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
£25.9bn 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
Ferro-Alloy Resources Ltd
Amount raised
£8.6m
Placing
Sep-2022
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
Thought of the Day - Engagement works

Thought of the Day - Engagement works

03 October 2022 | Insights

ESG investing is long past the point where it simply excluded some companies. Today, engagement with management is the name of the game. But does engagement work?

Thought of the Week - A narcissist manages money

Thought of the Week - A narcissist manages money

21 September 2022 | Insights

Yesterday, I wrote about narcissistic CEOs and their negative impact on company profitability and share buybacks. I also told you about a simple way to identify narcissistic CEOs. Just look at the size of their signatures. But what about the people most of us entrust with our investments: fund managers?

Thought of the Week - What makes a good meme stock?

Thought of the Week - What makes a good meme stock?

08 September 2022 | Insights

During my summer hiatus, there was a revival in meme stocks. Shares of Bed, Bath & Beyond went from $4.60 on 26 July to $23.08 on 17 August. That’s +400% in three weeks. Of course, by now the shares are down below $10 again and still falling and, eventually, they will reach new lows again, as they always do. But what makes a stock a good meme stock?

Thought of the Week – Can ESG practices reduce corporate fraud?

Thought of the Week – Can ESG practices reduce corporate fraud?

15 August 2022 | Insights

I often promote the view that ESG practices are not so much about enhancing returns but rather about reducing risks. One area where I have so far not seen too much research of the benefits (or lack thereof) of ESG practices is corporate fraud. Do firms with better ESG practices have fewer cases of fraud? Junho Park and his colleagues attacked that problem from a rather surprising angle…

Thought of the Week -  Hitchhiker’s Guide to Investment Research, Part 4: Trust but falsify

Thought of the Week - Hitchhiker’s Guide to Investment Research, Part 4: Trust but falsify

02 August 2022 | Insights

Last week, I wrote a trilogy of posts on how to approach investment research. I called it the Hitchhiker’s Guide to Investment Research and – staying true to the theme – here is part 4 of this “trilogy”. It is my criticism of the tendency in both finance and economics to dismiss falsifications of theories and rather stick with confirming evidence.

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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