Investment Banking

VSA Capital’s Corporate team provides a range of financial advisory and broking services. We have extensive experience advising on a wide range of public and private transactions across multiple sectors especially capital markets transactions in both London (Main Market, AIM and NEX) and internationally (TSX, TSX-V, ASX and JSE).

Mergers & Acquisitions

VSA Capital regularly provides specialist advice and guidance on all aspects of public and private M&A. The team has experience on both buy-and sell- side transactions for a wide variety of clients in a broad range of sectors.

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Our M&A advisory services include guidance on all aspects of a transaction including:

  • Deal origination
  • Deal execution
  • Valuation
  • Preparation of business plans and financial modelling of projections
  • Capital raising, debt raising and private equity financing
  • Corporate restructuring
  • Co-ordination of advisers
  • Exit strategy reviews
  • Advice and assistance with deal planning
  • Public to private transactions
  • Advice on takeover offers (hostile and friendly) and bid defence

VSA provides advice and guidance on all aspects of buy-side and sell-side M&A, from acquisitions and disposals through to joint ventures and farm-ins. We provide ongoing strategic advice which ensures that clients are well placed to grow their enlarged business.

Our experience, sector expertise and global contact base ensure our clients receive the best advice and execution possible.

For more information contact:

Andrew Raca

Head of Corporate Finance

Capital Raising

With access to large and varied pools of capital, VSA Capital is well placed to provide expertise and insight to help determine appropriate fundraising options and structures based on each individual transaction.

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VSA provides expertise and insight to help our clients determine appropriate fundraising options and structures based on each individual transaction.

Fundraising options include:

  • Equity (public and private)
  • Debt raising

Our Alternative Finance services include:

  • Convertible and hybrid instruments
  • Structured equity
  • Equity facilities
  • Strategic partners
  • Farm-in/out transactions
  • Royalty and streaming finance
  • Off-take financing
  • Debt advisory

VSA’s Global reach:

  • Europe, Middle East, North America, Australasia, Hong Kong

Sources of capital raised by VSA:

  • Institutions (major and small cap)
  • Brokers (UK, US and Canada)
  • Specialist country, situation and sector funds
  • Family offices
  • Convertible bonds
  • Private Equity houses

For more information contact:

David Scriven

Head of Sales

Corporate Broking

VSA provides ongoing long-term advice to listed companies across all jurisdictions on all aspects of interaction with new and existing shareholders.

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VSA provides advice to quoted and listed companies on all aspects of interaction with investors and shareholders.

Our Corporate Broking services include:

  • Meetings with institutional investors
  • Regular investor feedback
  • Peer group analysis
  • Public company advisory
  • Investor relations
  • Deal/non-deal roadshows

For more information contact:

Andrew Monk

Chief Executive

Equity Research

VSA Capital offers our clients full equity research coverage with access to a global distribution network.

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VSA produces high-quality research that is distributed widely to investors, market commentators and market practitioners. VSA produces IPO, secondary, thematic and macro research which further educates and strengthens investor relationships. Corporate, sector and macro research is released regularly with regular flash notes to investors and the market on significant developments made by our corporate clients and covered companies.

  • Provides regular market commentary as well as commenting on our clients’ corporate activity or developments
  • Issues daily sector-specific notes covering sector and client news
  • Publishes regular monthly research
  • Regularly appear in the media, (TV, internet and print) both in text and in person to provide authoritative macro, sector and corporate comment

Our research team is comprised of sector analysts with a variety of relevant industry backgrounds.

For more information contact:

Oliver O’Donnell

Head of Research

Sales and Trading

VSA Capital offers independent advice to public and private companies, across a wide range of jurisdictions, on accessing both equity and debt capital markets.

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Sales & Distribution

VSA has an experienced, highly regarded and well-connected institutional sales team with a global reach.

We have established relationships across the UK, Europe, North America, the Middle East, Australasia and Asia, and have provided access to large and varied pools of capital.

VSA has built a varied investor base ranging from specialist funds to major institutional investors that will invest in overseas exchanges

We have also built relationships with strategic groups providing access to varied and alternative financing investment options.

Secondary Trading

We provide a high-quality agency execution service, free from the conflicts of market making or other principal position-taking. VSA has clearing and settlement agreements in place, giving our clients the comfort of settling with a significant balance sheet.

For more information contact:

Andrew Monk

Chief Executive

NEX Corporate Advisor

VSA Capital is an accredited NEX Corporate Advisor who play an important role in preparing companies for admission to the NEX Exchange and a future in the public market environment.

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The NEX Exchange is the prime market for entrepreneurial companies looking for easier access to investors to fund growth.

For more information contact:

Andrew Raca

Head of Corporate Finance