N+1 Brewin and Singer Capital Markets merged in order to create one of the top 5 corporate advisory and broking businesses in the UK middle market. The merger combines two financially robust, established and profitable businesses with a substantial retained income base and a strong balance sheet of £16 million, a projected capital surplus of c.400%. The two businesses are highly complementary combining Singer's London presence with N+1 Brewin’s regional penetration through its key offices in Edinburgh, Leeds and Newcastle.
A combined team of over 110 professionals will provide an integrated service offering comprising Corporate Advisory, Corporate Broking, Equity Research, Equity Sales, Sales Trading and Market Making. A team of 30 analysts will research some 250 companies focusing on 12 sectors. Distribution will be executed through a team of 33 sales and trading professionals. In 2012, the two entities have raised over £323 million in 14 transactions.