Adrian West

Adrian West

  • Partner

Adrian is a partner in the Corporate M&A and ECM Group and Head of the Retail Sector Group. He predominantly focuses his practice on equity capital markets and is renowned as a leading adviser on AIM transactions.

Equity capital markets

Adrian has a balanced practice advising investment banks, corporate issuers and management on IPOs and secondary fundraisings on both the Main Market and AIM. He is considered a 'go to adviser' for a number of investment banks in their capacities as nominated adviser or sponsor. Since the uptick in ECM activity in 2014, Adrian has had a role on 13 completed IPOs with a combined market value of almost £5 billion.                 

Adrian is ranked as a 'Leading Individual' by Chambers UK 2019 for his experience advising on AIM transactions. Adrian is also recommended for ECM work by The Legal 500 UK.

M&A general corporate advisory work

Adrian has extensive experience in domestic and cross-border M&A, demergers and joint ventures. He regularly advises public and private companies and other financial intermediaries. Adrian also provides general corporate and strategic advice.

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