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 us at:



Award sponsors:


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 are committed to providing senior management and IR professionals with the intelligence and insights to best manage their relationships with the capital markets.

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 is second to none.



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 our own cutting- edge technology. 

Our experienced team of traders helps clients achieve high quality execution in over 15,000 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 2,900 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



Equiniti has been providing innovative IPO, share registration and shareholder services for the UK’s leading brands for over 50 years.

Our technology led solutions have been developed in partnership with our 700 clients and around the feedback of over half the UK’s shareholders we support.

We offer a joined up approach to listed companies’ requirements in the areas of shareholder management, company secretarial services, corporate actions and investor analytics.

Our services are designed to ensure we are easy to do business with. Our people have earned us global accreditation for customer service and always provide the very best support to our clients and their shareholders.”

Marla Balicao 
Business Development Director, Registration Services 
Phone: +44 (0)7795 473629 



Zeus Capital

Zeus Capital is an independent investment banking boutique, providing the highest quality advice to clients across a range of sectors and transactions. 

Our expertise enables us to guide companies through the often complex process of making acquisitions, selling a business, management buy-outs/ins and IPOs.

Zeus has helped raise £2.5bn for clients in the last two years. In 2015 it raised 20% of funds for corporate IPOs on AIM. Zeus now acts as broker and/or financial adviser/nominated adviser to over 30 corporate clients with a combined market cap of £4.4bn.



Canaccord Genuity 

Canaccord Genuity is the global capital markets division of Canaccord Genuity Group Inc., offering institutional and corporate clients idea‑driven investment banking, merger and acquisition, research, sales and trading services from offices in ten countries worldwide. Our team of nearly 1,000 capital markets and advisory professionals has industry and transactional expertise in 18 key sectors of the global economy. We are committed to providing valued services to our clients throughout the entire lifecycle of their business and operating as a gold standard independent investment bank – expansive in resources and reach, but targeted in industry expertise, market focus and individual client attention. To us there are no foreign markets.™ 



Peel Hunt 

Peel Hunt is an independent, full-service specialist broking and advisory house with a focus on UK mid and small cap companies. Our partnership structure, over 25 years of profitability, extensive trading platform and focus on long-term client relationships set us apart from our peers. We have expertise across a broad range of sectors and seek to offer high quality advice, ideas-led research and flawless execution within a team-based and collegiate environment. Peel Hunt benefits from a powerful distribution platform and since 2015 we have completed 96 ECM transactions
(including 21 IPOs). We have over 119 retained corporate clients
and continue to grow strongly. 


Peel Hunt LLP is authorised and regulated by the
Financial Conduct Authority. 



finnCap is an entrepreneurial, employee owned corporate advisor and broker.

We raise money and advise ambitious growth companies and pride ourselves on our first class service. We are the largest broker on AIM and the LSE raising over £1.6bn to date for our clients.

We are here to raise capital and advise your growth company, whether public or private, at every stage of your development. As entrepreneurs and owners of our own business we know the many challenges companies face and are here to make the journey easier.




Liberum is a pan-European investment bank with operations in London and New York, founded in 2007 and owned by its 180 staff. We believed then, as we do now, that doing the right thing by clients all the time is the right way to do business. We place a high value on taking action, being responsible and accountable, and always challenging ourselves to become better. In nine years we have become one of the most respected independent investment banks in the UK.


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 their wide and varied customer base. They offer both New and Pre-Owned Aston Martin vehicles and an additional vehicle sourcing service. 

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