Equity Capital Markets: a combination of technical excellence and market knowledge

At a glance

On an ECM transaction you need lawyers who know the markets, inside-out. These are market sensitive deals. You want to raise money at a price, but the market is fluctuating.  With our market leading knowledge, we help you to do the right deal at the right time.

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"One of the few firms in the City where their output far exceeds their billing."

Legal 500, 2020

In detail

Memery Crystal is an industry-leading advisor on IPOs, on the AIM and Main markets. We work with companies, sponsors, nominated advisers, other ECM transactions, brokers and institutional investors.

We represent domestic and international companies including in Africa, Australia, Canada, China, Europe, India and the USA – who are looking to access the UK capital markets. We’re also comfortable working on dual listings, project-managing lawyers across multiple jurisdictions.

We help you to comply with the increasingly complex legislation of ECM transactions, and our deep knowledge of market practice enables us to close transactions swiftly and efficiently.

Recent matters


  • Advised Kropz on its admission to AIM, fundraising of $35m and its $40m acquisition of Cominco Resources.
  • Acted for ASX-listed MOD Resources on its admission to the LSE’s Main Market.
  • Acted for ASX-listed Danakali Ltd on its admission the LSE’s Main Market.
  • Acted for leading cloud software company, Maestrano Group plc, on its admission to AIM.
  • Acted for medicinal cannabis investment vehicle Ananda Developments plc on NEX listing.
  • Advised leading tech-led, concierge service Ten Group on successful IPO.
  • Assisted on the admission of Tharisa Plc to the standard listing segment of the Official List and to trading on the Main Market of the LSE.
  • Advised Gaming Realms Plc on its reverse takeover of Pursuit Dynamics Plc and readmission to AIM, together with subsequent fundraising and group acquisitions.
  • Advised Caledonia Mining Corporation on its re-domicile from Canada to Jersey and re-admission to AIM.
  • Advised on a £23.9m vendor placing for Pan African Resources by Numis Securities and Peel Hunt.
  • Advised Gulf Keystone Petroleum Limited on its move from AIM to the standard segment of the Main Market, together with separate US$275 and US$250 million convertible bond issue and listing on the Luxembourg Stock.
  • Advised Petra Diamonds on its $300 million secured loan note issue and listing.
  • Advised Green Dragon Gas on its move from AIM to the Official List and the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange.


  • Chambers UK 2019 - Firm
  • Legal 500 UK 2019 - Firm

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