London, Friday 9 April, 2021 – Ashington Innovation Plc has announced that WGP Global has been appointed as Strategic Advisor to the company and to its proposed listing on the London Stock Exchange. Ashington is a Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC), which aims to complete its listing on the LSE very shortly. David Orchard, co-founder of WGP Global will also join Ashington as its General Counsel.

Ashington Innovation will be searching for significant investment opportunities in the global technology and fintech sectors.

Jason Smart, director and major shareholder of Ashington Innovation Plc said that he and his colleagues had immense ambitions for the company and saw its collaboration with WGP Global as a keystone to achieving these aspirations.

Speaking on behalf of WGP Global, David Orchard, said: “We are privileged to have been trusted by Jason and his team at Ashington to guide them through the process of listing Ashington Innovation as a SPAC on the LSE and to be appointed as a principal advisor to the board as it searches for exceptional investment opportunities in the global markets. In my view, there could not be a better time for Ashington to join the LSE and to start its expedition. We would also wish to express our immense gratitude to the teams at Fladgate LLP, UHY Hacker Young , Venthams and MSP for their incredible support and service on this transaction.”

Note for editors.

Ashington Innovation Plc is an English public limited company

WGP Global is an international corporate advisory business headquartered in London.

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