Zeus Capital announces a Trio of Deals in December 2015

04 Jan 2016

These deals, totalling just under £100m of funds raised, take the total of funds raised on transactions that Zeus Capital has been involved with in 2015 to over £1.4bn and over the last three years to over £2.6bn.

Purplebricks Group [PURP], the hybrid online estate agent, achieved a successful IPO on 17th Dec on AIM at a market cap of £240m with an associated fund raise of £58m. Zeus Capital was Nomad and sole broker on the transaction.

4d pharma [DDDD], the pharmaceutical company focusing on the development of live biotherapeutics, a new and emerging regulated class of therapeutics, on 08 Dec announced a secondary placing of £30m of new money to the company at a market capitalisation of £478m. Zeus Capital was financial adviser and sole broker on the transaction.

CentralNic [CNIC], the TLD registry service company, also on 8th Dec announced a raise of £10m at a market capitalisation of c. £30m as part of the £16m acquisition of Instra Group, a privately owned domain name retailer with a global presence. Zeus Capital was financial adviser and joint broker on the transaction.

Zeus Capital is delighted to have helped Purplebricks, 4d pharma and CentralNic with their transactions in December. These deals complete a strong year for Zeus Capital and I would like to thank all of the employees of Zeus Capital for their exemplary efforts in the past year as well as our clients for their ongoing trust and support. Best wishes for the New Year.

John Goold