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Wednesday 27th February 2013 -

Fundraising and Exits - Insight into the IPO market

Registration closed - This event is now fully subscribed and the event is now closed to new registrations. Thank you for your interest. (Dated: 12 noon 22/02/2013).


At this meeting the current environment for raising funds and exits via an IPO strategy will be discussed by representatives of The London Stock Exchange and corporate finance advisory firms Charles Russell and Grant Thornton.


Despite the prevailing macro-economic and financing condition, a number of IPO fundraisings have successfully completed on the UK markets (including on AIM) over the last two years many of which have been from the technology and life-science sectors. Reflecting this, many directors are now seeing this as a timely opportunity to test whether a London IPO is a feasible option for their company.

Led by IPO experts, this meeting will enable you to fully appraise an IPO strategy and will detail:

Outline programme:

16.00 - Registration and drinks

16.30 - Welcome

16.40 - 17.05 - IPO strategy: Fund raise, Exits, Markets and Costs - Mark Russon - London Stock Exchange

17.05 - 17.25 - Transacting an IPO:Valuations and Financial Due Diligence - Colin Aaronson and Pinkesh Patel - Grant Thornton

17.25 - 17.45 - Transacting an IPO - Key legal aspects - Mark Howard - Charles Russell

17.45 - Q & A

18.00 - Drinks and light buffet

19.00 - Close


This meeting is free to attend, however advance registration is essential.

For more information download the PDF here.

To register email

(On registration please include name, company name and address)

Note: From 17th Jan 2013:

Due to space constraints, If there are more than two personnel from the same company then the third person will be put on the reserve list and advised accordingly.