Bryan, Garnier & Co and Westhouse Securities announce a Collaboration Agreement
Paris, April 2nd, 2014 - Bryan, Garnier & Co Limited and Westhouse Securities Limited are pleased to announce that they have entered into a partnership agreement for the close collaboration of their respective investment banking activities. The partnership will enable institutional and corporate clients of both firms to benefit from the combined resources of the two firms.
will bring together the two group’s offices in London, Paris, New York,
Glasgow, Geneva and New Delhi and will provide a broad spectrum of European and
UK research to institutional investors whilst also providing access to capital
markets across Western Europe and North America for corporate clients. The
collaboration provides corporate and financial investors with sector leading
ECM and M&A advisory services across these jurisdictions. Both
firms follow a sector specialist model and combined will have a significant
presence in the Technology, Media, Life Sciences, Renewables, Investment Funds,
Insurance, Support Services, Consumer and Capital Goods, Oil & Gas and
Mining sectors amongst others.
Chairman of Bryan Garnier commented: ‘This collaboration is an important step
in strengthening our ability to bring high quality, independent research and
full capital markets access (Nasdaq, LSE and Euronext) to our corporate and
institutional clients. We continue to reinforce our position as a leading
independent investment bank serving growth companies in the UK, Europe and
internationally. We look forward to working with our partners at Westhouse for
the benefit of all our clients.’
Chief Executive of Westhouse, said: ‘This agreement enables both
Westhouse and Bryan Garnier to serve their corporate and institutional clients
better through the availability of wider skills, distribution and resources. As
Westhouse continues to grow its franchise in the UK market it is also important
that the firm is in a strong position to continue to add value to the majority
of its clients who have substantial overseas interests. The two firms share
many values and have complementary business lines; all at Westhouse look
forward to working together to develop this important relationship.’
For more information, please contact:
Olivier Garnier - Managing Partner / firstname.lastname@example.org
Robert Pfeiffer - Managing Director / email@example.com
Christopher Getley - Chief Executive / firstname.lastname@example.org
About Westhouse Securities (www.westhousesecurities.com)
Westhouse is the corporate and institutional stockbroking subsidiary of Somers Limited, an investment holding company specialising in the financial services sector. At 31 December 2013 Somers had shareholder’s equity of $180.9m. Westhouse employs approximately 55 people in London and Glasgow, has over 70 retained corporate clients and strong relationships with institutions throughout the United Kingdom. Westhouse Securities is authorised and regulated by the FCA, is a member of the London Stock Exchange, a NOMAD for AIM companies and a Sponsor for Official List companies.
About Bryan, Garnier & Co (www.bryangarnier.com )
Bryan, Garnier & Co is an international growth focused independent investment bank with operations in London, Paris, Geneva, New York and New Delhi. Since 1996, Bryan, Garnier & Co has dealt with over 300 corporate clients. The firm employs 120 people and provides equity research, sales & trading, private and public capital raising and M&A services to growth companies and their investors, with a focus on the TMT, Healthcare, Renewable Energies & Environment, Specialty Retail and Business Services industry sectors. In 2013, Bryan, Garnier & Co received the Most Productive European Broker Award by Financial Times / Starmine.
Bryan, Garnier & Co is a fully registered broker dealer authorized by the FCA in Europe, FINRA in the USA, and is a member of the London Stock Exchange and NYSE Euronext and a listing sponsor on Alternext.