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Winterflood Securities is a leading market maker committed to providing liquidity and flexible execution services to retail brokers, asset managers and institutional investors. Winterflood’s strengths are a combination of traditional trading values and the performance of its own cutting-edge technology.
Our experienced team of traders helps clients achieve high quality execution in over 14,800 tradeable instruments including UK, European, North American and Canadian equities together with Investment Trusts, Exchange Traded Products, Fixed Income, Structured Products and Funds.
We have a pioneering robust technology platform designed to give clients
a flexible, high quality service throughout the entire execution cycle from
pre-trading right through to settlement.
Founded in 1988, Winterflood has gone from being a niche market maker in the UK small-cap market to a major liquidity provider across multiple asset classes in the UK and European markets. Winterflood is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
Winterflood Securities is a wholly owned subsidiary of Close Brothers Group plc, a leading UK merchant banking group providing lending, deposit taking, wealth management services and securities trading. The group employs over 3,000 people, principally in the UK. Close Brothers Group plc is listed on
the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 index.
+44 (0) 20 3100 0000
Zeus Capital is an independent corporate finance-focused investment bank, established in 2003.
Zeus Capital employs over 60 people across offices in London, Manchester and Birmingham, specialising in small and mid-cap companies, with dedicated teams covering private company and Private Equity advisory, corporate broking, sales, research, and public markets advisory.
In 2017 (to 31/08), Zeus Capital has acted on two of the six largest IPOs on AIM (by funds raised).
In the 18 months to 31/08/2017, Zeus Capital transactions have accounted for circa 22% of the total funds raised on AIM on IPOs, with Zeus Capital raising over £1.5bn across 28 separate transactions and acting on a number of high profile AIM IPO transactions including:
- The second largest sole broker AIM IPO of 2017, with a £190m fundraise at a market capitalisation of £190m for Strix Group plc, a global leader in the design, manufacture and supply of kettle safety controls. Zeus Capital also advised on a new £60m debt facility.
- £87m IPO, and associated £51.6m fundraise for discretionary fund management business Tatton Asset Management plc.
- £47m IPO, and associated £28.4m fundraise for leading provider of painting, supply and maintenance services to the superyacht industry GYG plc.
- £41m RTO, and associated £40m fundraise and £10m CLN for SigmaRoc plc, an investor in and operator of new and existing construction material assets.
Zeus Capital has also executed a number of secondary equity transactions raising over £190m for clients in 2017.
Zeus Capital Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority
Squire Patton Boggs
Squire Patton Boggs is a full-service global law firm. We provide insight at the point where law, business and government meet, giving you a voice, supporting your ambitions and achieving successful outcomes. Our multidisciplinary team of over 1,500 lawyers in 46 offices across 21 countries provides access to expertise and invaluable connections on the ground and a seamless service that operates on any scale – locally, nationally or globally. It encompasses virtually every matter, jurisdiction and market. We place our clients at the core of everything we do.
Our Capital Markets team is recognised as a leading advisor on the full range of capital markets and listed company transactions. With more than 100 lawyers strategically positioned across all of the principal financial markets worldwide, we give clients access to an international capital markets team with unrivalled reach and connections. This collective capability enables us to share the insights and provide the advice our clients need to guide them to market and throughout their listed company life.
Liberum is an independent investment bank with offices in London and New York. Founded in 2007, we believed then, as we do now, that doing the right thing by our clients at all times is the path to success.
Our Equities division provides sales, research and trading services to institutional investors, specialising in All-Cap Pan-European equity research across ten pillars with deep sector knowledge.
Our Investment Banking division provides advice and execution services to UK plcs, including corporate broking, equity capital markets and M&A.
Liberum’s success was most recently reflected in the 2016 Extel Awards at which Liberum was voted top three in 14 categories, including #1 UK Small & Mid Cap Corporate Broking.
For over 25 years Design Portfolio has been helping quoted companies communicate effectively and efficiently. We consult with and support a wide variety of corporate clients from FTSE 100 to AIM, as well as private companies and those new to market.
We work in print, digital and moving image across six core areas:
- Annual reports
- Investor presentations
- Corporate websites
- Video and animation
- Sustainability communications
- Corporate branding
Our blend of considered creativity and expert consultancy is delivered by expert teams through a local, personal and hands-on service with offices in London, Leeds, Cambridge, Edinburgh and Miami.
London Stock Exchange
The London Stock Exchange plays a vital role in maintaining London’s position as one of the world’s leading financial centres. As the UK’s major stock exchange and the most international of all exchanges worldwide, the Exchange offers companies of all sizes the opportunity to raise capital. An expanding range of services, including seminars, internet information and regular publications, is available to all pre-float and existing quoted companies on the London Stock Exchange’s markets.
Aston Martin Mayfair
Aston Martin Mayfair has been the flagship Aston Martin dealership since 1999, after moving to Park Lane from the previous location on Berkeley Square. Aston Martin Mayfair prides itself on an unparalleled level of customer care, and on a personal and bespoke service to its wide and varied customer base. Aston Martin Mayfair offers both new and pre-owned Aston Martin vehicles and an additional vehicle sourcing service.
Its team boasts experience with the Aston Martin brand of over 18 years, highlighting their true passion for the brand and their knowledge. This enables them to offer exceptional advice and assistance to all clients whether they are already a part of the Aston Martin family or just beginning their journey.