Who we are
Zeus is a leading independent financial services group working across public and private capital markets in the UK.
Our core services are Investment Banking, Equity Sales, Research & Trading, and Investment Management.
- #1 Largest IPO fundraise on AIM*
- £3.3 billion Gross value of total deal valuations
- 6 IPOs advised
- >35% Zeus deals account for over 35% of all funds raised on AIM IPOs
- £1.0 billion IPOs funds raised
- 5 out of 7 Biggest IPOs on AIM by funds raised*
What we do
We advise and support companies on raising capital throughout their lifecycle to build great businesses, realise equity value and provide interesting opportunities for investors.
We offer an integrated platform model so we can respond quickly, as one team with the right solution in the best interests of our clients.
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Private client brokers
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Why we're different
We are a highly energetic, hands-on firm with a strong track record and passion for working with ambitious founders, entrepreneurs and management teams to realise the potential of their businesses.
Our success is built on our extensive networks in the UK’s early stage and mid-market business community; our experience of operating seamlessly across public and private markets; and our ability to access capital from a deep and broad pool of high-quality investors.
We set ourselves apart from other public market institutional stockbrokers and private market capital focused advisers. We take pride in developing long term relationships with our clients by learning about their companies, working with their people and delivering results.
“Zeus’ knowledge of the IPO process and support in positioning Devolver with investors was invaluable in delivering a successful result.”Douglas Morin, CEO of Devolver
Our executive leadership has a wealth of experience in financial services and a deep knowledge of corporate advisory across both private and public markets.
Sir Nigel has been Chairman of Zeus since 2014. As DLA Piper’s Managing Partner between 1996 and 2016, he led the firm’s growth from a UK regional law firm to become the world’s largest global business law firm. Sir Nigel is currently CEO of the publicly listed international law firm, DWF. He has also served as High Sheriff of Greater London, is Chairman of Sheffield City Region LEP and is a Council Member for The Prince’s Trust.
Tony joined Zeus in 2020. He has over 20 years’ strategic management experience at board level and has a successful track record of growing and developing financial services businesses. Before joining Zeus, he was a founding executive director and COO of Liberum Capital, prior to which he was COO of Collins Stewart. Tony is CEO and a Director of Zeus.
Richard has over 30 years’ corporate finance experience including IPOs, equity capital raising and M&A for both public and private companies. He was one of the founders of Boohoo and acted as a non-executive director for 7 years. He is also a shareholder and director of numerous private companies operating across a range of sectors. Richard is a Director of Zeus.
Tremayne joined Zeus in 2010 and has over 25 years’ experience advising public and private companies as well as private equity investors across a range of transactions, including IPOs, public-takeovers and M&A. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant, and prior to joining Zeus he was an M&A partner at EY.
Nick joined Zeus in 2004. Over the past 18 years, he has built extensive knowledge and experience of the UK Equity Markets and is an expert in advising companies looking to IPO and has been directly involved in raising over £5 billion of equity for growth companies.
Nick is a trusted adviser to a number of PLC Boards and has advised on over 50 successful flotations and led many high-profile public takeovers and M&A transactions.
Mike joined Zeus in 2014 and is an experienced equities analyst having previously worked at UBS, Numis Securities and as a co-founder of Panmure Gordon’s Liverpool office. Mike has been involved in a significant number of transactions and is the lead analyst for some of Zeus’ highest profile clients. He has also previously been a top 3 Extel rated analyst and won numerous stock picking awards during his career.
Andrew joined Zeus in 2011 and has over 25 years’ experience as an advisor to public and private companies. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant, having trained with PWC, and prior to joining Zeus he was Head of Corporate Affairs and Investor Relations for Drax plc.
Peter joined the board of Zeus in 2021 and has a career of over 25 years working in senior leadership positions in investment banking and equities in London, Frankfurt and New York. Prior to founding Blackdown Partners in 2019, Peter was Head of Investment Banking for Liberum Capital, having previously worked for Merrill Lynch. Peter is a Non-Executive Director of Water Babies Limited and a Director of Branscombe Group.
Justine joined Zeus in 2020. She has been a qualified company secretary since 2011 and has over 15 years of experience of working with boards in the financial services industry. Before joining Zeus she was Company Secretary and one of the first employees of Liberum Capital. Justine is Company Secretary of all of the Zeus companies.
*Excluding investment trusts and REIT’s