acquisitions
Other
United Kingdom
2016
Recommended cash offer for Source Bioscience plc by Sherwood Holdings Limited, on behalf of Harwood Capital LLP, via a Scheme of Arrangement
£62.9m
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Goldstone Resources Limited
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Ghana
2016
Placing and subscription
£1m
BNN Technology plc (formerly DJI Holdings plc)
Fundraisings
Technology
China
2016
Placing with institutional investors
£11.5m
Stratmin Global Resources Plc
Disposals
Natural Resources
Madagascar
2016
Fundamental disposal to Bass Metals Ltd
A$15m
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Zambeef Products Plc
Fundraisings
Agriculture
Zambia
2016
Invesment agreement with CDC Group
$65m
Alecto Minerals plc
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Mali
2016
Equity placing with existing investors
£0.7m
Ferrum Crescent Limited
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
South Africa
2016
Placing and subscription
£0.7m
Landore Resources Limited
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Canada
2016
Subscription with new and existing investors
£1.2m
Richland Resources Ltd
Fundraisings
Australia
2016
Unsecured loan facility
$0.5m
Savannah Petroleum Plc
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Niger
2016
Through an accelerated bookbuild placing
$40m
BNN Technology plc (formerly DJI Holdings plc)
Fundraisings
Technology
China
2016
Conditional placing with new and existing investors
£29.0m
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Satellite Solutions Worldwide Group plc
Fundraisings
Technology
United Kingdom
2016
Through an accelerated bookbuild placing
£12.1m
North River Resources plc
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Namibia
2016
Convertible bond issue, whitewash, placing and open offer
$5.6m
Patagonia Gold plc
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Argentina
2016
Subscription and open offer
$10.0m
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BNN Technology plc (formerly DJI Holdings plc)
Fundraisings
Technology
China
2016
Two stage placing and technology partnership with NewNet
£10.5m
Sunny Hill Limited
Mergers & Acquisitions, General Advisory
Natural Resources
Ireland
2016
All cash offer for Petroceltic International plc by Sunny Hill Limited, on behalf of Worldview Capital Management LLP and the purchase of Petroceltic International plc’s debt by Worldview Capital Management LLP
$240m
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Phorm Corporation Limited
Fundraisings
Technology
Singapore
2016
Short term loan facility and subscription with existing investors
$3m
Sula Iron & Gold plc
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Sierra Leone
2016
Placing and subscription with investors
£0.5m
Vast Resources plc
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Romania
2016
Subscription with new investors
£5m
Anglo-African Minerals plc, China Rail Group Limited, Sinofortone Group, Strand Hanson Limited
General Advisory
Natural Resources
Guinea
2016
Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Anglo-African Minerals plc, China Rail Group Limited, Sinofortone Group, Strand Hanson Limited and the Ministry of Transport relating to the development of significant rail and port projects to enable the development of the Guinea key strategic “Central Corridor”.
Defenx plc
Flotations, Fundraisings
Technology
Switzerland
2015
Placing and subscription and Admission to trading on AIM
£9.0m
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Lekoil Limited
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Nigeria
2015
Placing with new and existing institutional investors
$46m
Harvest Minerals Limited
Fundraisings
Agriculture
Brazil
2015
Placing with new institutional investors
$3.6m
United Cacao Limited SEZC
Fundraisings
Agriculture
Peru
2015
Issue of up to $10m 7.00 per cent. Secured Convertible Bonds and $1.3m placing
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North River Resources plc
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Namibia
2015
Open offer and underwritten placing with new and existing investors
$4m
Harvest Minerals Limited
Flotations
Natural Resources
Brazil
2015
Admission to trading on AIM of ASX listed fertiliser exploration and development company, Harvest Minerals Limited
£4.0m
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Phorm Corporation Ltd
Fundraisings
Technology
Singapore
2015
Placing and subscription with new and existing institutional investors
£3.2m
Vast Resources plc
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Romania
2015
Placing and subscription with new and existing institutional investors
£1.26m
Oilex Ltd
Fundraisings
India
2015
Two tranche placing and underwritten rights issue
AU$30m
Stratmin Global Resources Plc
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Madagascar
2015
Equity placing with new and existing institutional investors
£0.6m
Savannah Petroleum Plc
Mergers & Acquisitions, Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Niger
2015
Equity placing with institutional investors in relation to the acquisition of the R3/R4 Production Sharing Contract in south-eastern Niger
$36m
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Madagascar Oil Limited
Fundraisings, General Advisory
Natural Resources
Madagascar
2015
Secured loan facility with Outrider Management L.L.C.
