Liontrust Asset Management plc’s £66.17 Million Placing

Travers Smith has acted for Panmure Gordon on the transaction.

Panmure Gordon acted as financial adviser, sole bookrunner and sponsor on the £66.17 million placing of new ordinary shares by Liontrust Asset Management plc to part fund the acquisition of Architas Multi-Manager Limited and Architas Advisory Services Limited. The acquisition is conditional on, inter alia, shareholder approval at a general meeting of Liontrust Asset Management.

Liontrust Asset Management, a specialist independent fund management group, was advised by Simmons & Simmons.

The Travers Smith team was led by Corporate Partner Jon Reddington (Picture), assisted by Corporate Senior Associate Mark Anderson and Corporate Associate Graeme Scotchmer. US securities law advice was provided by US Partner Dan McNamee and US Senior Counsel Brent Sanders.

Involved fees earner: Mark Anderson – Travers Smith; Dan McNamee – Travers Smith; Jon Reddington – Travers Smith; Brent Sanders – Travers Smith; Graeme Scotchmer – Travers Smith;

Law Firms: Travers Smith;

Clients: Panmure Gordon;