Over the past years, Calamatta Cuschieri has helped various businesses grow and thrive by assisting them in raising funds or listing through the Capital Markets. In fact, over the last 4 years, the Calamatta Cuschieri Capital Markets team have been involved in 20 transactions by both local and international companies. Calamatta Cuschieri’s Roles included the role of Sponsoring Broker, Corporate Advisor or even Manager and Agent to transactions that ranged from issuing of bonds, take overs or dematerialization, listing and agent forming part of a capital markets transaction.
These companies are varied in size and in the sectors they operate in, and range from real estate, hospitality and manufacturing to pharmaceutical and the retail sector.
Darin Pace, Head of Capital Markets said: “Calamatta Cuschieri’s Capital Markets team assists local and international clients with all types of corporate market transactions and related services. Our capital markets team has built up the relevant experience through the completion of a number of diverse deals over the last couple of years.”
He added that the Capital Markets offering includes main market, prospects multilateral-trading facility (MTF) as well as the Institutional Financial Securities Market (IFSM) – all operated via the Malta Stock Exchange (MSE).
The main market is the official list of the MSE and equities, funds and bonds can be listed on this list. Prospects MTF provides financing for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and through this vehicle, such companies can raise capital by issuing bonds or shares. The IFSM is specifically designed for the institutional investors and is regulated by the MSE under the Wholesale Securities Market listing rules.
Calamatta Cuschieri’s Capital Markets team offers various services which include IPO and bond issues, corporate advisory for Prospects MTF, listing agency for IFSM, agency services, as well as acting as sponsors for the listing of funds on the official list of the MSE.
Looking ahead, Darin Pace said: “2019 promises to be a record year for Calamatta Cuschieri Capital Markets team with a good number of transactions expected to take place during the course of the year.”