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"The "absolutely first-rate" Nick Alfille was recently promoted to partner. He enjoys a broad practice acting for a range of clients, from start-ups to multinationals. "

Chambers UK - 2016

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Our award-winning corporate department advises on all aspects of equity capital markets, M&A, debt and private equity for UK and international companies, institutions, investors and entrepreneurs.

If you are looking to invest in or buy a company, achieve an exit via a listing on AIM or the Main Market or gain access to the UK capital markets, we can help. We also work closely with business owners and their management teams through every stage of the business lifecycle, from conception through growth and eventual exit.

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AIM listings including Lombard Risk Management, Tlou Energy and Mkango Resources.

Main market listings including Gulf Keystone Petroleum Limited, Green Dragon Gas and Tharisa PLC.

Broking Clients include Cenkos, Strand Hanson, Numis, Royal Bank of Canada and WH Ireland.

Advised on an African agriculture JV between Sierra Rutile and Carmanor.

Advised the sellers on a £15.2m share sale of a clinical randomisation and trial management services business to a US based global biopharmaceutical services organization.

Acting for and advising Excel with Business Limited, a dynamic technology startup company, on various matters.


  • Chambers UK 2016 - Firm
  • L500 UK 2015 - Firm
  • Chambers UK 2015 - Firm

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