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Award sponsors:

RMS Partners 

RMS Partners is an investor relations consultancy.  We help PLCs to target 
and co-ordinate how they reach a wider audience of investors.  Our focus
is on building our clients’ relationships with the UK’s Private Client Wealth Managers, smaller Institutional Investors and the Investment Funds based in the regions. 



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 multi-disciplinary team of over 1,500 lawyers in 47 offices across 20 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 adviser 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.




Berenberg was established in 1590 and today we are one of Europe's leading privately owned banks. We deliver our expertise through four divisions - Wealth Management, Asset Management, Investment Banking and Corporate Banking. Due to our partnership structure, we are unbiased of corporate interests and feel first and foremost committed to our clients, so that we are able to make swift decisions and act fast.

We, moreover, have direct access to international fund managers. This gives us excellent opportunities for the execution and placement of capital increases and makes sure that we are perceived as a competent partner. We support our clients' investment decisions by bringing them into direct contact with the managing boards of listed companies. 



Design Portfolio 

Design Portfolio was established nearly 30 years ago to provide corporate and investor communications expertise. We partner with companies of all sizes and from all sectors but they all share a similar challenge – how to tell a great story. We help companies better understand the story they want to tell and advise them on how to communicate it more effectively.

As a team of over 60 communication professionals, we are well versed in delivering:

  • Corporate reporting
  • Digital communications
  • Investor communications
  • Sustainability communications
  • Internal communications
  • Multimedia

We offer a blend of considered creativity and expert consultancy, delivered by dedicated teams through a personal and hands-on service.

To find out more about how Design Portfolio can help you, please email us: hello@design-portfolio.co.uk.

Or visit www.design-portfolio.co.uk


Citi Commercial Bank

Citi® Commercial Bank is part of Citi, a leading global financial services company with a 200-year history, which works closely with mid-sized companies around the world to customise commercial banking solutions that meet their specific needs for cash management, risk mitigation and cross-border financing.

Operating from London, CCB UK's experienced, dedicated relationship managers provide clients with access to Citi's unrivalled global reach and local expertise for insights, advice and guidance on expanding domestically or overseas.



Link Asset Services  

Link Asset Services is part of Link Group, a leading global provider of financial administration solutions. Link Asset Services works in partnership internationally with almost 7,000 clients including asset managers and investors, business managers, asset owners, trustees, issuers and borrowers. As one of Europe’s leading asset servicing platforms, Link Asset Services administers and safeguards £600bn of assets across ten highly regulated markets. Link provides market-leading registrar and investor relations services across the UK and Channel Islands, with both jurisdictions forming part of our global office network spanning Europe, Africa, Australasia, Asia and the Middle East. Link can offer a holistic solution in support of global stock market listings.

Link Market Services is part of Link Asset Services and offers a global integrated end-to-end suite of services incorporating core registry, capital markets, share plan administration, analytics, meeting and voting services, and multi-channel investor communications, as well as various specialist value-added functions, e.g. company secretarial, accounting and fund administration support. We offer industry-leading shareholder services to a wide range of corporates, issuers and business managers. We are the largest UK share registrar providing services to more than 1,300 companies, large and small, across the UK and globally, including 124 of the FTSE 350. Our global office network spanning Europe, Africa, Australasia, Asia and the Middle East means Link can offer a holistic solution in support of global stock market listings.




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 2018 Extel Awards, at which Liberum was voted top three in 14 sectors, and No.1 in four sectors.


Media partner:

The Telegraph

We are delighted to welcome The Telegraph as media partner. Further details will be available in due course.