Liberum has appointed Anna Hartropp to its investment banking team, bringing nine years of FTSE100 and FTSE250 experience from Marks & Spencer, Cookson and, most recently, global technology company Laird PLC.
“Anna’s UK corporate experience encompasses well-known industrial, retail, technology and support services companies,” said Peter Tracey, Liberum’s Head of Investment Banking. “Anna will play a key role in our expansion of expert advice and innovative solutions for corporate clients in the months and years to come.”
“Given the momentum Liberum has from recent client wins, and the recognition they are receiving in the market, this is an exciting time for me to be joining the team”, said Anna.
Liberum has been involved in 22 initial public offerings since 2010, most recently those of GAME Digital, Volution and P2P Global Investments. In the year to July 2014 it raised £1.4 billion on behalf of corporate clients and recently added Topps Tiles and Photo-Me International to its roster of clients.
Before joining Liberum, Anna was Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications at Laird, Investor Relations Manager at Marks & Spencer, Investor Relations Manager at Cookson and Investor Relations Consultant at Logica.
Prior to Anna’s roles in Investor Relations, she held positions in the Conservative Party advising and assisting key figures such as Lord Saatchi and Theresa May MP and within Prime Minister David Cameron’s office, when Leader of the Opposition. She was also Campaign Coordinator for Dr Liam Fox MP’s leadership campaign.
She has a BA (Hons) in Social & Cultural Studies from the University of Nottingham and holds the Certificate in Investor Relations (CIR) qualification.
Liberum is a staff-owned pan-European investment bank founded in 2007 providing research, sales, trading and corporate advice to European and North American institutional investors and companies. It has 66 corporate clients and covers 388 stocks constituting 80% of the FTSE100 and 50% of FTSE250.
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