Latham & Watkins Advises on IPO

Capital markets team is representing the joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners in the online furniture retailer’s London listing.

June 17, 2021

Latham & Watkins is advising the joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners, sponsor, and co-lead manager on’s initial public offering which has priced at 200 pence per share. Based on the offer price,’s market capitalization was approximately £775 million at the commencement of conditional dealings on the main market for listed securities of the London Stock Exchange.

The offer comprises of 50.0 million new shares to be issued by and 46.9 million existing shares to be sold by existing shareholders (excluding any over-allotment shares) equating to a total offer size of £193.8 million. A further 14.5 million shares are being made available by certain of the selling shareholders pursuant to the over-allotment option, which, if exercised in full, would increase the number of shares in the offer to 111.5 million shares in total.

The Latham team is being led by London corporate partner Chris Horton, with associates Sean Meehan and Nick Fisher. US capital markets advice was provided by partner James Burnett and associate Yolanda Min; advice on tax matters was provided by counsel James Leslie and associate Abi Jacobs.

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