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John Nimmo is an experienced corporate, funds and investment company and investment services lawyer who joined MBM Comercial as a Partner in 2022. He has acted on listings in aggregate around £2bn on the LSE (including setting up new investment companies numbering well into double figures and over twenty full prospectuses), and has launched unlisted investment vehicles aggregating to around a similar size. He has been active in SME funding rounds as well as licensing and IP transactions. John has also acted on both hostile and recommended public takeover offers.
John has extensive experience of national and international acquisitions, disposals and investments of material size and at the other end of the spectrum of helping start-up, spin out and growth companies, acting variously for management, the company and investors. John has extensive experience of EIS investments, how to combine successfully the needs of UK and US investors and director and employee share incentivisation and remuneration.
John has previously advised funds managed by a wide number of the major investment houses and has advised corporate and individual clients on a wide range of acquisitions and investments as well as having helped a number of clients obtain FCA authorisation.
John was educated at the Universities of Edinburgh, Hamburg and Glasgow and holds a master’s degree in law from Cornell University. John holds the Certificate in Corporate Finance from the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.
John is a solicitor admitted in Scotland and attorney admitted in New York.
John enjoys playing a variety of musical instruments and is currently learning the saxophone. He also enjoys pottering in the garden to relax.