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Norton Rose Fulbright

Richard Sheen

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Norton Rose Fulbright

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Corporate, M&A and securities; Asset Management


London: Corporate and commercial

Flotations: small and mid-cap

Within: Leading individuals

Richard Sheen - Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Within: Flotations: small and mid-cap

Norton Rose Fulbright has an excellent track record at the upper end of the AIM market, where it advisers issuers and NOMADs on transactions involving sectors such as financial services, technology, and real estate. Stephen Rigby, who has acted for AIM clients for more than 15 years, is particularly active in the energy, oil and gas and renewable power sectors. The group includes Fiona Millington, Thomas Vita, of counsel Kevin Connolly and senior associate Christopher McCarthy, who acted for Citigroup Global Markets, finnCap, Liberum Capital and Macquarie Capital (Europe) as joint underwriters and bookrunners in a £215m equity fundraising by CityFibre Infrastructure. In another high-end mandate, Richard Sheen and senior associate Clementine Hogarth and others advised eve Sleep Plc on its £140m AIM IPO. Nicholas (Nick) Adams and recently promoted senior associate Matthew O’Shea are other key figures in the group, which is led by Raj Karia.

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London: Investment fund formation and management

Listed funds

Within: Leading individuals

Richard Sheen - Norton Rose Fulbright

Within: Listed funds

Norton Rose Fulbright's listed fund practice handles a range of mandates, but is particularly noted for its advice to investment banks and for handling housing-related funds. On the broker side, Ian Fox advised JPMorgan Cazenove and Goldman Sachs as bookrunners on the IPO of BioPharma Credit, and acted for HSBC and Numis Securities as joint bookrunners on the Sherbourne Investors (Guernsey) C IPO. Richard Sheen acted for investment bank Stockdale Securities, and Fox acted for the company, on the UIL's offer to roll over an existing class of zero-dividend preference shares to a new class. In the real estate funds arena, Michael Newell advised Residential Secure Income, which invests in social housing, on its £200m IPO. Other clients include Canaccord Genuity, The Renewable Infrastructure Group, and Starwood European Real Estate Fund. Margaret Simcock

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