DWF dismisses debt concerns amid claims of bank influence over IPO plans

Firm denies market suggestions that potential listing is linked to debt levels

DWF has moved to dismiss suggestions that its decision to consider a public listing has been influenced by the firm’s debt levels.

The firm, which is currently mulling an initial public offering (IPO) that could take place in the early part of next year, insists that its plan to take on external capital relates to a desire for further investment in the business and to better incentivise staff.

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