About

Alexander Wood is a solicitor in the Capital Markets team, specialising in investment trusts, VCTs, AIM flotations and regulatory work. Alexander also has broader M&A experience, assisting with takeovers and share purchases.

He assists VCTs and investment trusts with admission to the main market of the LSE. He represents both banks and listing companies in AIM transactions, and offers regulatory advice on a wide range of matters. Alexander also assists the broader corporate department, drawing on his experience in corporate takeovers and share structure alterations.

He is dedicated to fulfilling client requirements and is often charged with presenting a solution to a rich variety of requests.

Alexander is also a keen member of the Sport group, Energy group and India group, writing regular articles and taking part in events.

He completed his training contract with Howard Kennedy in 2021. Prior to that, he gained experience working in-house for a large alcohol distribution company and as a paralegal in the firm's Real Estate department.

Recent work
  • Worked with Octopus Investments Limited to launch their new ESG focused VCT: Octopus Future Generations VCT PLC.
  • Assisted with the takeover of Filta Group Holdings by Franchise Brands, acting for Filta.
  • Acted for the broker on a number of AIM flotations.
  • Provided regulatory advice to a wide range of clients, which enabled them to act in accordance with FCA guidelines. 
Did you know
Alex's main interests are sport, travel and music. At the age of 16 he trekked through the Mongolian Steppes for 14 days on horseback.

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