Event sponsor:


PwC UK helps organisations and individuals create the value they’re looking for. We’re a member of the PwC network of firms in 157 countries with more than 184,000 people committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. Tell us what matters to you and find out more by visiting
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RD:IR is an independent Investor Relations consultancy offering a wide range of analysis, research and advisory services to over 600 UK and international public companies. We provide public companies and their brokers with the best information, advice and strategies to manage equity, debt and governance investors during these challenging times. 

Whether tracking share ownership, managing your shareholder information through our proprietary CRM system, finding new investors across global markets, helping you understand investor sentiment or achieving the highest possible level of voting at shareholder meetings, RD:IR provides unique and unconflicted strategies to help you market your equity to the widest relevant audience. 

We take pride in our customer service and focus which are second to none. For more information, visit our website



Winterflood Securities 

Winterflood Securities is a leading market maker committed to providing liquidity and flexible execution services to retail brokers, asset managers and institutional investors. Winterflood’s strengths are a combination of traditional trading values and the performance of its own cutting-edge technology.

Our experienced team of traders helps clients achieve high quality execution in over 14,800 tradeable instruments including UK, European, North American and Canadian equities together with Investment Trusts, Exchange Traded Products, Fixed Income, Structured Products and Funds.

We have a pioneering robust technology platform designed to give clients
a flexible, high quality service throughout the entire execution cycle from
pre-trading right through to settlement.

Founded in 1988, Winterflood has gone from being a niche market maker in the UK small-cap market to a major liquidity provider across multiple asset classes in the UK and European markets. Winterflood is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Winterflood Securities is a wholly owned subsidiary of Close Brothers Group plc, a leading UK merchant banking group providing lending, deposit taking, wealth management services and securities trading. The group employs over 3,000 people, principally in the UK. Close Brothers Group plc is listed on
the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 index.

+44 (0) 20 3100 0000 



Zeus Capital 

Zeus Capital is an independent corporate finance-focused investment bank, established in 2003.


Squire Patton Boggs  

Squire Patton Boggs is a full-service global law firm. We provide insight at the point where law, business and government meet, giving you a voice, supporting your ambitions and achieving successful outcomes. Our multidisciplinary team of over 1,500 lawyers in 46 offices across 21 countries provides access to expertise and invaluable connections on the ground and a seamless service that operates on any scale – locally, nationally or globally. It encompasses virtually every matter, jurisdiction and market. We place our clients at the core of everything we do.

Our Capital Markets team is recognised as a leading advisor on the full range of capital markets and listed company transactions. With more than 100 lawyers strategically positioned across all of the principal financial markets worldwide, we give clients access to an international capital markets team with unrivalled reach and connections. This collective capability enables us to share the insights and provide the advice our clients need to guide them to market and throughout their listed company life.



Link Asset Services  

We are delighted to welcome Link Asset Services as a sponsor and further details will be available in due course. 





Liberum is an independent investment bank with offices in London and New York. Founded in 2007, we believed then, as we do now, that doing the right thing by our clients at all times is the path to success. 

Our Equities division provides sales, research and trading services to institutional investors, specialising in All-Cap Pan-European equity research across ten pillars with deep sector knowledge. 

Our Investment Banking division provides advice and execution services to UK plcs, including corporate broking, equity capital markets and M&A. 

Liberum’s success was most recently reflected in the 2016 Extel Awards at which Liberum was voted top three in 14 categories, including #1 UK Small & Mid Cap Corporate Broking.




Design Portfolio 

For over 25 years Design Portfolio has been helping quoted companies communicate effectively and efficiently. We consult with and support a wide variety of corporate clients from FTSE 100 to AIM, as well as private companies and those new to market. 

We work in print, digital and moving image across six core areas: 

  • Annual reports 
  • Investor presentations 
  • Corporate websites 
  • Video and animation 
  • Sustainability communications 
  • Corporate branding 

Our blend of considered creativity and expert consultancy is delivered by expert teams through a local, personal and hands-on service with offices in London, Leeds, Cambridge, Edinburgh and Miami. 





Supported by:

London Stock Exchange

The London Stock Exchange plays a vital role in maintaining London’s position as one of the world’s leading financial centres. As the UK’s major stock exchange and the most international of all exchanges worldwide, the Exchange offers companies of all sizes the opportunity to raise capital. An expanding range of services, including seminars, internet information and regular publications, is available to all pre-float and existing quoted companies on the London Stock Exchange’s markets. 



Aston Martin Mayfair 

Aston Martin Mayfair has been the flagship Aston Martin dealership since 1999, after moving to Park Lane from the previous location on Berkeley Square. Aston Martin Mayfair prides itself on an unparalleled level of customer care, and on a personal and bespoke service to its wide and varied customer base. Aston Martin Mayfair offers both new and pre-owned Aston Martin vehicles and an additional vehicle sourcing service. 

Its team boasts experience with the Aston Martin brand of over 18 years, highlighting their true passion for the brand and their knowledge. This enables them to offer exceptional advice and assistance to all clients whether they are already a part of the Aston Martin family or just beginning their journey.