Media release: Boutique corporate advisory firm Rawson Lewis joins Openmarkets Group

2 May 2024

Trading and wealth fintech Openmarkets Group (OMG) today announces Australian boutique corporate advisory firm Rawson Lewis has joined Openmarkets Group following a strategic agreement signed by the parties that is now in effect.   

This sees Rawson Lewis operate as a Corporate Authorised Representative of Openmarkets Group under Openmarkets Australia Limited’s Australian Financial Services Licence (AFSL). 

Rawson Lewis is a boutique corporate advisory and equity capital markets specialist, established in 2019, which specialises in advising and structuring public capital markets transactions, including Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), rights issues and placements, as well as private capital raisings. 

Rawson Lewis also advises clients on corporate activity including mergers and acquisitions, market takeovers, schemes of arrangement and management buyouts. The firm operates in the mining, biotech, financial, media, property and technology sectors. 

Dan Jowett, CEO, Openmarkets Group, said the agreement will build on the existing relationship between the firms as Openmarkets looks to capitalise on the onshore and offshore equity capital markets opportunities that are presented to the Group. 

“This strategic agreement brings many benefits, including the opportunity to offer clients of both firms an expanded set of capabilities and the potential for Openmarkets Group to work with Rawson Lewis for equity capital market transactions. We’re delighted to welcome Rawson Lewis to the Group.” 

Nick Dacres-Mannings, Managing Director, Rawson Lewis said the two firms shared a close alignment in strategy and values. 

“We’re proud to be joining the Openmarkets Group, a broker with strong technological capability, solid experience acting as broker in the sectors we operate in, as well as a deep values alignment. Our joint operations will ultimately enable greater outcomes for clients and investors.” 



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