Azhic Basirov

Areas of expertise

Real estate; oil and gas; energy; mining; technology; financial services; emerging markets; initial public offerings (IPOs); private fundraisings; M&A; financial advisory.


Azhic is an experienced corporate financier with significant expertise in capital markets, especially IPOs on AIM and listings on the Official List. He also has long-established experience of M&A and fundraisings from private capital sources.
He is managing director of Smith & Williamson corporate finance and leads its capital markets practice.

Notable achievements

Acting for a range of publicly listed and private companies as well as entrepreneurs and family businesses.
A frequent presenter on the issues surrounding publicly listed companies to both clients and the wider business community.


Professional qualifications/memberships

D.Phil. degree from Oxford University and a Member of the corporate finance faculty of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).


You can find Azhic at:

  • London



  • Corporate finance

Contact us

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Azhic Basirov

Head of Capital Markets - Managing Director London +44 (0)20 7131 4208

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