SPARK acts as Financial and Nominated Adviser to Integumen plc

SPARK Advisory Partners Limited is pleased to announce that it has acted as financial adviser to Integumen in its acquisition of Rinocloud Limited for £3m, along with a placing and subscription to raise c£2.5m to fund business development, settle legacy creditors and meet working capital requirements. In addition, Integumen has agreed measures to convert £0.8m of debt to equity, to dispose of the Company’s subsidiary, Visible Youth (and its subsidiaries) in line with a strategic review which eliminates circa £245,000 of future liabilities, and settled a legal dispute with various creditors.

SPARK appointed as Nominated Adviser to ImmuPharma plc

SPARK Advisory Partners Limited (“SPARK”) is pleased to announce it has been appointed as Nominated Adviser to ImmuPharma plc.

ImmuPharma plc is a specialist drug discovery and development company headquartered in London and listed on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE: IMM). Its research operations are in France. ImmuPharma is dedicated to the development of novel drugs, largely based on peptide therapeutics, to treat serious medical conditions such as autoimmune diseases characterised by high unmet medical need, low marketing costs and relatively low development costs.

SPARK acts as Sponsor to Downing FOUR VCT plc

SPARK Advisory Partners Limited (“SPARK”) is pleased to announce it has acted as Sponsor to Officially Listed Downing FOUR VCT plc in respect of its Offer for Subscription of up to 22 million Generalist Shares and 11.5 million Healthcare Shares to raise up to £30.5 million (together with an over-allotment facility for up to a further 22 million Generalist Shares and 22.9 million Healthcare Shares).

SPARK appointed as Nominated Adviser to Cenkos Securities plc

SPARK Advisory Partners Limited (“SPARK”) is pleased to announce it has been appointed as nominated adviser to Cenkos Securities plc.

Cenkos (AIM ticker: CNKS) is an independent specialist securities firm focussed on UK small and mid-cap companies and investment funds.

SPARK acts as Financial Adviser and Nominated Adviser to Trinity Exploration & Production plc

SPARK Advisory Partners Limited (“SPARK”) is pleased to announce it has acted as financial adviser aand nominated adviser in relation to Trinity’s Placing and Offer to raise $20 million. SPARK acted alongside bookrunners Cenkos Securities plc and Whitman Howard Limited.

Trinity’s fundraising will be used for capital expenditure and associated infrastructure investment to accelerate its onshore drilling programme, and repayment of debt.

SPARK acts as Financial and Nominated Adviser to Block Energy plc

SPARK Advisory Partners Limited (“SPARK”) is pleased to announce it has acted as Financial and Nominated Adviser to Block Energy plc in respect of its Admission to trading on AIM.

Block is an exploration and production company focused on the Republic of Georgia, which has successfully completed a £5 million placing and subscription to accompany its Initial Public Offering.

SPARK acts as Sponsor to French Connection Group plc

SPARK Advisory Partners Limited (“SPARK”) is pleased to announce it has acted as Sponsor to French Connection Group plc in respect of the conditional sale of the entire issued share capital of Toast (Mail Order) Limited to BESTSELLER UNITED A/S for gross proceeds of £23.3 million.

SPARK acts as Sponsor to Elderstreet Draper Esprit VCT plc

SPARK Advisory Partners Limited (“SPARK”) is pleased to announce it has acted as Sponsor to Officially Listed Elderstreet Draper Esprit VCT plc in respect of its Offer for Subscription to raise up to £20 million by a new issue of ordinary shares.

SPARK acts as Sponsor to Amati VCT plc and Amati VCT 2 plc

SPARK Advisory Partners Limited (“SPARK”) has acted as Sponsor to Officially Listed Amati VCT plc and Amati VCT 2 plc in their joint Offer for subscription to raise up to £20 million, with an option for Amati VCT 2 plc to raise up to a further £10 million if a proposal to merge the two companies proceeds.

SPARK appointed as Nominated Adviser to Zibao Metals Recycling Holdings plc and UniVision Engineering Limited

SPARK Advisory Partners Limited (“SPARK”) is pleased to announce it has been appointed as nominated adviser to Zibao Metals Recycling Holdings plc and UniVision Engineering Limited.

Zibao (AIM ticker: ZBO) is a Hong Kong based trader in non-ferrous metals, principally aluminium and copper. It imports metals from a variety of international sources and resells them into the People’s Republic of China to operators who process them into a ‘clean’ form for sale to foundries.

UniVision (AIM ticker: UVEL) is a Hong Kong based group whose principal activities are the supply, design, installation and maintenance of closed circuit television (CCTV) and surveillance systems, to industrial, commercial and public sector customers in Hong Kong, PRC and Macau, and the sale of security related products. The business was formed in November 1979 and joined AIM in 2005. In May 2017, it announced a major contract win with MTR Corporation Limited in Hong Kong which operates the Hong Kong Metro train system.

We are delighted to add two more AIM quoted companies to our list of corporate clients based in SE Asia. We have been investing time in the region, especially in Hong Kong and Singapore, and we are delighted to see that this is coming through with new client wins.