Shore Capital acts as Nomad & Broker on £53.5m fundraising for Helios Underwriting

Helios (AIM: HUW), the unique investment vehicle which acquires and consolidates underwriting capacity at Lloyd’s, has successfully raised £53.5m through a placing and subscription, with Shore Capital acting as Nomad and Broker.

Helios intends to use the net proceeds of the fundraising predominantly to make further LLV acquisitions, benefiting from a period of unprecedented opportunity presented by a hardening market.

For further information please contact:   

Shore Capital +44 (0) 20 7408 4090

Corporate Advisory: Robert Finlay / David Coaten

Corporate Broking: Henry Willcocks

For Shore Capital media enquiries, please contact:   

Adele Gilbert: +44 (0)74 8477 8331

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About Shore Capital

We are an independent securities business offering institutional and corporate clients leading investment banking, research, sales and trading services, including fixed income. We are represented across the UK enabling extensive distribution and institutional coverage. This distribution capability is complemented by our experienced corporate advisory and broking team who offer discreet, innovative and valued advice to companies on both the Main Market and AIM. Shore Capital is also the third largest market maker by number of AIM stocks covered.

Our cross-disciplinary team has deep, market leading experience in a wide range of small and mid-cap UK companies within the following sectors: Consumer, Financials, Healthcare, Insurance, Natural Resources, Real Estate, Support Services, Technology and Media. Our research on over 250 companies is distributed to an extensive institutional client base in the UK, Europe and US.

Shore Capital is a trading name of both Shore Capital Stockbrokers Limited and Shore Capital and Corporate Limited.