Numis at a glance

Latest Transactions
Beazley
£350m
£350m capital raise
November 2022
M and C Saatchi
£1bn
Joint financial adviser and joint corporate broker to M&C Saatchi on the successful takeover defence
November 2022

Mergers and acquisitions

Our mergers and acquisitions business has grown into a key contributor to investment banking revenues and is now one of the most active and expert financial advisers in the UK public mid-market.

“Our integrated and market-leading UK mergers and acquisitions offering is well-positioned to provide clients high-quality advice across all types of mergers and acquisitions, and processes”.

Stuart Ord Managing Director, M&A Advisory

Offering comprehensive mergers and acquisitions expertise

Our comprehensive mergers and acquisitions offering

Our team offers insight and expertise in every aspect of the process, whether it is public or private mergers and acquisitions, or on the buy or sell-side. We draw on solid experience and extensive industry intelligence to deliver on your objectives and we are focused on finding fresh solutions and delivering strong execution of your transactions. 

When you partner with us, we provide a complete service that includes idea generation and target selection, as well as advice on:

  • Strategy
  • Valuation
  • Bid vulnerability
  • Potential buyers
  • Regulatory matters
  • Deal execution

Experienced and expert teams

We offer high-quality advice and deal execution across both public and private markets. Working in collaboration with our experienced sector and product teams and potent UK mid-market sales platform, we gain optimal outcomes across a wide range of transactions and industries.

Broad market reach

Our corporate client base of approximately 200 listed companies, as well as our coverage of all leading UK private-equity investment firms, is one of our strongest attributes. We believe the best outcomes result from our unique ecosystem of connectivity within our team, clients and investors, ensuring strong transaction flow and in-depth knowledge of market conditions and trends, current shareholder and investor views, and an executive network for buyer outreach.

Stuart Ord

Managing Director, M&A Advisory

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Our services

Numis is an ambitious, dynamic and innovative investment bank, driven to excel across all aspects of its delivery.
Corporate broking

The largest corporate broker in the UK by number of listed clients

Equity capital markets

Capital raising specialists in services including IPOs, equity issuance and block trades

M&A

Providing M&A expertise through a full suite of bespoke advice and solutions

Debt advisory

Expert debt advice focused on robust and efficient corporate solutions

IPOs

Drawing from our experience to deliver strong outcomes at IPO

Growth capital solutions

Enabling the world’s most ambitious private companies to achieve their ambitions

Sales & Research

We are the leading provider of in-depth, high quality research on UK listed companies

Trading and sales trading (high-touch and low-touch execution)

The largest, most experienced Sales Trading and Trading teams covering UK equities

Investment companies

Proactive advice combining in-depth research, distribution and execution