Expertise

Richard is a highly experienced Corporate Partner who specialises in advising public and significant private companies, and financial institutions and intermediaries, on a wide range of company and corporate finance matters, including City Code takeovers, IPOs, secondary issues, Mergers and Acquisitions, joint ventures and general corporate and stock exchange compliance.

Clients advised by Richard include The Pebble Group, KCOM, Scapa Group, Thermo Fisher Scientific, McBride and NFU Mutual.  Recent transactions include:

  • advising Scapa Group on its £32.6m Placing and Subscription
  • advising The Pebble Group on its £176m AIM IPO
  • advising KCOM on the competitive offers from Universities Superannuation Scheme and Macquarie (resulting in the successful £627m offer from Macquarie)
  • advising Numis Securities in its capacity as Sponsor, sole Financial Adviser and sole Bookrunner on the £651m Main Market IPO of AJ Bell.
Year Qualified
  • 1983
Languages
  • French - good command
Education
  • Trinity College, Cambridge – MA (Cantab) 1980
Professional Memberships
  • Law Society of England and Wales