Kate is an Associate Director in Osborne Clarke's equity capital markets team and leads its corporate governance practice. Kate is also a member of Osborne Clarke's multi-disciplinary ESG team, advising clients on ESG matters and the development and implementation of their ESG strategies.
Kate has extensive experience advising on IPOs and secondary listings for AIM and Main Market companies on the London Stock Exchange as well as advising on public takeovers, formal sales processes and private M&A. Kate also works on large, cross-border group reorganisations as well as advising on other general corporate law matters.
Kate's experience includes working with both listed and private companies on setting up, revising and implementing their governance frameworks, including day to day assistance and guidance. Kate also provides corporate governance training for boards, including in relation to corporate governance codes and directors' duties.
Kate works across several sectors but has particular experience in the Financial Services sector, as well as Tech, Media and Comms. She works with high profile clients, including listed clients, institutions, corporate finance houses and private companies, both nationally and internationally.
Helping you succeed in tomorrow's world
ESG (environmental, social, governance) is moving up the boardroom agenda across all sectors. It is critical for companies to understand and develop a strategy in relation to ESG. I am part of Osborne Clarke's multi-disciplinary ESG team, focusing on advising companies on their governance arrangements. I help clients set up, review and implement governance structures and advise on their corporate governance compliance and reporting obligations.
Advised AIM listed Next Fifteen Communications Group plc on its successful £50m placing. Read more.
Advised PayProp on a complex cross-border reorganisation in anticipation of an investment by Accel-KKR, founders and management.
Advised Main Market listed Topps Tiles plc on the acquisition of 60% stake in Pro Tiler.
Advised a subsidiary of Main Market listed Wilmington plc on the disposal of its Pension Funds Online business.
Advised TalkTalk on recommended £1.1 billion takeover by Tosca IOM Limited, read more.
Advised LDC on £217 million Team 17 Group IPO, read more.
Shore Capital and Cenkos Securities
Advised Shore Capital and Cenkos Securities on the successful £105 million IPO of UP Global Sourcing Holdings plc. Read more here.
redT energy plc
Advised redT energy plc, a Jersey incorporated company quoted on AIM, on a £14.88 million secondary fundraise by way of a UK institutional placing, open offer and follow on placing.
Berenberg and Grant Thornton
Advised Berenberg and Grant Thornton on £163 million Alpha Financial Markets Consulting AIM IPO, read more.
Advised Mirriad Advertising on its £63.2 AIM market IPO, read more.
Advised NASDAQ-listed MKS Instruments on $72.5 million disposal of Umetrics. Read more.
Advised Mirriad Advertising on its £63.2 million AIM market IPO. Read more.
Advised the independent directors of AIM listed Interquest on £16 million hostile offer by management.
Advised Panmure Gordon on the successful £20 million equity fundraise for Gulf Marine Services plc. Read more.
Advised Shore Capital on the successful £15 million equity fundraise for Ultimate Products.
Advised AIM listed Invinity Systems on its successful £20 million equity fundraise. Read more.
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