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AIB IPO

Citigate Dewe Rogerson provided strategic communications advice to the Department of Finance in Ireland on the privatisation of Allied Irish Banks, Ireland’s largest bank.

Citigate Dewe Rogerson advising Hotel Chocolat on their IPO

Hotel Chocolat Group Limited, a premium British chocolatier and omni-channel retailer, has appointed their retained adviser Citigate Dewe Rogerson to manage its financial communications through its initial public offering process. The team is being led by Simon Rigby and Angharad Couch with support from Ellen Wilton and Elizabeth Kittle. Citigate Dewe Rogerson will handle media…

Citigate Dewe Rogerson advises on $3.5 billion Qatari privatisation IPO

Qatari energy giant Qatar Petroleum has appointed Citigate Dewe Rogerson to handle communications and retail marketing strategy for the IPO of its petrochemicals subsidiary, Mesaieed Petrochemical Holding Company Q.S.C., or “MPHC”.  MPHC is a newly-established holding company that combines around 50% stakes in each of three of QP’s major petrochemicals businesses that produce industrial chemicals…

Citigate Dewe Rogerson advising on Romgaz IPO

Citigate Dewe Rogerson has been appointed to act on the IPO and London Stock Exchange listing of Romgaz, the largest gas producer and supplier in Romania.  The IPO is the first Romanian privatisation to be listed in London. It adds to CDR’s long record in privatisation projects, including the Royal Mail IPO in the UK…

Citigate Dewe Rogerson advising on Royal Mail privatisation

HM Government is being advised by Citigate Dewe Rogerson on communications for the privatisation and IPO of Royal Mail. Reporting to the Shareholder Executive and the Department for Business Innovation and Skills, Citigate Dewe Rogerson is the Government’s sole PR adviser for the IPO, working on broad communications, media relations and retail offer communications strategy…

Citigate Dewe Rogerson appointed for esure IPO

esure, the UK motor and home insurer founded by Peter Wood, has brought in Citigate Dewe Rogerson to manage communications around its expected IPO, due to be the largest in the UK this year. CDR Directors Chris Barrie, Andrew Hey and Grant Ringshaw are working on the flotation. The float is understood to value the company…

Citigate appointed for MegaFon IPO

MegaFon, one of Russia’s major mobile operators, has brought in Citigate Dewe Rogerson to manage communications around its expected IPO, due to be one of the largest in Europe this year. A leader in the fast growing mobile data sector, MegaFon’s major shareholders are Telecominvest, a Russian investment group, and TeliaSonera, the Nordic telecoms operator.