$5.0m
Indoor Bowling Acquisitions Limited
Mergers & Acquisitions, General Advisory
Other
United Kingdom
2015
Recommended cash offer for Essenden plc by Indoor Bowling Acquisitions Limited, on behalf of Harwood Capital LLP, via a Scheme of Arrangement
£40.1m
Avocet Mining Plc
Fundraisings, General Advisory
Natural Resources
Burkina Faso
2015
Sponsor in relation to a US$2.1m loan facility with the Company’s largest shareholder, comprising a related party transaction
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Zambeef Products Plc
Mergers & Acquisitions
Agriculture
Zambia
2015
Disposal of Zamanita Limited, the Company's wholly owned subsidiary, to Cargil Holdings BV
$26.4m
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Satellite Solutions Worldwide Group plc
Mergers & Acquisitions, Flotations, Fundraisings
Technology
United Kingdom
2015
Reverse takeover of Cleeve Capital plc by Satellite Solutions Worldwide Limited, £2.25m subscription and Admission to trading on AIM
£13.87m
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International Mining & Infrastructure Corporation Plc
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Cameroon
2015
Convertible bond issue
$5.0m
Savannah Petroleum Plc
General Advisory
Natural Resources
Niger
2015
Waiver of obligations under Rule 9 of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers
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Vast Resources Plc
Mergers & Acquisitions
Natural Resources
Romania
2015
Acquisition of an 80% interest in Mineral Mining SA
€1.2m
APC Technology Group Plc
Fundraisings
Technology
United Kingdom
2015
Equity placing and subscription with new and existing investors
£1.5m
Stratmin Global Resources Plc
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Madagascar
2015
Equity placing with new and existing investors
£0.9m
Phorm Corporation Limited
Fundraisings
Technology
Singapore
2015
Equity placing with new and existing investors
£6.25m
Alecto Minerals Plc
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Mali
2015
Equity placing with new and existing investors
£0.6m
United Cacao Limited
Flotations, Fundraisings
Agriculture
Peru
2014
$10m equity placing and Admission to AIM
£23.0m
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Patagonia Gold Plc
Fundraisings, General Advisory
Natural Resources
Argentina
2014
Subscription and Open Offer and waiver of obligations under Rule 9 of the City Code on Takeover and Mergers
$13.7m
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Ruspetro plc
Fundraisings, General Advisory
Natural Resources
Russia
2014
Refinancing of $357m existing debt via $150m new facility and $207m debt/equity swap, extension of $97m shareholder loans, new development and credit facility totalling $145m and $53m placing and open offer
$653m
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Madagascar Oil Ltd
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Madagascar
2014
Pre-emptive Open Offer to existing shareholders to raise up to US$6.1m (gross)
$6.1m
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Phorm Corporation Ltd
Fundraisings
Technology
Singapore
2014
Equity placing and subscription with existing and new investors
£4.47m
Madagascar Oil Ltd
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Madagascar
2014
Equity placing with existing significant shareholders
$20.0m
APC Technology Group Plc
Mergers & Acquisitions
Technology
United Kingdom
2014
Recommended all share offer for Green Compliance Plc by APC Technology Group Plc via a Scheme of Arrangement
£4.76m
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Asian Plantations Limited
Mergers & Acquisitions
Agriculture
Malaysia
2014
Voluntary cash offer for the company by Felda Global Ventures Holdings
£102.9m
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Phorm Corporation Ltd
Fundraisings
Technology
Singapore
2014
Equity subscription with existing and new investors
£2.4m
Savannah Petroleum Plc
Flotations, Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Niger
2014
$50m placing, Admission to AIM and acquisition of a 95% interest in the R1/R2 production sharing contract, onshore Niger
$125.5m
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Landore Resources Limted
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Canada
2014
Oversubscribed equity placing and subscription with new and existing investors
£2.6m
North River Resources Plc
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Namibia
2014
Project equity investment from Greenstone Resources to re-open Namib mine
$12.0m
CDialogues Plc
Flotations, Fundraisings
Technology
United Kingdom
2014
