DWF Group’s £95 Million Initial Public Offering


Clifford Chance acted as legal counsel to Stifel Nicolaus Europe Limited, Jefferies International Limited and Zeus Capital Ltd on global legal business DWF Group’s GBP95 million initial public offering and admission to listing on the premium segment of the Official List and to trading on the main market for listed securities of the London Stock Exchange, valuing the business at approximately GBP366 million.

DWF Group plc provides various legal services and complementary connected services in the United Kingdom and internationally. The company operates through four divisions: Commercial Services, Insurance, International, and Connected Services. It offers a range of complex legal services and managed services to multinationals, government and public sector bodies, and high net worth individuals in the areas of corporate, litigation, and real estate practice groups.

The Clifford Chance team was led by capital markets partners Adrian Cartwright (Picture) and John Connolly, assisted by senior associates James Spencer and Christopher Osborne, associate Nathan Krapivensky and colleagues across the firm.

Involved fees earner: Adrian Cartwright – Clifford Chance; John Connolly – Clifford Chance; Nathan Krapivensky – Clifford Chance; Christopher Osborne – Clifford Chance; James Spencer – Clifford Chance;

Law Firms: Clifford Chance;

Clients: Jefferies Finance LLC; Stifel Nicolaus Europe Limited; Zeus Capital Limited;