Tavistock advised the Board of Dee Valley Water on Severn Trent’s £84 million takeover bid which trumped an earlier offer from a rival bidder.
The take-over experienced a first of its kind voting down of a Scheme of Arrangement by minority shareholders by the number of votes. A subsequent judgment was required in the High Court to allow the take-over to complete.
With 435 million users, Avast plc is one of the largest global cybersecurity companies. Tavistock was appointed by Avast in 2018 following its £2.4bn IPO on the LSE in 2018.
Tavistock was hired by Rolls Royce to assist on its communications for its Small Modular Reactor technology (SMR). The brief was put out to competitive tender to design a campaign for SMRs to respond to a £250m UK Government research grant programme.
In February 2021 Tavistock helped make history as PR advisor to MGC Pharmaceuticals, the first medicinal cannabis company to IPO on the London Stock Exchange, which raised £6.5m in the process.
Tavistock advised the Board of Gemfields plc during its £220m hostile takeover.
Tavistock advised Ten Lifestyle Group plc on its IPO onto the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange.
Tavistock advised Resolute on its 2019 dual listing on the London Stock Exchange.