london stock exchange welcomes mj hudson to aim

London Stock Exchange today welcomes MJ Hudson, the asset management consultancy, which has joined the AIM market.

Founded by Matthew Hudson in 2010, MJ Hudson provides expertise and infrastructure support to fund managers, investors and other specialists in the asset management industries, with a particular focus on Alternative Investments. The firm’s services include law, fund management solutions, international administration, investment advisory, data & analytics and IR & Marketing. Assets managed and advised by its clients totals more than $1trn.

The consultancy group has raised £31.4 million for the Company and selling holders and has joined AIM with a market capitalisation of £97.6 million. The Company intends to use the new funds to support its growth plans, which include developing and enhancing its Business Outsourcing, Advisory and Data & Analytics Divisions, carrying out further acquisitions and expanding within the key Alternative Investment markets, being the UK and the U.S.

Matthew Hudson, Chief Executive Officer of MJ Hudson, commented:

"The IPO process has brought on an excellent mix of new investors and their support will enable us to expedite our growth plans in our key markets. As a highly ambitious growth company, one which we started from scratch, we see the public markets as a natural source of long-term capital. I would like to take this opportunity to thank our employees for their amazing endeavours and welcome our new shareholders, with whom we look forward to sharing in the future success of the business."

MJ Hudson’s advisers to its IPO included:

Cenkos Securities (Nomad and Broker)
DAC Beachroft LLP (Legal Adviser to the Company)
Growling WLG LLP (Legal Adviser to the Nomad)
BDO LLP (Reporting Accountant and Auditor)
Yellow Jersey (PR adviser to the Company)