Consumer

A sector driven, service product agnostic, approach

  • Client led approach based on long-term, strategic and deep relationships
  • Specialism in: (i) travel, leisure and hospitality, (ii) retail (ecommerce, luxury, D2C) and (iii) consumer goods and services
  • Strong track record of raising capital (equity and debt) in both public and private markets, and M&A sell-side processes

Our pledge to our consumer clients is that we will give you sector focussed advice based around your requirements.  We have the advice, products and services to cover the different options for our growth clients and we will help you select the best route for your business, whether that be in the public markets, the private markets, via equity or via debt and then we will deliver that.

There is rapid change being experienced across the consumer sector.  Models are becoming polarised between value and premium offerings, asset-backed operators and online facilitators, and pure retail and experience-led consumption. Adding a fluid macro, regulatory and legislative backdrop, as well as capacity issues, to the mix creates both challenges and opportunities for incumbents and new entrants alike.

Our services

  • IPO
  • M&A sale
  • M&A buy
  • Equity raise – private and public markets
  • Debt raise – private and public markets
  • Strategic options and exit review
  • NOMAD, Broker, Sponsor and PLC advisory

The team prides itself on its extensive sector knowledge and comprehensive network. We specialise in a number of sub-sector verticals with particular focus in: (i) travel, leisure and hospitality, (ii) retail (ecommerce, luxury, D2C) and (iii) consumer goods and services. In each of these sub-sectors, we have a strong track record of raising capital (equity and debt) in both public and private markets and in advising on shareholder exits via M&A sell-side processes.

Our client led approach is around building long-term, strategic and deep relationships. Choosing the right funding structure to deliver your growth plans is of fundamental importance and our highly experienced team could not be better placed to advise, promote your story, and help you access the capital that supercharges growth or returns capital to shareholders of the UK’s most ambitious consumer businesses.

We have a breadth of experience in providing strategic advice to a range of companies - from earlier stage growth businesses, to privately backed scale-ups, to established, profitable PLC enterprises. We work with entrepreneurs, business founders and owners, Private Equity owners, PLC boards, and management teams alike.

Parsley Box IPO | Kevin Dorren, CEO, on admission to AIM

Parsley Box IPO | Kevin Dorren, CEO, on admission to AIM

finnCap Group has advised Parsley Box on its IPO and admission to AIM, at a placing price that puts its market cap at £83.8m. We spoke with Kevin Dorren, CEO, to discuss what this IPO means for Parsley Box.

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Consumer Sector Research

finnCap operates an ‘access-for-all’ approach for corporate research into the consumer sector, approved by the FCA and paid for by finnCap’s corporate clients.

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Henry Wells

Head of Consumer, finnCap Group

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Matt Goode

Head of Consumer, finnCap Capital Markets

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Nigel Parson

Director, Research

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Carl Holmes

Director, Corporate Finance

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