Bumper year for deals will take some beating

2014 was the year that big-ticket public market deals returned to favour in the City, and this saw a clutch of well-known North West companies storm through the IPO window.

It was also notable for the arrival of The Rainmaker Awards, successfully launched by TheBusinessDesk.com and Out There Events, for the regional corporate finance community.

After five years plus of fairly lean pickings for mid-market firms, new found investor appetite triggered the £1bn+ flotations of Bolton's AO.com, Pets at Home and B&M... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...