Insights: May 2008

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Fladgate advises on first Indian IPO for 2008


Fladgate LLP has advised on the first Indian IPO to take place this year – one of only eight international companies to list on AIM since January. Mortice, a security and facilities management company based in India, commenced dealings of its shares on AIM on 15 May 2008 following a placing by Jermyn Capital Partners. […]

Private Equity – Is it win or bust?


It is only a year ago that The Economist declared Private Equity (PE) the new “Kings of Capitalism”. Now, doom mongers are predicting its rapid demise. As so often in life, the truth lies somewhere in-between. PE funds buy underperforming companies from their existing shareholders – often by taking them private from the public markets, […]