Novum Securities

Our People

Novum acts as Corporate Broker to AIM-traded and Standard-listed companies. The Partners have experience in acting for entities with market capitalisations of up to £250million and the firm is a private client broker to individuals seeking exposure to smaller capitalised growth companies.

Novum specialises in effectively and efficiently raising equity and debt capital from £250,000 to £25million from professional investors and institutions and also provides sales and trading services. The team is able to create a bespoke broking and funding package for every corporate client and takes pride in finding solutions within our network of PCB’s, professional investors, VCT’s, EIS funds, family offices and institutions where other advisers have failed

Novum’s culture is built upon an understanding of the importance of creating and building equity value which is reflected in the significant staff ownership of the company. Novum has assembled a group of talented and experienced professionals from a variety of investment banks with corporate broking, retail & professional and institutional investor experience both as advisers and principals.

Hugh McAlister


Hugh joined Novum Securities as Chief Executive in 2009. Having begun his career in the City in 1978, his most recent position was as co-founder of  Kaupthing Singer and Friedlander Capital Markets which he helped build from a start-up business to one generating substantial profits across its trading and capital markets platforms. He brings a wealth of experience to Novum, having worked at a number of the leading investment banks including 12 years (1994-2006) at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson where he was a Managing Director running European Trading.

Charlie Brook-Partridge

Chief Executive

Charlie joined Novum Securities as Chief Operating Officer in April 2009. Prior to that Charlie has held management positions at Man Financial and Morgan Stanley and latterly Kaupthing Singer and Friedlander Capital Markets where he was responsible for developing the systems, platform and operations of its very successful cash equities and derivatives business.

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