Initial Public Offerings (IPOs)

As the UK’s leading registrar, we have over 40 years’ expetise of bringing companies of all sizes to the market

Going from a private to a public company is a strenuous process and a company will need to rely on a highly experienced group of IPO partners to assist along the way, one of these will be your registrar. By appointing Equiniti, you will put your flotation into safe and dedicated hands and we will guide you throughout the process (and beyond).

As the UK’s leading registrar, we have over 40 years’ experience of managing IPOs and have the proven expertise of bringing companies of all sizes to the market, ranging from full Main Market listing of major privatisations and demergers to smaller flourishing companies qualifying for the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) introductions.

By recognising that every company has unique requirements we tailor our service to yours by working closely with you to plan and implement your transition to market and have vast experience in managing all types of offers including online (eIPO) retail, employee and intermediary. Add to this our comprehensive and award winning registration services supported by our leading technology, we are ideally qualified as your expert and progressive flotation partner who can deliver the right solutions to our clients.


Three Key Stages:


Corporate Policies, Records and Governance

• Company Secretarial Support
• Corporate Governance
• Corporate Housekeeping

Employee Incentivisation
• Discretionary Share Plans
• All Employee Plans
• Flexible Benefits
• PeopleSpace

IPO Launch

• Dedicated, experienced Corporate Advice Manager and Team
• Receiving Agent Services
• Online (eIPO)
• Selling Shareholders

Shareholder Analysis
• Register Analysis
• Investor Database


• Register Maintenance
• AGM Management
• Dividends
• Shareholder Strategy
• Contact Centre
• Shareview

Company Secretarial
• Board Governance & Policies
• Shareholder Reporting & Meeting
• Listing Rule Compliance
• General Company Secretarial Records & Arrangements
• Developing the Company Secretarial Role
• Boardroom Effectiveness

Employee Benefit Solution
• Executive Share Plans
• All Employee Plans
• Trustee Services
• International Capability

Corporate Actions
• Capital Raisings
• Takeovers, Mergers and Demergers
• Capital Reconstruction/Returns
• Dissenting Shareholder Registers