No — we don’t yet have the prospectus for The People’s Operator, a mobile firm that has announced plans to list on Aim with a reported market value of more than £100m. But we do have its most recent accounts, which make it possible to back engineer what the prospectus might say. Read more
Sorry, at pixel the doc was still not available for the leading digital performance-based marketing company, Matomy Media, which is joining the London market. We’ll update this post if and when we can. The Matomy Media prospectus has arrived (Wednesday, belatedly), so we can replace the placeholder image with the real doc…
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Terry Smith has achieved the rare feat of publishing a flotation prospectus before dealings actually commenced. Read more
This IP specialist, sitting on the end of an $XXbn R&D pipeline from American universities and the US military, quietly floated in London last week. As a private entity, Allied Minds has been funded to date by Neil Woodford, the star manager who is now setting up his own firm. But the conditional public market price has so far stuck at the initial float price — 190p.
Maybe giving more information to a wider pool of investors will help… Read more
We were all experts on this one before the prospectus even went to the printers. But here, for the record, is the Zoopla doc…
A particularly challenged new addition to the London market, this one. A Philip Green-backed ‘flash’ sale specialist, MySale had its opening price quoted in pound sterling rather than pence. Amidst the confusion, the price tanked.
That was last week. Now we finally have the actual numbers. Click to view. Read more
This is the first in a new occasional series.
It’s become the norm for companies listing in the UK via an institutional placing (rather than a full public offer) to delay publication of their prospectus until after conditional dealings in the stock start.
Why? To control the news, clearly. Media treatment is restricted to the narrow confines of the offer price announcement; by the time the prospectus comes out the press spotlight has invariably moved on… Read more