Disruptive Capital Acquisition Company Limited’s £125 Million Euronext Amsterdam Listing

Ogier worked with Disruptive’s English lead counsel Herbert Smith Freehills LLP, Dutch counsel Stibbe N.V., Guernsey administrator JTC Fund Solutions (Guernsey) Limited and Guernsey registrar JTC Registrars Limited. J.P. Morgan Securities plc and Cantor Fitzgerald Europe acted as joint global coordinators, advised by Allen & Overy LLP. Van Lanschot Kempen N.V. acted as IPO and listing agent and BDO LLP acted as external auditors of Disruptive.

Disruptive Capital Acquisition Company Limited, a Guernsey incorporated special purpose acquisition company, successfully raised £125 million in an over-subscribed private placement of shares and warrants for the purpose of completing a business combination with a financial services business that is headquartered or has principal operations in Western and/or Northern Europe.

Disruptive is also the first SPAC on Euronext Amsterdam to be listed and traded in pounds sterling.

Founded in 2010 by Edmund Truell, a former chairman of the British Venture Capital Association, Disruptive Capital is a private equity firm based in London which seeks to make buyout, growth, early-stage venture capital, and later-stage venture capital investments in Europe. The firm sources and manages opportunistic investments and combines an eclectic mix of senior industry experience with private equity pedigree.

The Ogier team was led by Partner Craig Cordle (Picture) and included  partner Bryon Rees, assisted by managing associate Michelle Watson Bunn and trainee solicitors Tobi Oluborode and Tehya Morgan. 

Involved fees earner: Craig Cordle – Ogier LLP; Bryon Rees – Ogier LLP; Michelle Watson Bunn – Ogier LLP; Law Firms: Ogier LLP; Clients: Disruptive Capital Investments LLP;

Author: Giulia Di Palma