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German British Forum

Speaker

Alasdair Steele, Nabarro LLP

  • Speaker Role: Finance Panel
  • Speaker Details: Partner at Nabarro LLP

Alasdair Steele, Partner at Nabarro LLP, is a commercially driven corporate lawyer, with experience of working in both industry and private practice. He specialises in complex UK and cross-border corporate finance, including public and private M&A, strategic investments and primary (IPO) and secondary equity issues, as well as regularly advising on consortia and corporate joint venture arrangements. He regularly advise quoted companies and financial intermediaries on the UKLA Listing Rules and Disclosure Rules, the Prospectus Rules, the AIM Rules, the Takeover Code and general company law.

Alasdair Steele is especially interested in the cross-cultural aspect of international work such as understanding different business cultures in order to bridge misunderstandings and misconceptions and manage expectations.

At the GBF Conference Alasdair Steele will join the panel debate on finance as an expert.

 

From here to there – how to pay for it?

The Mittelstand and KfW have evolved into what they are today over decades, if not centuries. Replication in the UK is not an option – we don’t have the time. Today, its a global marketplace and, to coin a phrase, money makes the world go round.

For the aspiring SME or MSB, what’s the best way to fund your international ambitions as we head into 2015 and beyond? And amidst the growth of alternative funding sources, what can we learn from the Mittelstand experience and where will Mittelstand companies be finding their funding in a world of Basel IV, MiFID II and the deluge of regulation falling on the traditional banking sector?