Topic: "Liquidity in Private Markets”
Speaker: Mason Doick, Head of Corporate Development, JP Jenkins
One of the challenges that venture capital investors have to accept is that there probably won’t be liquidity for their shares until the company exits. JP Jenkins have been on a mission to change that, with over 34 years of provenance and success for UK domiciled companies. Far too often we see many inroads of investment or capital being provided to prospering SME’s, but little is known of the eventual exit plan. JP Jenkins pave the way for companies to have a clear route to IPO, utilising the platform to showcase a corporate profile, indicative mid-price and regular announcements on these growing businesses. Investors, Shareholders and Investee companies alike can see their shares traded on a matched bargain trading facility, where there are no wide spreads that you may find in a public market or exchange. Shareholders are able to take profits, via top slicing their positions and investors have an opportunity to invest in a company that has a track record, a trading history and potentially pre-ipo.
Having worked for a number of years in financial services, private equity and investment management, Mason has come across his fair share of deals. He is currently Head of Corporate Development at JP Jenkins, responsible for all new admissions on the matched bargain trading platform / secondary market. From public markets to private, Mason has raised capital for both SME’s and established private businesses, and latterly in providing liquidity and exits options for those locked in shareholders. He was educated at the University of Portsmouth and holds the CISI Investment Advice Diploma