Private Client Services

Equity has a strong presence in the market enabling access to IPOs, placings and accelerated book builds.

In particular we are able to provide access to enable direct participation in fund raising by smaller capitalised companies including those for whom we act as corporate broker. 

These services are provided to those who comply with one of the following descriptions:

- Professional investor

- High Net Worth individual

- Self Certified Sophisticated investor

Minimum dealing ticket size for this service is £5,000.

Up and Coming IPO's


M&G Prudential

Prudential is to demerge its UK business as a separately-listed company called M&G Prudential. Further details about the spin-off will be released later this year.


Crusader Resources

The gold miner is best known in the UK as being the company which Stratex to buy; the deal was blocked by shareholders. Hopes to list on AIM in late March.


Aston Martin

The carmaker is reportedly considering a London IPO in a deal that could value it at up to £5bn.



The food delivery platform is considering a stock market flotation in London or New York, according to media reports.


Dangote Cement

Africa's biggest cement mixer may float later this year in London, according to media reports.


Saudi Aramco

Reuters reports that Saudi Arabia has shortlisted London as one of the potential places to float part of its national oil company Saudi Aramco.


SoftBank Corp

SoftBank Group will float its Japanese mobile phone business in Tokyo later this year. Reports suggests it may also list the shares in London.


AppBox Media

UK-based mobile apps and video games developer says it will look to float in London or the US Nasdaq market.


Helios Towers

The Sub-Saharan telecoms tower operator is to float on London's Main Market in April.


Energean Oil & Gas

The oil and gas producer is looking to raise $500m and float on London's Main Market in March.


GEMS Education

The Dubai-based private school operator is rumoured to be eyeing a London IPO in 2018 with a speculated $4bn valuation.



Press reports suggest the cinema operator is preparing to list in London potentially during the summer.


VPS Healthcare

Reports suggest the Middle Eastern hospital manager is considering a London listing. It is a rival to FTSE 100 business NMC Health.



Reports suggest electric vehicle charging specialist Chargemaster is to float on the London Stock Exchange later this year.



The telecoms provider is widely rumoured to be preparing to join the UK stock market, potentially letting retail investors buy shares at the IPO price.



The Austrian cryptocurrency miner is considering a listing on AIM in 2018, according to press reports.


Eaton Towers

Reports suggest the Africa-focused telecoms infrastructure group could float in London and command a £1.5bn valuation.


AJ Bell

The investment platform provider and owner of Shares magazine says it is considering an IPO in late 2018 or early 2019. Should it proceed, there will be a retail share offer exclusively for AJ Bell customers who will be able to apply for shares before they start trading on the open market.



The antivirus software firm is rumoured to be preparing a London stock market listing that could value the business at $4bn.


Baillie Gifford US Growth Trust

This will be a new investment trust investing in companies either located, or which conduct a significant proportion of business, in the US. It hopes to raise £250m. Retail investors will be able to take part in the IPO offer in March.


Old Mutual Wealth

The business will rebrand as Quilter and join the London stock market in 2018, although a listing date has still to be decided.


Sky Bet

Rumours have resurfaced that the gambling firm is to float on the London stock market.



The video games publisher is rumoured to be lining up a London listing in 2018.


Vue Cinemas

British cinema chain widely tipped to be floating in London soon.


Air Astana

Kazakhstan's national carrier Air Astana appears to have revived plans to float in London and Kazakhstan, judging by comments from its CEO in the media.


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