Flotations

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.

“Listing on the London Stock Exchange can offer businesses access to a broader investor base and offer an enhanced profile. Its success is rooted in careful planning and an understanding of the likely issues.”

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

Strand Hanson prides itself in providing uncompromised, independent advice to our clients in the flotation process, identifying and working with a broad range 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, valued at, in aggregate, c.£1.3bn.

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

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