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Equiniti Steers Aston Martin Lagonda On To Main Market

Monday, 8 October 2018

UK’s leading share registrar floats Aston Martin Lagonda in biggest IPO of 2018 to continue a successful year for its capital markets business

Equiniti Group plc, the FTSE- listed share services and fintech business, is delighted to confirm its ongoing role as share registrar to Aston Martin Lagonda following its IPO. 

Equiniti Group plc, the FTSE-listed share services and fintech business, is delighted to confirm its ongoing role as share registrar to Aston Martin Lagonda following its IPO. 

Aston Martin Lagonda listed on the UK Main Market with a market capitalisation of approximately £4.33bn, making it the largest listing so far in 2018. 

Utilising its bespoke and market leading online subscription portal, Equiniti, acting as registrar and receiving agent, supported the delivery of 57m shares to institutional and retail investors, including Aston Martin owners and employees. 

Equiniti has now assisted 19 companies to float on the London Stock Exchange this year including cyber security group Avast (£2.3bn) and high-street retailer (£100mn). 

This year Equiniti has already exceeded the number of UK listings it delivered in 2017. 

Paul Matthews, EQ Boardroom Chief Executive Officer, Equiniti, was delighted to work with such a prestigious client and hopes Aston Martin Lagonda will thrive as a public company, commenting:

“Aston Martin Lagonda is an iconic British brand recognised all over the world and to be appointed to administer their share services over the course of the IPO and beyond is a real vote of confidence in Equiniti’s market proposition. 

“We have worked incredibly hard both at building our pedigree to secure such prestigious tenders and throughout the flotation process with Aston Martin Lagonda to ensure the most prominent IPO of 2018 was delivered without a hitch. We are proud that when the UK’s most high profile companies decide to offer employee and customer offers, they appoint Equiniti as the recognised leader in their market.

“We will continue to assist them as share registrar and wish them every success as a listed company – an exciting and challenging development as we well know from our recent IPO experience.”


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Notes to Editor:

Equiniti Group plc is an administrator delivering technology-enabled solutions to some of the world’s best-known brands and UK’s largest public-sector organisations. 

It is the UK’s leading provider of share registration, employee share plans, and associated investor services, and also has market leading positions in pension administration and software, and employee benefit schemes.

Equiniti’s services, which are delivered by over 5,000 employees, benefit 28 million people in the UK and 120 countries around the world.