Issuer Direct

Issuer Direct is an industry-leading communications and compliance company focusing on the needs of corporate issuers. Issuer Direct's principal platform, Platform id., empowers users by thoughtfully integrating the most relevant tools, technologies and services, thus eliminating the complexity associated with producing and distributing financial and business communications.

Liberum

Liberum is a pan-European investment bank founded in 2007 and owned by its 168 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 seven years we have become one of the most respected independent investment banks in the UK.

Senasen

Senasen brings together companies and their investors through a secure, compliance-friendly and easy to use digital platform. We combine all of the opportunities of a global network with the benefits of a professional service – enabling companies, asset managers, and investors to share targeted content and to engage the people who matter to them.

Luminous

Luminous is a creative communications agency specialising in strategic storytelling and brand building in the corporate world. Our expertise lies in creating distinctive communications that connect meaningfully with key influencers so they understand where both the value and the future lie. Our reporting solutions focus on presenting a clear investment case, informing the reader through contextual content, engaging them through distinctive design ideas and persuading them through compelling messaging. By combining strategic storytelling, best practice content and outstanding creativity, we have become one of the leading award-winning reporting agencies in the UK.

Latchmoor Search

Latchmoor Search specialises in Executive Search for Investor Relations and Corporate Communications. We pride ourselves on delivering effective Search through our responsive and innovative approach. With decades of dedicated expertise, we have built a strong network and understand how to successfully identify the right IR talent.

EMR

EMR is a leading international recruitment specialist with a dedicated Investor Relations and Communications Division.

Hardman & Co

Hardman & Co connect companies with targeted investors. Our experience tells us that investors who meet the management of a company are more likely to invest and ongoing investor engagement keeps investors supportive. Hardman & Co arrange investor meetings, ranging from small-cap institutions through to wealth managers and retail investors. We provide investors with a sound understanding of the company and likewise, prepare the company with a profile of the investors. Roadshows are planned in meticulous detail to maximise efficiency. Finally, we complement our investor engagement with investor forums in London and other key regional financial centres, to enable companies to present their investment case to a select audience.

Morrow Sodali

Morrow Sodali is leader for corporate governance consulting, shareholder and bondholder services and investor relations managing services.

ISS Corporate Solutions

Since 1997, corporate issuers have leveraged ISS Corporate Solutions’ (ICS) expertise in executive compensation, governance ratings, voting trends, and corporate governance research to build shareholder value and reduce risk through strong governance programs. ICS serves over 1,300 companies each year in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Europe, and Japan, as well as other established and emerging markets worldwide. ISS Corporate Solutions is headquartered in Rockville, MD and also has offices in London and Singapore.

EM

www.em-comms.com

D.F. King

D.F. King provides comprehensive advisory and execution services for equity and debt transactions. D.F. King is the only provider with far reaching international experience for communication campaigns involving shares and bonds.

MerchantCantos

We are an international, creative communications agency that offers award-winning consultancy across Brand, Investor Communications, Employee Engagement and Sustainability.

Lansons Communications

www.lansons.com

Exane BNP Paribas

www.exanebnpparibas.com

Orient Capital

Orient Capital is a global leader in share ownership analysis, equity market intelligence, investor communication, shareholder management technology, global bondholder analysis, institutional targeting & investor perception work.

Maitland

www.maitland.co.uk

Anna Hartropp

Anna Hartropp connects companies with experienced professionals. With a particular emphasis on corporates who are looking to hire Investor Relations professionals, Anna delivers a bespoke search service. Having previously worked in-house as an IRO, as well as an interim IR Consultant and Advisor, Anna is well placed to help advise on the search process to recruit Investor Relations professionals of all levels.

Tavistock

Investor relations is at the forefront of Tavistock’s offering. We understand the increasing complexity of the role of IR, and the alignment of strategic communication, to prepare for and navigate the challenges that arise through the course of the financial year, business transformations and special situations. Our team’s experience spans senior in-house roles at high profile FTSE 100, 250 and AIM listed companies, in addition to wealth and fund management. We have the expertise to project manage capital market events, and facilitate access to both institutional and private investors, for companies looking to raise capital in the UK and Europe.

Nasdaq Corporate Solutions

Nasdaq Corporate Solutions, a business of Nasdaq, Inc., provides an integrated suite of market intelligence, communications, workflow and collaboration solutions for corporate executives and boards to nearly 18,000 corporate clients. Nasdaq Corporate Solutions helps IR professionals maximize the effectiveness and value of their IR programs through the premium content and functionality of Nasdaq IR Insight with the dynamic and rich data visualization-enabled dashboards of Nasdaq IR Analytics™ and the expert insights and stock surveillance data generated by a global team of Advisory Services analysts.