Placing and Admission to trading on AIM
£13.2m
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Kemin Resources Plc
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Algeria
2014
Equity placing with new institutional & existing investors
£2.05m
Sunkar Resources Plc
Mergers & Acquisitions
Natural Resources
Kazakhstan
2014
Recommended all cash offer for Sunkar Resources Plc by SAPC by means of a contractual offer
£6.26m
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Belphar Ltd
Mergers & Acquisitions
Other
Russia
2014
Recommended all cash offer for Pan European Terminals Plc by Belphar Ltd by means of a contractual offer
£23.4m
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Lekoil Limited
Mergers & Acquisitions, Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Nigeria
2014
Acquisition of 40% in the Otakikpo Marginal Field, Niger Delta & $38m equity placing
$38m
Essenden Plc
General Advisory
Other
United Kingdom
2014
Conversion of loan notes and waiver of obligations under Rule 9 of the City Code on Takeover and Mergers
£27.5m
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Phorm Corporation Limited
Fundraisings
Technology
Singapore
2014
Equity placing with new institutional and existing investors
£10m
Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd
General Advisory
Natural Resources
Iraq
2014
Advice in relation to the migration from AIM to the Standard Segment of the Official List and admission to the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange
£923.2m
North River Resources Plc
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Namibia
2014
Equity placing with new and existing investors
£0.2m
Stratmin Global Resources Plc
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Madagascar
2014
Equity placing with certain new institutional and high net worth investors
£2.5m
GoldBridges Global Resources Plc
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Kazakhstan
2014
Equity Placing with new institutional & existing investors
£11.96m
Firestone Diamonds Plc
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Lesotho
2014
Fundraise consisting of a $82.4m debt facility, $40.0m placing and $100.0m financing package with RCF VI and pacific Road, comprising equity, mezzanine facility and convertible bridge loan
$222.4m
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Hambledon Mining Plc
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Kazakhstan
2014
Equity placing with new investors
£1.93m
Equatorial Palm Oil Plc
Mergers & Acquisitions
Agriculture
Liberia
2013
Mandatory Cash offer by Liberian project partner, Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad (KLK), for the company
£17.7m
Equatorial Palm Oil Plc
Fundraisings
Agriculture
Liberia
2013
Equity placing with new investors
£7.69m
Lekoil Limited
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Nigeria
2013
Equity placing with new and existing investors
$100m
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Belphar Ltd
Mergers & Acquisitions
Other
Russia
2013
Unilateral possible, all cash, offer for Pan European Terminals Plc. Acquisition of 29.9% of issued share capital and £8.85 million of convertible loan notes (Value of the enlarged company at possible offer price)
£32.3m
Hambledon Mining Plc
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Kazakhstan
2013
Issue of convertible loan notes to majority shareholder, African Resources Limited
£17.25m
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UMC Energy Plc
General Advisory
Natural Resources
Papua New Guinea
2013
Capital reduction and re-domicile to Cayman Islands and re-admission to AIM
£14.5m
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Lekoil Limited
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Nigeria
2013
Equity placing with new and existing investors
$20.0m
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African Eagle Resources Plc
Disposals
Natural Resources
Tanzania
2013
Disposal of substantially all of the Company's assets and liabilities to Blackdown Resources (UK) Limited
Not disclosed
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Agropeace Bio Ltd
Fundraisings, Private equity / Pre-IPO
Agriculture
Ethiopia
2012
Provision of convertible debt financing by Strand Hanson and other investors for Agropeace, an Ethiopian based castor oil producer
Not disclosed
Lekoil Limited
Flotations, Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Nigeria
2013
$50m placing, Admission to AIM and acquisition of an ultimate 30% economic interest in OPL310, Nigeria from Afren PLC
$112.1m
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Cloudtag Inc.
