Access to capital can facilitate growth and allows founders to sell down a proportion of their shares
It also provides liquidity for the Company’s shares and the ability to broaden the shareholder base
Raise profile with customers and suppliers, increase your brand awareness and profile
Obtain an objective market value of the business and may achieve a higher valuation than through private markets
Facilitate M&A by using quoted shares as consideration instead of cash as well as incentivise employees with share options
Significant areas of advice in the lead-up to an IPO include readiness assessment, capital structure, corporate governance, managing due diligence process, admission document or prospectus preparation, positioning and equity story development, investor marketing strategy and overall IPO project management.
Companies often need to raise funds at IPO, for many reasons including freefloat and liquidity, working capital, growth capital or shareholders selling down. Our aim is to deliver strong demand at IPO through understanding your business, targeted marketing and the strong distribution network of our broking and sales team.
Beyond your IPO, we will continue to support you with: