International legal practice Osborne Clarke has advised Joh. Berenberg, Gossler & Co. KG, London branch and Investec Bank plc, on a £31 million placing and subscription for AIM-quoted Alpha Financial Markets Consulting plc, a leading global provider of specialist consultancy services to the Asset Management, Wealth Management and Insurance industries.
The net proceeds of the fundraise will be used to part-fund the cash payable by Alpha FMC under the acquisition of Lionpoint Holdings, Inc., a US-based provider of specialist consultancy services to the Alternative Investment industry.
Berenberg acted as joint bookrunner in connection with the placing. Investec acted as nominated adviser and joint bookrunner.
The Osborne Clarke team that advised Berenberg and Investec on the transaction was led by Partner Jonathan King who was assisted by Senior Associate Stuart Miller and Associate Oliver Woods.
Osborne Clarke’s Corporate team, which is Band 1 ranked for Capital Markets: AIM by Chambers, is considered a go-to practice for many companies, working with global businesses to fast-growth start-ups and market challengers. The team advises at every stage of company development across all corporate issues, from equity and debt fundraisings to M&A, IPOs and JVs.