Liberum has been appointed as corporate broker to Vertu Motors plc. Vertu Motors plc was formed in late 2006 to acquire and consolidate UK motor retail businesses and represents many of the major volume automotive marques. Vertu now has 99 sales outlets across the UK and is listed on AIM (ticker VTU) with a market capitalisation of c.£185m. For further information please call Peter Tracey or Jamie Richards on +44 (0) 20 3100 2222.
Liberum has acted as financial adviser to Archipelago Resources plc (“Archipelago”), the AIM listed gold mining company, in relation to Rajawali Corporation’s recommended cash offer for the company. The offer price valued the Archipelago at £338m and represented a 36% premium to the 3 month volume weighted average price. For further information please call Tim Graham, Ryan De Franck or Joshua Hughes on +44 (0) 20 3100 2222.
Liberum has been appointed as NOMAD and Sole Broker to Plant Health Care PLC. Plant Health Care is a leading provider of patent protected biological products aimed at the agriculture industry that are environmentally beneficial. Through the commercialisation of these products, Plant Health Care is capitalising on current long-term trends toward natural systems and biological products for plant care and soil and water management. The company has a market cap of £57m. For further information please call Clayton Bush or Thomas Bective on +44 (0) 20 3100 2222.
Liberum has acted as NOMAD and Joint Broker to Mwana Africa Plc on a placing and subscription to raise £3.8m. Mwana Africa is a pan-African, multi-commodity mining and development company with operations and exploration activities covering gold, nickel, copper and diamonds in Zimbabwe, the DRC and South Africa. For further information please call Tom Fyson, Ryan De Franck or Thomas Bective on +44 (0) 20 3100 2222.
Liberum has acted as NOMAD and Sole Broker to NetScientific plc on its AIM IPO which raised £30m. The net proceeds will be used to fund working capital to accelerate to the market its two leading portfolio companies, WANDA, Inc. and Vortex BioSciences, Inc., whilst developing its other core spin-out companies and pipeline projects. For further information please call Chris Bowman, Christopher Britton or Thomas Bective on +44 (0) 20 3100 2222.
Liberum has been appointed as NOMAD and Sole Broker to NetScientific plc. NetScientific is a healthcare medical technology company that identifies, develops and commercialises research and technologies originating from leading universities, teaching hospitals and research institutes globally, particularly in the United Kingdom and the United States with a market cap of £59m. For further information please call Chris Bowman, Christopher Britton or Thomas Bective on +44 (0) 20 3100 2222.