Flotations, Fundraisings
Technology
United Kingdom
2013
Subscription for £1.5m and Admission to AIM
£29.6m
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Concha Plc
Fundraisings
Technology
United Kingdom
2013
Equity placing with new and existing investors, share consolidation and acquisition of 40% of Moshen Limited
£0.9m
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Landore Resources Limited
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Canada
2013
Equity subscription by existing investors
£0.84m
Patagonia Gold Plc
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Argentina
2013
Equity subscription by existing investors
£6.2m
Cosalt Plc
Disposals
Other
2013
Disposal of Cosalt Offshore and cancellation of listing
Not disclosed
Victoria Oil & Gas Plc
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Cameroon
2013
Equity placing with existing and new investors
£23.0m
Zambeef Products Plc
Disposals
Agriculture
Zambia
2013
Disposal of 49 per cent. shareholding in subsidiary and execution of Joint Venture Agreement
$14.25m
Ultrasis Plc
Fundraisings, General Advisory
Other
United Kingdom
2013
£2.9m refinancing, comprising placings of £0.5m of equity and £0.4m of convertible loan notes and a £2.0m, 5 year, secured, revolving credit facility
£2.9m
Madagascar Oil Limited
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Madagascar
2013
Fully underwritten, pre-emptive placing and open offer to existing shareholders to raise US$78.4m (gross)
£95.6m
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Madagascar Oil Limited
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Madagascar
2012
Secured Bridge loan Facility of US$15m, provided by two existing institutional investors.
$15.0m
Gulf Keystone Petroleum Limited
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Iraq
2012
6.25% Convertible Bond, due October 2017 (Lead Manager BNP Paribas)
$275m
Nubian Gold Exploration Plc
Disposals
Natural Resources
Ethiopia
2012
Milestone acquisition payment by Alecto Minerals PLC
£0.4m
KDD Group N.V.
Disposals
Real Estate
Ukraine
2012
Disposal of Sky Towers real estate development project to Cimbrorum Holdings LLC
$202.4m
Kalahari Minerals Plc
Mergers & Acquisitions
Natural Resources
Namibia
2011
Recommended cash offer for Company by CGNPC Uranium Resources Co., Ltd
£632m
Mentum Inc.
Disposals
Other
United Kingdom
2010
Disposal of LME trading activities and related subsidiaries, assets and liabilities to Corvus Commodities Limited
Not disclosed
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KDD Group N.V.
