What we do

Founded in 2007 as a wholly staff-owned business, since inception we have aimed to provide insight, honesty and a highly personalised approach to all our clients.

Companies receive unrivalled advisory work from our trusted and experienced banking team. Institutional investors hunting for ideas receive direct access to our seasoned sales team and research analysts, along with introductions to companies, innovators and thought leaders. Traders wanting high or low-touch execution from multiple venues, with proper performance benchmarking, deal with us daily.

c. 310 All-cap companies and funds covered across UK & Europe
£25.2bn Raised since 2007 £12.8bn since 2015
173 Staff employed across the UK & North America
118 Corporate clients that we advise

Our latest transaction successes

Company
TruFin plc
Amount raised
£10m
Placing
Apr-2022
Company
The Renewables Infrastructure Group Ltd
Amount raised
£277m
Placing
Mar-2022
Company
CT Automotive Group plc
Amount raised
£34m
IPO
Dec-2021
Company
Aptamer Group Plc
Amount raised
£10.8m
IPO
Dec-2021
Company
Conygar Investment Company Plc
Amount raised
£10.7m
Placing
Dec-2021
Company
EPE Special Opportunities Limited
Amount raised
£20m
Placing
Dec-2021
Thought of the Week - Working harder or working smarter; what helps analysts?

Thought of the Week - Working harder or working smarter; what helps analysts?

05 July 2022 | Insights

Nobody likes to be controlled and monitored by outsiders or their bosses. Especially not if you claim that in your job you work long hours. So, you can imagine how I felt when I learned that Azi Ben-Rephael and his colleagues monitored the average work length of sell-side analysts like me and my colleagues.

Thought of the Week - I do not look forward to a recession

Thought of the Week - I do not look forward to a recession

29 June 2022 | Insights

Recession fears in the wake of rising interest rates and high inflation have been the name of the game for the first half of this year. It seems increasingly likely that the US, the UK and Europe will end in recession if central banks hike too much – and I think for now they are on a path to hiking too much.

Thought of the Week - Extremely successful? Extremely lucky!

Thought of the Week - Extremely successful? Extremely lucky!

23 June 2022 | Insights

People who are extremely successful as business executives or investors tend to think of themselves as being more skilled and more hardworking than the average person. No doubt they are, but as you move towards the extremes of success, luck plays such an important role that the people who end up there are there almost entirely due to luck. No offense intended to any readers, just a matter of maths, as I explain in this post.

Thought of the Week - Daughters make for better performance

Thought of the Week - Daughters make for better performance

13 June 2022 | Insights

Ok, that sounds weird, so I’d better explain. By now the evidence is pretty widespread that companies with more diverse leadership teams in terms of gender diversity outperform those with less diverse leadership teams.

Thought of the Week - Extrapolating the recent past

Thought of the Week - Extrapolating the recent past

17 May 2022 | Insights

The last two years have been full of one-off surprises: a global pandemic, supply chain disruptions, the Russia-Ukraine war. No wonder investors have had a hard time forecasting what is going to happen next!

Senior Management Team

Bidhi Bhoma

Bidhi Bhoma

Chief Executive Officer

Bidhi joined Liberum in December 2017 as a Managing Director in the Investment Banking team.

David Parsons

David Parsons

Executive Chairman and Head of Equities

David joined Liberum in 2008 as Head of Equity Sales and was appointed Executive Chairman in December 2020.

Shane Le Prevost

Shane Le Prevost

Founder & Executive Director

Shane Le Prevost is Liberum’s founder and is an Executive Director of the Company, he was Chairman and Chief Executive until December 2020.

Christopher Howlett

Christopher Howlett

Chief Operating Officer

Christopher is Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Executive Management Team.

Mark Godridge

Mark Godridge

Chief Executive Officer - USA

Mark joined Liberum in 2007 and has been in New York for over 20 years selling Pan-European equities throughout the US and Canada.

Richard Crawley

Richard Crawley

Head of Investment Banking

Richard joined Liberum in 2013. He has over 30 years of experience, gained at Charterhouse, Credit Suisse, Oriel Securities and most recently, at Espirito Santo.

Joe Brent

Joe Brent

Head of Research

Joe joined Liberum in 2009. He was previously Managing Director and Head of UK Small and Mid Cap research at Citigroup.

Graham Smith

Graham Smith

Head of Execution

Graham joined Liberum in 2016. Prior to Liberum, Graham has worked for Dillion Reed, Salomon Brothers, Citigroup, Unicredit and Trafalgar Capital.

Neil Patel

Neil Patel

Investment Banking Managing Director

Neil joined Liberum in 2013. He previously spent 12 years at UBS, acting as broker and advisor to FTSE100 and FTSE 250 companies.

Clayton Bush

Clayton Bush

Investment Banking Managing Director

Clayton joined Liberum in 2008 from Canaccord, having previously worked for Credit Lyonnais, Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein and PWC.

Edward Blair

Edward Blair

Head of Product Strategy, Equities

Ed joined Liberum in 2007. He previously worked for Cazenove in both Emerging Market and Pan European equity sales.

Lynsey Cox

Lynsey Cox

Head of Corporate & Investor Relations

Lynsey joined Liberum in 2015, having spent 4 years at Numis as an Associate Director on the Investor Relations team.

Rebecca Gordon

Rebecca Gordon

General Counsel

Rebecca is General Counsel at Liberum and is also a member of the Risk & Regulatory Committee.

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