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Buchanan is one of the UK's leading financial communications advisors.
Our directors have diverse backgrounds including journalism, investment banking, accountancy and stockbroking.
Buchanan's core business centres on retained clients - typically companies quoted on the Stock Exchange - and financial institutions.
Our principal activity is representing these clients to the financial press and capital markets audiences. Buchanan is the leading IPO advisor on over 70 IPO's in the last three years alone. We are also active in the secondary offerings market with substantial experience in domestic and cross-border activities, including contested takeovers.
We have also established an institutional-focused investor relations department, specialising in board-level strategy and advisory counsel.
* A thorough understanding of client business, analysis of performance and assessment of prospects translate into an optimal communications strategy
* A dedicated, multidisciplinary team, close-knit from working together over an exceptionally long time, ensures best-possible implementation
* Honesty, integrity and reliability, combined with continuity and client business understanding, brings a highly-effective service valued by clients and appreciated by journalists, analysts and investors
* Motivated by client loyalty and continuity, long-term relationships are common. These are built on service quality and based on intellectual input and effective delivery
Buchanan's Investor Relations practice is a dedicated, highly-focused team within Buchanan Communications. Our objective is to give clients the strategic advice coupled with practical support that will enable them to improve their position in the capital markets. Over time, we seek to facilitate a successful investor relations programme that will deliver significant benefits: Create a strong base of supporters Achieve a reasonable level of share liquidity Provide easier and cheaper access to capital in future Create fair market value
Mergers & Acquisitions
As part of a global network, Buchanan has an international M&A offering. We have an established track record in recommended offers, contested bids and defence, and 'reverse' takeovers.
Over the last three years Buchanan has handled more than 70 Initial Public Offerings, giving it a market leading position by a significant margin. These IPOs were sponsored by over 25 different financial advisers and cover a range of sectors.
The vast majority of IPO candidates are now retained clients of Buchanan.