Mergers & Acquisitions, General Advisory
Real Estate
Ukraine
2011
Acquisition of majority stake (68.2 per cent.) by Groumon Development, a vehicle beneficially owned by Andriy Verevsky
$16.0m
Sinav Limited
Mergers & Acquisitions, MBOs, MBIs
Renewable Energy
United States
2011
Recommended cash offer for GTL Resources PLC via a scheme of arrangement
£31.9m
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Avisen Plc
Mergers & Acquisitions
Technology
United Kingdom
2011
Recommended Share Offer for 1Spatial Holdings Plc
£4.74m
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Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Iraq
2011
Equity Placing to existing and new institutional shareholders
$200.0m
Stonewall Mining Proprietary Limited
Fundraisings, Private equity / Pre-IPO, General Advisory
Natural Resources
South Africa
2011
Subscription by Hanhong Private Equity Management Limited for 38.88% of the issued share capital of Stonewall. Repayment of indebtedness to Strand Hanson and early redemption of outstanding Strand Hanson warrants for $1 million
$33.5m
Frontera Resources Corporation
Flotations, Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Georgia
2011
Restructuring of capital structure including debt to equity conversion, equity placing, SEDA facility, redomicile and Admission to AIM
£81.8m
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Renaissance Russia Infrastructure Equities Limited
Flotations
Other
Russia
2011
Introduction to the premium segment of the Official List and to trading on the Main Market
$186.6m
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Zambeef Products Plc
Flotations, Fundraisings
Agriculture
Zambia
2011
US$55m fundraise and Admission to AIM
£94.38m
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Nubian Gold Exploration Plc
Disposals
Natural Resources
Ethiopia
2011
Outright sale to Alecto Minerals PLC
£0.9m
Patagonia Gold Plc
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Argentina
2011
Equity placing with existing and new investors
£19.0m
Trap Oil Group Plc
Flotations, Fundraisings
Natural Resources
United Kingdom
2011
£60.0m placing and Admission to AIM
£78.3m
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Bahamas Petroleum Company Plc
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Bahamas
2011
Equity placing with existing and new investors
£45.6m
Sirius Petroleum Plc
Flotations, Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Nigeria
2011
Equity placing and readmission to AIM
£3.4m
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Regal Petroleum Plc
Mergers & Acquisitions
Natural Resources
Ukraine
2011
Recommended partial cash offer for the Company by Energees Investments Limited
£121.8m
Asian Plantations Limited
Fundraisings
Agriculture
Malaysia
2011
Equity placing with existing and new investors
£16.0m
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Stonewall Mining Proprietary Limited
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
South Africa
2011
Provision of interim debt financing by Strand Hanson for Stonewall, a South Africa gold mining group
Not disclosed
XXI Century Investments Public Limited
Mergers & Acquisitions, MBOs, MBIs, General Advisory
Real Estate
Ukraine
2011
$20m equity investment by Renaissance Capital for controlling stake (equity value of enlarged group at subscription price)
$33.28m
XXI Century Investments Public Limited
General Advisory
Real Estate
Ukraine
2011
Restructuring of capital structure, including debt to equity conversion by existing bondholders and warrantholders.
$222.1m (face value of bonds and warrants)
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Velosi Limited
Mergers & Acquisitions
Natural Resources
Malaysia
2011
Recommended cash offer for the Company by Applus Technologies Holding S.L., a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group, valuing the company at £87.8m
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Madagascar Oil Limited
Flotations, Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Madagascar
2010
£50.5m placing and Admission to AIM
£182.7m
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Central African Gold Plc
Mergers & Acquisitions
Natural Resources
Zimbabwe
2010
Cancellation of admission to trading on AIM and buy-out offer to minority shareholders by New Dawn Mining Corp. (TSX:ND) (Implied valuation based on offer price to minorities of 0.6p per CAG share made under the third-party trading facility)
£6.0m
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Caparo Energy Limited
Flotations, Fundraisings
Renewable Energy
India
2010
£50.2m placing and Admission to AIM
£188.2m
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Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Iraq
2010
Equity placing to existing and new institutional investors
£109.2m
Renewable Energy Holdings plc
Disposals
Renewable Energy
Germany
2010
Disposal of German wind farm assets to Allianz Renewable Energy Management GmbH
£34.8m
Solomon Capital Limited
Mergers & Acquisitions
Natural Resources
Philippines
2011
Cash offer for Metals Exploration plc
£35.76m
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Central African Gold Plc
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Zimbabwe
2010
Working capital loan facility from New Dawn Mining Group Corp. (TSX:ND), the major shareholder in CAG
$2.0m
The Equity Partnership Investment Company PLC
Disposals
Other
United Kingdom
2010
UKLA Main Board Class 1 disposal of its private equity portfolio to EPE Special Opportunities plc
£22.0m
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Crosby Asset Management Inc.
