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Maples advises Literacy Capital on Cayman Islands Stock Exchange Listing

Maples advises Literacy Capital on Cayman Islands Stock Exchange Listing

Maples and Calder, the Maples Group's law firm, has advised Literacy Capital on a first-of-its-kind dual listing on the Specialist Fund Segment of the London Stock Exchange and on the Cayman Islands Stock Exchange (CSX). The offering, which closed on 25 June 2021, took approximately two months to arrange with the listing on the CSX only taking two weeks from start to listing.

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CMO IPO caps hat-trick of high multiple exits for KCP

CMO IPO caps hat-trick of high multiple exits for KCP

The recent IPO of online building products retailer CMO Group PLC rounded off a busy and productive 12 months for private equity firm Key Capital Partners(KCP). The flotation represented the firm’s third high-value exit in the last 12 months; coming hot on the heels of the sale of nursing business Routes Healthcare (North) to Palatine Private Equity in June and IT training and consultancy firm Sparta Global to Inflexion in October.

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VC form Forward Partners to list on AIM

VC form Forward Partners to list on AIM

Forward Partners, a London-based venture capital firm specialising in supporting high growth, early-stage technology businesses, has announced plans for a proposed admission to trading on AIM and associated placing of 34,749,490 new ordinary shares of 1 penny each at a price of 100 pence per share.

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Seraphim Space Investment Trust Raises approximately GBP180m in oversubscribed IPO

Seraphim Space Investment Trust Raises approximately GBP180m in oversubscribed IPO

Seraphim Space Investment Trust, a newly established closed-ended investment company which will invest in a diversified international portfolio of early and growth stage Space Tech businesses, has successfully raised gross proceeds of approximately GBP178.4 million pursuant to the Initial Issue of its ordinary shares as described in the prospectus published by the Company on 22 June 2021.