Carter Murray

Investor Relations & Communications practice at Carter Murray is a specialist global executive search firm working across all industries focusing on sourcing the highest quality talent within the fields of IR & Communications, for private and publicly listed companies, and broking firms globally. A team of IR professionals with over 20 years of experience in aggregate in both corporate in-house IR & IR Advisory, with an extensive network and an in-depth knowledge of Investor Relations & Capital Markets.

WorkCast Corporation

The WorkCast Corporation is Europe's largest provider of cloud-based webinar, webcasting and virtual event solutions serving over 150 Global Organisations including the IR Society and IR magazine. WorkCast's Award Winning Webcasting Platform, WebCast Manager, is used for many enterprise-wide applications such as Investor and Stakeholder Relations, Lead Generation, Employee Communications, Training & Product Launches and User Conferences.

Fidelio Partners – Executive Search & Advisory

Fidelio Partners provides international executive search. Our unique capital markets and Investor Relations perspective enables us to attract senior talent which gives our clients clear advantage in the competition for capital.

CKD

At CKD we specialise in building our clients’ corporate reputation through the media of brand management, digital communications and corporate reporting.

Invicomm

Invicomm is a collective of passionate, creative people promoting communications in business. We deliver strategic design solutions for corporate and investor communications in print and digital formats. Our aim is to help you win more business, secure investment and engage with clients and investors. We consult, create, design and manage so you don’t have to.

Q4 Inc.

Q4 Inc. is the fastest growing cloud-based capital market solutions provider to the IR industry. Public companies the world over leverage Q4’s IR website, webcasting, investor targeting and shareholder ID solutions to power award-winning IR programs, understand complex markets and better connect with investors.

Meetyl Europe

Meetyl is changing the way institutional investors and companies engage with each other to schedule everything from individual meetings to non-deal road shows. The Meetyl interchange – a global, web-based platform that is private and secure – helps users drive maximum returns from their corporate access programs.

Jones and Palmer

We are an award-winning corporate communications agency focused on making business understandable. We help to craft memorable corporate stories that provide your stakeholders with the tools to make informed long-term decisions.

Clare Williams Associates

Clare Williams Associates (CWA) is an independent financial services support company specialising in investor relations and investor communication.

Lyonsbennett

Lyonsbennett is the south coast’s leading corporate communications agency. Our personal service ensures our key people are involved throughout, consistently delivering enviable creative that communicates our clients’ messages, cost effectively and in an environment where service is key. We listen and benchmark to understand our clients’ audiences and messages, to achieve engaging and effective communications. Against the ever-changing best practice and legislative landscape, we deliver creative that balances compliance with communication. Our transparent pricing ensures clients pay third-party fees at cost without mark-up. By charging a fixed price including unlimited proofs, our clients receive a final invoice that matches expectations.

Aura Financial

Aura Financial is a specialist financial communications and investor relations consultancy providing advice on Transactions, Sustainability, Issues Management and Continuing Obligations.

Broome Yasar Partnership

Broome Yasar Partnership is the leading global executive recruitment consultancy dedicated to Investor Relations, Corporate Communications, Public Relations and Marketing Communications. Our dedicated Partners have extensive experience of both investor relations and executive recruitment and have been involved in helping to place more than 300 senior investor relations professionals globally.

Brighter*IR

Brighter*IR provides publicly-quoted companies with the very best digital investor relations and corporate communications tools and services. Our proprietary SaaS technology platform has been designed with your requirements firmly in mind, allowing us to deliver best-of-breed market data feeds, tools and widgets quickly and efficiently. Our IR tools are feature rich, served over HTTPS and coded to the highest standards. We also offer corporate website design, development hosting and support using popular Open Source technologies.

BRR Media

BRR Media is a specialist digital media company producing and delivering live streamed and on demand online events. We partner with companies from concept to delivery and provide analytics to measure impact. Our productions include video interviews, results or capital markets day presentations with synchronised slides, and creative corporate videos.

Friend Studio

www.friendstudio.com

Georgeson

www.georgeson.com/uk

Zebra Corporate Communications

Zebra Corporate Communications is a global brand leading the field in digital reporting. Founded 16 years ago, Zebra has stayed true to its initial philosophy of building trust with stakeholders through highly effective and engaging communications.

ingage

ingage provides a state of the art IR CRM, feedback and corporate access solution. We work with many of the best known corporates and investment institutions in the world, including over 10% of the FTSE 100 as well as FTSE 250, AIM, DAX, AEX and ASX members. The platform has been developed by senior investment professionals and software engineers to address the changing regulatory landscape and growing responsibilities of a modern IR team. Unique features include: confidential feedback directly from any investor you meet with and a meeting marketplace allowing you to reach out to any investor, anywhere. With an average of 10 product development releases each year both on the web product and the state of the art iOS app, we are constantly evolving to the needs of our clients to ensure IR teams have the most actionable insight from all their engagements.

