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Expertise

Nick Davis is Chief Executive of Memery Crystal and a senior corporate partner.

Nick specialises in corporate finance with expertise in flotations, equity capital markets and mergers & acquisitions.

Nick advises on public company listings on both the Main Market and AIM and has extensive experience acting for other issuers, NOMAD/brokers and sponsors.

Nick heads the firms’ natural resources team and has worked on many of the largest AIM fundraisings in the sector. He is the only lawyer who sits on the AIM advisory group and regularly speaks at seminars and conferences around the world in relation to the London capital markets.

Nick also recently led the Memery Crystal team on the NEX listing of medicinal cannabis investment vehicle, Ananda Developments which was the second ever public listing of a cannabis vehicle. He has a personal interest in medicinal cannabis as a Trustee of the charity ‘Olivia’s Vision’, the UK’s leading Uveitis charity raising awareness of the condition from which his daughter, Olivia, suffers. Uveitis like many auto immune diseases is being targeted for medicinal cannabis research. He has been widely quoted in both TV and print media in respect of the emergence of cannabis as an asset class.

In his spare time, Nick enjoys spending time with his children and walking his puppy, Simba.

Accolades

  • Chambers UK - 2019

"We have worked with Memery Crystal for years – their understanding of our business, strategy and advice have always been superb."

Tony Peart, Commercial and Legal Director at Gulf Keystone Petroleum

In detail

Recent experience

  • Main Market listings including Gulf Keystone Petroleum, Green Dragon Gas and Tharisa.
  • AIM listings including Kropz, Pelatro, Ten Group, Gulf Keystone Petroleum, Discovery Metals, Media Square, Mobile Streams, Nyota Minerals, MDM Engineering Group and Shanta Mining.
  • Broking Clients include Charles Stanley, Cantor Fitzgerald, Strand Hanson, Numis, Royal Bank of Canada and WH Ireland.
  • Advising on the NEX listing of medicinal cannabis investment vehicle, Ananda Developments which was the second ever public listing of a cannabis vehicle.

Career history

  • May 2016 – Present: Chief Executive Memery Crystal
  • April 2003 – Present: Partner Memery Crystal
  • August 2004: First oil & gas listing on AIM
  • October 2002: First mining listing on AIM
  • December 2000: Solicitor at Memery Crystal

Awards and Recognition

  • Named as a leader in his field for his Capital Markets: AIM work by Chambers UK in every year since 2007.
  • Named as a leader in his field for his Energy & Natural Resources: Mining: International work by Chambers UK every year since 2013.
  • Named as a leader in his field for his Corporate Finance and Mergers & Acquisitions work in the Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom directory in 2013.
  • Named in Growth Company Investor’s ‘Top 50 Movers & Shakers’ list for 2012.
  • Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in United Kingdom for Corporate Finance Law and Mergers and Acquisitions Law.

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