Tony Rawlinson


Tony qualified as a chartered accountant with Ernst & Young and has over 25 years of corporate finance experience advising smaller quoted companies. After spending 14 years at Henry Ansbacher & Co and Strand Partners, Tony founded Dowgate Capital Advisers and led the growth and development of the business. He was also Chairman of its AIM quoted parent company, Dowgate Capital, which was sold to a competitor in a recommended transaction in 2009.

At Cairn, transactions he has led include Viacom 18’s £63m cash offer for the Indian Film Company, flotation on AIM of Coral Products and Red Emperor Resources, £7m cash offer for AIM quoted Dhir India Investments plc on behalf of Acorn Global Investments, advising Jourdan plc on a mandatory cash offer, redomicile of Scotty from the UK to Austria and readmission to AIM, and flotation on AIM of Premier African Minerals Ltd, AB Dynamics plc, Haydale Graphene Industries plc, Motif Bio plc, Faron Pharmaceuticals Oy and SkinBioTherapeutics plc.

Tony was a member of the AIM Advisory Group between 2008 and 2013. He is a Non‐Executive Director of Eco Animal Health Group plc.

Tony co-founded Cairn in September 2009.

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