Greg Stonefield

Greg Stonefield

Greg has a broad corporate finance practice focusing on ECM related transactions (including IPOs (equity and GDRs), introductions, secondary offerings, block trades, private placements) and on domestic and international public and private M&A. He has significant experience in advising clients on the UKLA Listing Rules and Disclosure and Transparency Rules, the Prospectus Rules, the AIM Rules and general corporate law. He has a wealth of experience in representing both issuers and underwriters on equity transactions and in bringing overseas companies to the London Stock Exchange. 

He is a regular speaker at conferences covering London listings, capital markets trends and corporate governance. 

Greg also regularly advises both purchasers and sellers on a variety of M&A transactions (domestic and international). Greg has advised clients from a broad array of industry sectors including real estate, oil and gas, mining and metals and telecoms. With a strong track record in cross-border M&A to complement his domestic work, Greg has advised on innovative transactions involving a number of African jurisdictions - building strong links and connections with leading firms, including in South Africa, Nigeria and Ghana. 

Greg is recommended as an Africa specialist by Legal 500 2015.


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With little fanfare, on 29 April 2021, the National Security and Investment Act (the “NSI Act”) was granted Royal Assent following the approval of the National Security and Investment Bill 2020

24 May 2021

The UK economy remains open for business and overseas investment although since November 2020 there are new controls on FDI will need to be navigated as updated in March 2021 as below. By way of...

24 May 2021

Whilst capital raising using SPACs has been tremendously successful in the US over the last 12-24 months, the UK had until the start of this year experienced significantly less activity both in terms...

31 March 2021

Last week Lord Hill published his review into the UK listing environment, which examines how companies raise equity capital on UK public markets and made a series of recommendations to improve the...

08 March 2021

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