BDO is proud to provide accounting and business advisory services to over 230 AIM-quoted companies. Our clients are Britain’s economic engine – ambitious, entrepreneurially spirited and high-growth businesses that fuel the economy and the owners and management teams that lead them.
Our clients’ challenges do not exist in silos and neither do we. We do not shy away from investing time in a long-term relationship so that we can stand in our clients’ shoes while helping them. We get behind the numbers and understand our clients’ business so that we offer honest, practical advice that is relevant to their own situation.
BDO LLP is a key member of the BDO global network of public accounting, tax and advisory firms. The firms have representation in 162 countries, with 80,000 people working out of over 1,500 offices. Being a member of the BDO global network allows us to meet the needs of clients who are growing and trading internationally.
Find out more about us at www.bdo.co.uk or contact Scott Knight, Head of Audit and Assurance, 07881 517290.
Almost 25 years on from its launch, AIM is firmly established as the world’s leading growth market.
Over 3,850 companies have raised a combined £114bn on AIM since 1995, including £69bn through further capital raising, funding their ongoing expansion and development. The unique global community of advisers and investors who help companies join AIM and support them once on market is integral to AIM’s success.
AIM’s market structure, specially designed to meet the needs of SMEs, continues to create a compelling offering for companies seeking to raise long-term funds on a public market. AIM’s success has enhanced London’s reputation as the world’s capital market, where companies seek to benefit from London’s core strengths: international profile; high standards of regulation; and the deep pools of capital.
Alma is an independent financial communications consultancy focusing on quality of advice and high levels of service.
With a senior team of experienced consultants and a proven track records of providing quality advice and service to growth companies, we are proud of our long standing client relationships. We offer clients a range of strategic communications and investor engagement services and have advised clients, private and public, of all sizes through the various stages of their development.
Zeus Capital is an independent corporate finance-focused investment bank, established in 2003, and employs around 70 people across offices in London, Manchester, Birmingham and Edinburgh.
Zeus Capital provides high quality financial advice to both public and private companies. Our strength lies in our:
Our approach is characterised by an emphasis on developing strong relationships with clients through:
Winterflood Securities is No.1 in the UK Equity market, committed to providing liquidity and flexible execution services to institutional investors, retail brokers and asset managers.
Winterflood’s strengths are a combination of traditional trading values and the performance of our own cutting-edge technology.
Winterflood Securities has been fully committed to the AIM market since the beginning in 1995, when only ten companies were quoted. There are now over 890 companies quoted on the world’s leading growth market and we cover nearly every one of these stocks.
Winterflood Securities is once again delighted to sponsor the Best Use of AIM Award and would like to congratulate all of the award winners. We hope that their success will continue to promote the vital role that AIM plays in the provision of capital for small, young and fast-growing companies.
Winterflood Securities Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
Cenkos was founded in 2004 to deliver a highly successful stockbroking service for corporate and institutional clients.
Our prime strategy is to become the principal UK institutional broker to growing companies who have, or would like to have, their shares admitted to trading on a UK stock market. Cenkos has raised over £20bn in equity for its clients over our 15-year history. During 2019 Cenkos raised £0.6bn.”
BDB Pitmans’ capital markets practice covers all matters surrounding the introduction of companies to AIM, and we are the retained legal adviser for a number of listed companies across a variety of areas.
We are proud to be sponsoring the ‘Diversity Champion Award’ at the AIM Awards 2021. At BDB Pitmans, diversity and inclusion isn’t just a tick box exercise. We strive to create an environment for all staff members which is not only free from any form of discrimination, harassment or bullying, but celebrates and values diversity. In 2020, we appointed our first ‘Diversity and Inclusion Manager’ which underlines the firm’s commitment to this area.
We became BDB Pitmans in 2018 following the merger of legacy firms Bircham Dyson Bell (BDB) and Pitmans Law. Based at offices in London, Cambridge, Reading and Southampton we approach every case with the bigger picture in mind.
Shore Capital Markets is an independent securities business offering institutional and corporate clients leading investment banking, research, sales and trading services.
Shore Capital is also one of the largest market makers in the London market and the third largest market maker on AIM by volume of trades.
Our cross-disciplinary team has deep and market-leading experience in a wide range of sectors covering: Consumer, Financials, Healthcare, Natural Resources, Real Estate, Support Services, Technology, Media and small and mid-cap companies. Our research on over 250 companies is distributed to an extensive institutional client base.
We have circa 115 retained corporate clients and have been involved in transactions raising more than £8bn in equity capital markets since January 2014.
ONE Advisory is proud to provide its corporate services to more than 60 AIM and main market clients. ONE Advisory provides day-to-day Co-Sec, Corporate Governance and Compliance services to its clients as well as being the industries’ adviser of choice in delivering IFRS conversions, FPPP drafting and IPO project management services.
Now into its 15th year, ONE Advisory has broad and deep relationships with the AIM capital markets community and is owned and staffed by ex Nomads, corporate lawyers, reporting accountants and company secretaries.
ONE Advisory is delighted to be the sponsor of the newly created AIM Corporate Governance Award for 2020.
BGF backs companies with ambitious growth plans, driven by strong management teams.
Whether scaling operations, expanding into new markets or pursuing a strategic acquisition, BGF can offer cornerstone investments to reduce fundraising and execution risk. BGF’s Quoted team has invested £200m across 45 AIM-listed companies to date. Investments span every region and sector of the economy.
BGF typically invests between £1m and £10m in the companies it backs and can provide follow-on funding to support further growth. With a balance sheet of £2.5bn, BGF is the most active and influential investor in small and mid-sized businesses in the UK and Ireland
Octopus Investments is a fast-growing UK fund management business with more than £9.3bn under management on behalf of 50,000 investors and a growing number of institutions.
Having begun life in February 2000, we have built market-leading positions in tax-efficient investment, smaller company financing, renewable energy and healthcare. We currently have £2.2 billion invested in companies listed on AIM.
WHIreland Corporate & Institutional Broking provides financial advisory and broking services to public and private growth companies.
Our expertise covers the full range of solutions, including IPOs, private and public equity placements, takeovers and M&A amongst other specialist remits. We have built a diverse network of public and private investors, encompassing everything from large institutions to high-net-worth individuals and family offices through the WHIreland Investor Forum. To date we have helped multiple growth companies fulfil their ambitions and today the team is engaged by around 100 growth companies to support their strategies. WHIreland has been recognised in the “PWC AIM Awards”, “Thomson Reuters Starmine Analyst Awards” and the latest “North West Dealmakers Awards”.
Design Portfolio is a team of more than 60 communication specialists. We are strategic advisers, creative thinkers and compelling storytellers.
We are trusted partners to companies of all sizes and all stages of growth, helping them to tell their unique stories effectively to their stakeholders.
We advise on strategic direction, create engaging narratives and memorable brands, and ensure that each client’s story is told consistently through:
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