SPARK act as Sponsor to Downing Planned Exit 6 & 7 VCT

SPARK Advisory Partners Limited (“SPARK”) is pleased to announce it has acted as Sponsor to the Boards of Downing Planned Exit VCT 6 plc and Downing Planned Exit VCT 7 plc in relation to tender offers to purchase their own ordinary shares : Downing Planned Exit VCT 6 plc: 3,072,197 shares and Downing Planned Exit […]

SPARK advises Salters’ Company

LONDON ENERGY EFFICIENCY FUND ANNOUNCES A GREEN LOAN FACILITY TO THE SALTERS’ COMPANY The London Energy Efficiency Fund (LEEF), established by the Mayor of London’s Green Fund through the EU JESSICA initiative and managed by the Amber Infrastructure, is delighted to announce that it has agreed to provide a loan facility to The Salters’ Company, […]

SPARK has been appointed as independent financial advisor to AIM-quoted 600 Group

On 9 October 2013 600 Group plc confirmed that discussions are on-going with Qingdao D&D Investment Group Co. and that in accordance with Rule 2.6(c) of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (the “Code”), the Takeover Panel consented to an extension of the relevant deadline to allow those discussions to progress. The new deadline […]

SPARK sponsors £70m+ merger of 6 Venture Capital Trusts managed by Downing LLP

SPARK Advisory Partners Limited (“SPARK”) has acted as Sponsor to Officially Listed Downing Distribution VCT 1 plc (to be renamed Downing ONE VCT plc) in its merger of 6 VCTs managed by Downing – by means of s110 liquidations of Downing Income VCT plc, Downing Income VCT 3 plc, Downing Income VCT 4 plc, Downing […]

SPARK appointed to Verdes Management PLC

SPARK Advisory Partners Limited (“SPARK”) is pleased to announce that it has been appointed to act as NOMAD to Verdes Management PLC. Verdes has undergone a complete change of board and strategy and aims to build a fund management group. It is intended that this will be achieved by consolidating a number of existing fund […]

SPARK advises ILX Group plc on its proposed acquisition of Progility Pty Limited

SPARK Advisory Partners Limited (“SPARK”) is pleased to announce that it has advised ILX Group plc, the AIM listed training, consultancy and recruitment group, on the successful acquisition of Progility Pty Limited, a communication systems integration business which will transform the scope and scale of the Group’s activities in project management. The acquisition, which completed […]

SPARK appointed as financial advisor to Convivial London Pubs PLC

SPARK Advisory Partners Limited (“SPARK”) has been appointed by Convivial as its financial advisor in relation to a Formal Sale Process to market the Company’s share capital under the Takeover Code. Convivial owns 6 premium freehold pubs – the Crown and Anchor in Chiswick, the Mitre Hotel in Greenwich, The Clifton in St Johns Wood […]

SPARK advises Sky High plc on sale to Tracsis plc

SPARK Advisory Partners Limited (“SPARK”) has acted as independent financial advisor to AIM-quoted Sky High PLC in relation to the formal offer for Sky High’s issued share capital by Leeds based Tracsis PLC, also an AIM quoted company. Sky High is a traffic data collection, aggregation and analysis company that provides primary information to a […]

SPARK appointed as Nominated Adviser to ILX Group plc

SPARK Advisory Partners Limited (“SPARK”) is pleased to announce that it has been appointed to act as NOMAD for ILX Group plc, our second such appointment since being approved by the London Stock Exchange to act as a NOMAD just a month ago. ILX is a world leading accredited provider of professional business technology-led learning […]

SPARK gains first AIM client as a Nominated Adviser (NOMAD)

Following its recent approval as the the London Stock Exchange’s latest Nominated Adviser, which means that it is qualified to advise companies quoted on the AIM Market, SPARK has been appointed to act as NOMAD for drinks distributor Blavod Wines & Spirits PLC. The SPARK team, which was formed a year ago by five senior […]