Delivering for our clients: H1 highlights

WH Ireland Capital Markets successfully executed numerous capital raises & advisory mandates throughout the first half of 2022, some of which are outlined below. We now act as trusted adviser to 95 quoted corporate clients.

Public Transactions

Artemis Resources Limited
£53m Market Cap
February 2022
IPO & Placing
Nomad & Broker

Cadence Minerals plc
£4m Placing
February 2022
Nomad & Joint Broker

Aura Energy plc
£5m Placing
March 2022

First Tin plc
£80m Market Cap
April 2022
IPO & Placing
Joint Broker

Market Caps stated are as at admission.

Private Transactions

HomeLink Healthcare Ltd
£2.65m Private Placing
April 2022
Financial Adviser & Broker

Caerdav Ltd
£4m Private Placing
May 2022
Financial Adviser & Broker

Debt Capital Markets

WH Ireland is pleased to announce the establishment of a new Debt Capital Markets (“DCM”) business to complement the Group’s existing Equity Capital Markets and Private Growth Capital businesses. This creates a full service Capital Markets offering, enabling our clients to undertake a variety of strategic fundraising options to ensure the best possible outcome for their businesses.

The DCM business has been established following a number of senior appointments, as follows:

  • Stuart Galvin – Managing Director and Head of Debt Products Group
  • Scott Beattie – Managing Director and Head of DCM
  • David Kent – Managing Director, DCM
  • Patrick King – Managing Director and Head of Fixed Income Sales
  • Mark Truman – Managing Director and Head of Debt Trading

Collectively, the team averages over 30 years of experience in disciplines such as corporate finance, fixed income, equity and convertible products and alternative assets across the UK, European and Asian capital markets, with previous experience at financial institutions including Peel Hunt, Oppenheimer, Robert Fleming & Co, Deloitte, Herbert Smith, Equiniti, Williams de Broe, BNP Paribas, Prudential Bache, Merrill Lynch, Jefferies International and JP Morgan.

£133m Completed Raise
Bond Exchange & New Issue
April 2022
Joint Lead Manager

WH Ireland recently completed its first DCM transaction, as joint lead manager to EnQuest PLC following the launch of its sterling denominated 9% guaranteed retail eligible notes, which successfully raised £133m, as announced on 21 April 2022.