EQ - Initial Public Offerings (IPO)

Playing Our Part In Your Successful Listing

You can’t whistle a symphony; it takes an orchestra to play it. That’s why we bring together individual specialists to create a team with the expertise to complete even the most complex listings successfully.  

Preparing for IPO

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Getting your company ready.

With the support of a dedicated Corporate Advice team we help you prepare for life as a listed company.

  • Corporate Governance & Company Secretarial Support 
  • Employee Share Ownership 
  • Depositary Interests
  • Receiving Agent Services
  • Retail Offer (Online/eIPO)
  • Intermediaries Offer
  • Selling Shareholders (online portal)

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Launch Day

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Launch with confidence.

Providing you with the technical support on your admission.

  • Share Register Set-Up
  • CREST Enablement
  • Settlement of Shares
  • Settlement of Multi-Currency Proceeds 

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Post-IPO

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Thriving as a PLC.

Your IPO is only the start of the journey, we continue to support your newly listed company. 

  • Share Register Management 
  • Employee Share Plans 
  • Company Secretarial Services
  • Proxy Solicitation and Stewardship
  • Investor Analytics
  • Corporate Actions 

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Dealing With The Complex

Avast: Successful Delivery Across Currencies

As the registrar and receiving agent, we handled the process of allowing existing shareholders and option holders to sell into the IPO via an online portal and have their cash processed and transferred into a currency of their choice. We also offered a Global Nominee service for Avast’s employees from Admission.

Watches Of Switzerland: Delivering A Fully Managed Selling Shareholder Solution

Our dedicated IPO project team supported the luxury watch retailer launch their IPO with existing and newly issued shares together with a fully managed solution to deal with a sale facility for eligible Selling Shareholders.

DWF: Taking An LLP To PLC

In a rare partnership flotation, we delivered 300 million shares to investors using our platforms and provided employee share plan services to support the listing.

The Best In The Business

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

Richard Wheatley

Leading the management and innovation of IPOs for over 27 years

Gavin Lane

Managing the operational design and delivery of IPOs for nearly 25 years

Robin Walker

Supporting companies through their listings for the last 6 years

Starting Your IPO Journey 

We have supported some of the UK’s best-known brands in making their debut as a listed company, and we can do the same for you.  

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Our Latest IPO Insights

NEWS

EQ Adds 2020’s Biggest Listing To Boardroom Client Roster

EQ is delighted to confirm its ongoing role as share registrar and share plan manager for THG, after supporting its IPO.

NEWS

Bumper Fundraisings See UK Join The Global IPO Rush

EQ analysis reveals that the £2.5bn of new capital raised at IPOs on the London Stock Exchange1 in September was the most in a single month since June 2014.

NEWS

Cash Is King: Most People Still Keep Savings In Cash Despite Falling Returns

Nearly half of savers still save in cash accounts despite rock-bottom interest rates. We shares some interesting research on consumer saving.

NEWS

A Third Of Brits Saved More Through First Coronavirus Lockdown

EQ research has found that millions of Brits benefited financially from the first lockdown with nearly a third saying they were able to save more since the outbreak of coronavirus in March. However, disparities across socio-economic groups herald alarm bells as the UK heads into a second national lockdown.

The IPO Review – Q3 2020

Good Works: The Growing Importance of ESG in Public Companies

In our latest report we discuss the continued impact COVID-19 is having on UK and international listings. We also explore the increasing importance of ESG and how companies can develop an adaptable policy that will see them through the listing process and beyond.”

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