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Growing Future plc from £63 million to over £1 billion

Singer Capital Markets have supported Future plc in growing from a market capitalisation of £63 million to over £1 billion, as well as a becoming a FTSE 250 company. Today, Future have a market cap of over £4 billion.

About Future plc

Future plc is a global platform for specialist media with scalable, diversified brands. The British media company was founded in 1985. It publishes more than 50 magazines in fields such as video games, technology, films, music, photography, home, and knowledge.

Future plc – Continued Distribution Capability in Practice

July 2017Placing and Acquisition raising £22 million. 24% new shares as a proportion of existing share capital

July 2018Rights Issue and Acquisition raising £105.7 million. £105.7 million gross raised through excess demand

October 2019Placing and Acquisition raising £104.4 million. 120% of the book was covered by Singer Capital Markets by midday on the 2nd day of meetings

November 2019Management Sell-Down raising £43.7 million

"Singers did a fantastic job in October with our Placing to buy the magazine and digital media company TI Media. They spoke to shareholders to help drum up excitement and the demand to buy shares. We felt like we were in good hands throughout the process, and the placing turned out to be a huge success as we ended up with five times the orders we needed, which meant we were able to sell the equity at a great price."

Zillah Byng-Thorne

Chief Executive Officer of Future plc

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