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Alexander specialises in IPOs and secondary issues on both the Main Market and AIM.  He also has considerable experience in mergers and acquisitions, JVs and takeovers, including reverse takeovers, particularly for natural resources companies.

Alexander is recognised in the Hall of Fame for mining in the Legal 500 and is recognised as a Leading Individual for Mining and Capital Markets: AIM by Chambers and Partners.

Alexander has acted for a range of investment banks and companies including Wheaton Precious Metals, Trident Royalties, Resolute Mining and Pensana as well as investment banks including JP Morgan, Peel Hunt, Berenberg, Stifel, Canaccord Genuity and Numis.

 

Practices

Representative Experience

  • Precious metals giant, Wheaton Precious Metals, on its admission to a standard listing on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange. With its £17.3 billion market capitalisation om admission, Wheaton is the biggest precious metals company to ever list in London;
  • Trident Royalties plc, a new growth focused mining royalty and streaming company, on its move from the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange to trading on AIM, as well as a placing raising, which raised £16 million;
  • Pensana Rare Earths on its listing on the Standard Segment of the Official List and admission to trading on the Main Market for listed securities on the London Stock Exchange. On admission, its market capitalisation was £85 million; 
  • Stifel Nicolaus as nominated adviser, broker and sole bookrunner to AEX Gold Inc., a Greenland-focussed mining company, in relation to its admission to trading on AIM and £42 million placing;
  • Peel Hunt on a US$42m fundraising (including underwriting) for AIM and TSX listed SolGold plc in 2020;
  • P. Morgan and Peel Hunt on US$186 million underwritten fundraise for Central Asia Metals and its readmission following US$402.5 million acquisition of the SASA mine lead-zinc mine in Macedonia. The Company Placing raised US$153 million;
  • TSX-V listed Jadestone Energy on its institutional placing and admission to trading on AIM which raised US$110 million;
  • ASX listed Resolute Mining in relation to its Main Market Listing on the London Stock Exchange and the Official list of the FCA (Standard Segment) and the UK aspects (including a Prospectus) in respect of its US$110 million fundraise in January 2020;
  • FTSE 250, Main Market listed Petropavlovsk plc in connection with its guarantee of a US$240 million facility which was a Class 1 transaction; and
  • A sovereign Wealth Fund on its US$100 million cornerstone investment in a US$275 million placing and US$400 million debt restructuring of Main Market listed Kenmare Resources.