Investor communications

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.

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.

Georgeson

www.georgeson.com/uk

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.

Portland Communications

Portland is a global leader in strategic communications. It is a trusted advisor to many of the world’s most successful companies, institutions and organisations. Portland’s advice helps boards, senior executives and legal counsel to present complicated narratives in a simple, clear and effective manner.

Instinctif Partners

www.instinctif.com

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.

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.

Friend Studio

www.friendstudio.com

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.

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.

Taurus London

http://www.tauruslondon.com/

Powerscourt

Powerscourt

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.

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.

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.

MerchantCantos

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

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.

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.

Q4 Inc.

Q4 is a leading global provider of cloud-based investor relations and capital market solutions. Q4 empowers customers to be leaders in IR through innovative technology and exceptional customer service. Our comprehensive portfolio of IR solutions, including quantitative and real-time shareholder analytics, IR desktop, websites, and webcasting arm industry professionals with the tools and insights required to run award-winning IR programs, make effective business decisions, and better engage with the street. Q4 has offices in New York, Chicago, Toronto, Copenhagen, and London.

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.

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.

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.

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