Panmure Gordon

As a corporate and institutional stockbroker and investment bank with deep knowledge of the London markets, we offer our clients a tailored, integrated service that is relationship led and outcomes driven.

Design Portfolio

Design Portfolio is the complete corporate communications partner, specialising in corporate reporting, digital communications and investor collateral. Our unique blend of considered creativity and expert consultancy is delivered by dedicated teams through our network of offices.

ProxyCensus Ltd

www.proxycensus.com

Investis Digital

Investis is a digital communications company. We bring our unique blend of expertise, technology, and service to more than 2,000 clients worldwide, supporting them from strategy through to full execution. With the myInvestis digital suite at the core, we combine the crafting and publishing of content with deep audience insight to drive effective engagement with the investor community, customers and employees. By tying creative excellence with powerful technology, we develop innovative solutions that influence perception and enhance the brand and reputation of our clients. Investis is headquartered in London and has offices across Europe, North America, and Asia-Pacific.

VMA Executive

VMA Executive is part of VMA Group, a global provider of corporate and marketing communications recruitment and training services, at all levels.

BNY Mellon

BNY Mellon acts as depositary for more than 2,700 American and global depositary receipt programs, acting in partnership with leading companies from 68 countries. BNY Mellon is committed to helping securities issuers access the world's rapidly evolving financial markets and delivers a comprehensive suite of depositary receipt services. Learn more at www.bnymellon.com/dr

Fairvue Partners Ltd

Fairvue Partners is a debt and equity investor relations advisory firm, offering services to corporate issuers across the globe. We offer tailored solutions derived from rigorous capital market research to help issuers execute their Investor Relations programmes.

Powerscourt

Powerscourt

Investor Insight

Investor Insight is the UK’s leading share register boutique. Our aim is simply to deliver the most accurate and bespoke shareholder analysis services available, identifying all institutional and retail global shareholders as well as uncovering all nominee accounts, regardless of geographical location. Our methodology it is both a time consuming and highly involved process where nothing can compensate for experience. We do not provide generic reports. Everything we do is specifically tailored to our clients' individual needs.

KPMG Makinson Cowell

www.makinson-cowell.com

Rivel Research Group

With more than 25 years in the business, conducting over 150 perception studies per year, and working with companies on 6 continents, Rivel is the largest global perception study provider. Rivel studies offer actionable insight that a company needs to keep pace with today’s fluid environment for investor communications, such as identifying key opportunities, uncovering potential vulnerabilities (and possible triggers for activists) and helping ensure that its investment appeals are better appreciated among its core constituency.

MSLGROUP

We’re a communications agency with digital, insight and creativity at its heart. We help organisations to build and maintain their reputations and relationships. We bring corporate strategies, brands and visions to life across every corporate channel and audience. Our skills range from reputation management and content marketing to annual reports, web development and user experience, crisis management and sustainability communications.

FourthQuarter

We are FourthQuarter, a name we chose because we understand the opportunities and pressures on listed companies to communicate. Not only at your year-end. Not only about your financial performance. In today’s environment, you need to consistently address the diverse expectations of multiple stakeholders. We support PLCs of all sizes and sectors with the planning and creation of impactful websites, investor presentations, sustainability reports, interim statements and annual reports. We define, design and refresh their brands too. There are four parts to our service – insight, creativity, experience and delivery. Four quarters we’re 100% trusted to provide.

London Stock Exchange Event Space

Located opposite St Paul’s Cathedral, in the heart of The City, London Stock Exchange Group’s headquarters offers a unique event space for hosting result presentations, investor days, roadshows or client entertaining.

Citigate Dewe Rogerson

Citigate Dewe Rogerson is one of the most respected names in financial communications. We are experts in our fields, combining the expertise of bankers, fund managers, in-house investor relations, former journalists and creative communications professionals as well as sector and transaction specialists.

Kepler Cheuvreux

Kepler Cheuvreux is a leading independent European financial services company specialised in advisory services and intermediation. The company has four business lines: Equities, Debt & Credit, Investment Solutions, and Corporate Finance. Headquartered in Paris, the group has a staff of around 500. This multi-local company is also present in Amsterdam, Boston, Frankfurt, Geneva, London, Madrid, Milan, New York, San Francisco, Stockholm, Vienna, and Zurich.

RD:IR

RD:IR is a London-based consultancy offering a wide range of IR related analysis, research & consultancy services to UK and international public companies and their advisors...

