21st October 2022: Fieldfisher’s Band-1 ranked UK equity capital markets (ECM) team has again been named the number one legal adviser by both deal value and deal volume for transactions on the London Stock Exchange's AIM market.In the third quarter of 2022, the team was ranked number 1 for both the number of transactions completed on the market (deal volume) and the total consideration of those deals (deal value). Year-to-date, the team has acted on 10 transactions on AIM with a total deal value of £303 million.
The team was also ranked in third position for the number of transactions completed across all London markets (i.e. including the Main Market).
The figures have been published by market-analysis firm, Perfect Information, in their ECMi Q3 2022 report. Perfect Information sources its data from extracted and fully verified information as published in prospectuses, admission documents, circulars, accounts and RIS notices. The report covers all UK primary and secondary transactions above £5 million on the on the London Stock Exchange’s markets and produces quarterly updates on deal data and adviser participation.
Fieldfisher's ECM team is one of the largest in the City comprising specialist ECM partners, Brad Isaac, Neil Matthews, Dominic Gurney-Champion, Jonathan Brooks, George Cotter, Ed Westhead and Melanie Talbot.
Brad Isaac, Head of Equity Capital Markets, commented: "The current market is obviously a very challenging one, but despite this it is encouraging to see that the team is maintaining its market-leading position, following up previous years' number 1 rankings by deal volume in 2019 and 2020. Over recent years we have seen not only our deal volume increase but the size of our deals and the team is also now ranked as the leading legal adviser to FTSE AIM 100 companies by Adviser Rankings. We look forward to hopefully a more positive outlook for 2023 and we thank all our nomad and issuer clients who we are very grateful to support."
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