EQ - M&A, Capital Raising, Reconstructions and Returns

When It Comes To Completing Capital Tasks, A Great Performance Demands Great Players

From Japan's largest-ever merger to the UK's first-ever retail online rights issue, our Corporate Actions team has over 60 years’ experience managing the world’s most complex corporate events. 

Mergers & Acquisitions

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Total support from planning to delivery.

We've managed some of the world's most complex mergers and acquisitions, we're on hand to ensure you get every detail just right.

  • Takeovers 
  • Schemes of Arrangement 
  • Dissenting Shareholder Registers 

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Capital Raisings

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Helping you secure critical funding for your business.

We gather specialists from across EQ to ensure you have the right team to meet your raising objectives.

  • Rights Issues 
  • Open Offers 
  • Offers for Subscription 
  • Placings 

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Capital Reconstructions

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Providing valuable guidance and technical know-how.

Together with our operational skills, we can ensure the successful completion of your capital reconstruction.

  • Demergers 
  • Bonus Issues 
  • Consolidations 
  • Sub-divisions and Splits 
  • Conversions 

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Returns of Capital

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Delivering the experts and technology for total support.

From planning to execution we're on hand to meticulously manage your project.

  • B Share Schemes 
  • Tender Offers 
  • Special Dividends 
  • Buybacks and Redemptions 
  • Liquidations 

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Using Our Expertise And Advanced Technology To Stride Ahead In Corporate Actions

Over the last year we have successfully managed corporate events for some of the world's best known brands.

101 bn

GBP value across all our corporate actions 

11 bn

GBP value of shares issued to the market

35 bn

GBP in cash issued to shareholders

CASE STUDY

Merging Two Of The UK's Largest FTSE 100 Companies

This merger was one of the largest and most complex schemes of arrangement ever seen in the UK, settling over £35.6bn in cash and shares.

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The Best In The Business

Our dedicated team ensures that we deliver the best possible service to our clients.

Richard Wheatley

27 years’ industry experience in Corporate Actions project management and innovation

Gavin Lane

23 years’ experience in Corporate Actions operational design and delivery

Richard Crowter

6 years’ experience in Corporate Actions operational planning and delivery

Start Your Corporate Event With Us

Find out about more of the innovations that have helped our clients undertake successful corporate actions. 

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The Latest Insights From Our Corporate Actions Team

M&A

All Employee Share Plans And The Impact Of A Merger Or Acquisition

How do mergers and acquisitions impact your employee share plans?

Case Study

The Successful Demerging Of Old Mutual

In 2018, Old Mutual plc announced their intention for a managed separation impacting over 500,000 shareholders, across 5 share registers in 5 different countries. How did we do it?

Employee Share Plans

A Post-Election Guide To Corporate Transactions & Employee Share Plans

Only fools jump in – With a potential uptick in corporate transitions in 2020, what do you need to consider with your share plans?

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How Equiniti solved the complexities of Japan's largest-ever corporate action

We completed the settlement of Shire’s acquisition by Takeda, breaking multiple records as the biggest corporate action in Japanese history.

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Capital Raising In The Post-COVID Environment

Over the last few months, many businesses have been intensely focused on their access to credit and their ability to raise capital. However, market conditions and the shifting financial landscape are playing a part in determining appetite and availability.