Company Flotations

Float or sink

Many things can go wrong to sink a flotation. IPO expert Witold Sawin explains potential stumbling blocks

Company Flotations

Benefits of IPO for a company

Benefits include the ability to raise millions of pounds while elevating your company’s profile significantly

Company Flotations

What does it mean to IPO a company?

Floating your business on a UK stock market can raise millions

Company Flotations

How to make sure your career soars when your company goes public 

The first half of 2022 has seen 11 companies listed on the stock exchange to the tune of £500m

Company Flotations

Here’s how you undertake an IPO in the UK in the best way

Floating your company on the stock market is a complex process, but get it right and it'll pay dividends


Crowdcube to launch investor platform for IPOs this summer

Crowdfunding platform wants to open up IPO fundraises to its 1.1m community of small investors, as well as create a secondary market for existing shares

Company Flotations

Stock market listing without an IPO could be a new trend for businesses

Last year Spotify music streamer obtained a direct listing on the New York Stock Exchange without raising any money by way of an IPO.  Kamalprit Lally and Kendal Youngblood of law firm Wedlake Bell consider whether this could prove a trend to getting a stock market listing.

Financial Management

Law firm interview: Paul Amiss, Partner at Winston & Strawn LLP

Fresh from an IPO with MindGym, lawyer Paul Amiss describes how the firm helps businesses grow via IPO and other services.


One year in the job: Can Dara Khosrowshahi save Uber?

Uber's CEO is under pressure to get sales growing and redeem its reputation.

Venture Capital Funding

VC interview: Dharmash Mistry, general partner at Lakestar

Dharmash Mistry, general partner of VC firm Lakestar talks investing in high growth businesses with a 'superstar' figurehead.


Midwich Group plc IPO

National law firm Mills & Reeve advised technology distributor Midwich Group plc on its £165 million AIM IPO and related £75 million fundraising


Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales picks IPO route for mobile business

Mobile phone contract business The People's Operator has outlined plans to join the London Stock Exchange and use funds raise to continue development.