Plc Strategic Advisory

Strategic public M&A & shareholder activism advisory

We are proud to be trusted to provide advice to buyers, sellers, boards and other market participants across every aspect of public takeovers and shareholder activism. Our focus is to drive execution, deliver outcome certainty and achieve clients’ objectives.

finnCap’s reputation and strategic advisory capabilities recognised by rare invitation to propose a secondee to Takeover Panel

Market leading transaction flow in core growth company market

  • Strong record of acting for bidders and targets alike – assisting buyers to identify targets and refine their strategies informs work assisting companies with vulnerability assessments and defence preparations
  • Many of our most successful defence mandates are successful because they do not become public
  • Experience of working within cross-border advisory teams or alongside specialist advisory practices, assisting some of the world’s largest companies to achieve their ambitions in the UK market
  • We work seamlessly with colleagues leveraging the firm’s broader advisory capabilities and network resources, sector expertise and financing product teams:
  • Transaction execution team backed by a team of 28 experienced public transaction professionals
  • Close cooperation and integration with specialist professionals in M&A division to provide regulatory assistance for public company sales processes
  • Advice and strategies informed by the real-time intelligence from equity capital markets and sales desks can provide on market conditions and trends, shareholder and investor views
  • Bidders benefit from experience and integration of financing experts

Latest Transactions

Ambition Delivered

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Sector: Technology
Acquisition of Comsof NV and £3.5m fundraise
August 2022



Sector: Consumer
Financial Adviser and Rule 3 Adviser to the Independent Directors, in relation to £284.5m offer from Serge Crasnianski, CEO
February 2022

Universe Group

Universe Group Plc

Sector: Technology
Adviser on takeover by PDI Software, a US-based and private equity-backed software group
January 2022

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Plc Strategic Advisory | Driving Growth in 2022

We are proud to be one of the leading advisers on UK public takeovers for growth companies over the past five years. This reflects the strength of the finnCap Group’s coordinated offering for buyers and sellers alike."

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The Public M&A Outlook for 2022

As part of our recent Capital Performance markets review, Henrik Persson remarks on the year that was in Public M&A in 2021, and what's in store for the year ahead.

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Henrik Persson

Head of PLC Advisory

Henrik Persson

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