Phoenix Investor Relations

Phoenix Investor Relations is an independent IR firm specializing in helping corporations target, communicate with and understand the investment community. Phoenix-IR also owns and operates the Corporate Access Network, an independent and completely open Corporate Access platform.

Black Sun

Black Sun is an international corporate communications consultancy. In an interconnected world, we believe that better communications help build better businesses. By creating more effective communications we build greater engagement with stakeholders and deepen their understanding of your business. The result is greater trust and confidence with your investors, greater advocacy and loyalty from your employees, and more goodwill from the communities in which you operate. We achieve this through a unique blend of best practice strategic advice, compelling creative, enriching content and multi-channel delivery through the diverse communications channels available including Annual and Sustainability Reports, presentations, corporate websites, social media and employee communications.

QuantiFire

QuantiFire has pioneered a highly successful form of perception research, which builds on qualitative commentary by also producing sentiment ‘as data’. The solution is light-touch for investors and provides IRO’s with a low-cost, ongoing reporting service.

HEAR-ir

HEAR-ir offers IR and financial communication consultancy to listed and non-listed SMEs willing to better leverage their messaging to the financial community through a sustainable and effective IR program and/or when facing particular business transactions.

Taurus London

http://www.tauruslondon.com/

Taylor Rafferty

Taylor Rafferty is the world's leading cross border investor relations firm. For over 35 years, we have helped our clients achieve their capital markets goals. Our success is built on delivering Best Practice full service IR support, with unique capabilities directly qualifying new investors and growing US and international ownership in our clients' shares.

Capital Access Group

Capital Access Group (CAG) is the leading independent provider of corporate access for UK companies. It has been advising companies on their effective engagement with investors for almost twenty years. Working with clients from the FTSE 100 to AiM, CAG has developed a range of services, encompassing investor targeting, corporate access, perception studies and investment research.

Mediasterling

www.mediasterling.com

Emperor

Emperor is a UK Top 10 corporate and brand communications agency with offices in London, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Bicester and Dubai. Over the past 20 years, we have designed and delivered annual reports, corporate websites, presentations and investor day communications for UK and international companies from pre-IPO through to FTSE 100.

Instinctif Partners

www.instinctif.com

Clear Giraffe IR

Bespoke specialist independent investor relations and communications advice leveraging direct experience in both Investor Relations and from sell side equity research. Our service tailored to your company needs will allow you to ensure a strong understanding and positive perception in the market. Working together to create more impact and allowing you to focus on your business.

Equiniti

www.equiniti.com

Finsbury

www.finsbury.com

Magee

Why Magee? We are not like our competitors… and we like it that way. We deliver successful integrated corporate reporting. We blend strategic, creative and digital capabilities to help businesses deliver effective corporate reporting solutions in today’s dynamic environment.

Davy

Davy is a leading independent Corporate Adviser & Institutional stockbroker which employs over 700 people in 5 offices across the UK and Ireland. We have built our reputation on having trusted, long-term relationships with our clients where we provide a full range of services including advice and transaction execution in relation to M&A, IPOs, secondary equity issuance and debt capital markets.

Deutsche Bank

Depositary receipts are a means for non-US companies to raise their profile with foreign investors, make their shares more easily available to them and raise new capital outside the domestic market, especially in the United States. Deutsche Bank's Depositary Receipt business is dedicated to providing excellent service for companies with American or Global Depositary Receipt programmes.

Yellowstone Advisory

Yellowstone Advisory is a specialist investor relations advisory firm that helps listed and pre-IPO companies to improve their communication with investors. We work with clients to build a stable, well-informed shareholder base and to increase the number of investors who understand the investment proposition. The business was formed by Alex Schlich who has over 20 year experience in fund management, investment banking and strategy consulting. He has a deep understanding of the capital markets and uses his knowledge to help clients explain their investment case to a wide range of investors in a clear and consistent manner, across all formats, and with maximum effectiveness.

Financial Times

Reach and engage the Financial Times audience of financially-aware decision-makers and affluent shareholders from across the world.

Valor IR Consulting

Valor Investor Relations Consulting has one primary purpose - to improve and enhance the dialogue between corporate clients and their institutional investors. The One-on-One meeting is the single best opportunity for companies to develop strong, resilient relationships with their shareholders and with the right preparation and attention to detail, the expectations of both parties can be met. Valor IR Consulting offers personal coaching for front-line executives, adaptations of written materials and advice on crisis response.

Sampson May

www.sampsonmay.com

Investor Perceptions

Investor Perceptions is a fresh, high quality and lower cost solution to your investor perception study and feedback requirements. We will deliver the independent insight you need and value, but in a more cost effective way and at the same time help you fulfill your obligations under the Combined Code...

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