Mergers & Acquisitions, Disposals
Other
Hong Kong SAR China
2010
Disposal of all operating businesses to Hong Kong listed Crosby Capital Limited
$1.0m
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Central African Gold Plc
Mergers & Acquisitions, Disposals
Natural Resources
Zimbabwe
2010
Sale of majority stake (88.7 per cent.) to New Dawn Mining Group Corp. (TSX:ND) (Implied valuation based on closing mid market price of 1.32p per CAG share)
£11.7m
Castle Support Services Plc
Mergers & Acquisitions
Other
United Kingdom
2010
Recommended cash offer for the Company by Sulzer (UK) Holdings Limited
£127.5m
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BV Acquisitions S.á.r.l
Mergers & Acquisitions, MBOs, MBIs
Technology
United Kingdom
2010
Recommended cash offer for Vero Software plc via a scheme of arrangement by Battery Ventures LLP
£7.2m
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ImJack Plc
Mergers & Acquisitions, Fundraisings
Technology
United Kingdom
2009
Placing and Acquisition
£2.3m
Kalahari Minerals Plc
Mergers & Acquisitions, Disposals
Natural Resources
Namibia
2010
Sale of significant stake in Kalahari to APAC Resources Limited
£34.1m
Patagonia Gold Plc
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Argentina
2010
Equity placing and subscription with new and existing investors
£13.0m
Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Iraq
2010
Equity placing to existing and new institutional investors
$165.0m
Landore Resources Limited
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Canada
2010
Equity placing with existing and new investors
£1.2m
Victoria Oil & Gas Plc
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Cameroon
2010
Equity placing to existing and new investors
£14.0m
Velosi Limited
General Advisory
Natural Resources
Malaysia
2010
Acquisition of Velosi trading name in Malaysia
£4.3m
Central African Gold Plc
Disposals
Natural Resources
Zimbabwe
2009
Disposal of Central African Gold’s Malian Subsidiaries
£5.0m
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The Kellan Group Plc
Fundraisings
Other
United Kingdom
2010
Issue of convertible loan notes to existing investors
£1.5m
Kalahari Minerals Plc
Mergers & Acquisitions
Natural Resources
Namibia
2009
Recommended offer for Coronet Resources Limited
£27.8m
Asian Plantations Limited
Flotations, Fundraisings
Agriculture
Malaysia
2009
Subscription & Admission to AIM
£22.2m
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LP Hill Plc
Mergers & Acquisitions, Flotations
Natural Resources
Madagascar
2009
Reverse Takeover of Tranomaro Mineral Development Corporation Limited
£1.145m
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Rambler Media Limited
Fundraisings
Technology
Russia
2009
Prof-Media reverse accelerated bookbuild of shares in Rambler Media Limited
$18.9m
KDD Group NV
Fundraisings, General Advisory
Real Estate
Ukraine
2009
Restructuring and Refinancing of existing debt facilities
$17.5m
St Helen's Capital
Disposals
Other
United Kingdom
2009
Disposal of St. Helen’s Capital’s Business Assets to Whim Gully Capital LLP, part of The Astaire Group PLC
£0.5m
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Regal Petroleum Plc
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Ukraine
2009
Equity placing to existing and new institutional investors
$105.0m
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Sibir Energy Plc
Mergers & Acquisitions
Natural Resources
Russia
2009
Recommended cash offer for minority shareholdings in Sibir Energy plc (implied valuation of £1.93bn for Sibir Energy)
£126.4m
Solomon Capital Limited
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Philippines
2009
£8m subscription to the £12m equity placing undertaken by Metals Exploration Plc
£12.0m
Sibir Energy Plc
Mergers & Acquisitions
Natural Resources
Russia
2009
TNK-BP and Gazprom Neft global tenders for shares in Sibir Energy plc (Implied valuation of £1.93bn for Sibir Energy)
£327.0m
Central African Gold Plc
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
Zimbabwe
2009
Equity placing of ordinary shares and debt restructuring
$8.0m
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AvVail (UK) Ltd
General Advisory
Renewable Energy
United Kingdom
2009
Corporate finance, funding and structuring advice on funding of waste to energy project in Hatfield, UK
Undisclosed
Iofina Plc
Fundraisings
Natural Resources
United States
2009
Placing
£5.0m

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