At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We’re a network of firms in 157 countries with more than 223,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, advisory and tax services.
We share their thinking and experience to develop fresh perspectives and practical advice for technology companies of all sizes, from established global companies to fast-growth businesses on their journey through to IPO and beyond.
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For more than 35 years, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) has helped innovative businesses, enterprises and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. SVB provides a range of targeted financial services and expertise through its office in the UK. With commercial and international banking services, SVB helps address the unique needs of innovators. The UK’s leading technology and life science businesses, in all stages of development, look to SVB’s niche expertise, experience and unparalleled network as they grow at home and tackle new markets abroad.
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Silicon Valley Bank is registered in England and Wales at Alphabeta, 14–18 Finsbury Square, London EC2A 1BR, UK under No. FC029579. Silicon Valley Bank is authorised and regulated by the California Department of Business Oversight and the United States Federal Reserve Bank, authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority with number 577295, and subject to regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority and limited regulation by the Prudential Regulation Authority. Details about the extent of our regulation by the Prudential Regulation Authority are available from us on request.
Arma Partners provides independent corporate finance advice to companies and investors active in the global digital economy. We act as trusted advisors to digital economy leaders throughout their entire corporate lifecycle, from raising private capital for fast-growing disrupters and founder-led businesses to orchestrating complex cross-border M&A deals for private equity investors and global large-cap public companies.
Since our inception in 2003, we have grown and evolved in tandem with the global technology ecosystem, advising on over 180 deals valued at more than $45 billion in aggregate. Today we employ a large dedicated advisory team with unparalleled domain expertise and an enviable track record in each of the diverse sub-segments that together comprise the ever-expanding global digital economy.
Our proven track record of exceptional deal execution, combined with our deep understanding of the segments we cover, ability to provide independent advice at every stage of a company’s lifecycle and extensive network across the global digital economy, makes us an invaluable long-term partner to our clients.
Barclays is a transatlantic consumer and wholesale bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US.
With over 325 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 40 countries and employs approximately 80,000 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide.
For more than 23 years, the Technology, Media and Telecoms team has been at the forefront in providing support, funding and specialist advice to a wide range of firms. Working with a team of dedicated Relationship Directors focused on your industry, you can be confident that you will always have access to the right specialists perfectly placed to understand your business and connect you to the expertise that you need.
For further information, please contact Sean Duffy, Managing Director, Technology, Media and Telecoms, on +44 (0) 7775 548 118 or at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit:
Established in 1976, ECI is the UK’s leading growth-focused Private Equity firm, investing in management buy-outs and buy-ins for majority or minority equity investments in UK growth companies.
Over its several decades of working with great management teams and founders, ECI has supported businesses across the technology sector. Recent investments include Arkessa (Internet of Things (IoT) managed services provider), IT Lab (IT managed services), Auction Technology Group (online marketplace), CliniSys (healthcare IT), Kelvin Hughes (marine navigation systems), XLN Telecom (B2B telecoms), Fourth (SaaS), Ascribe (healthcare IT) and CarTrawler (travel technology platform). ECI raised £700m, its eleventh fund, in 2018 and is busy investing it in growth tech companies.
Luther Pendragon is one of the UK’s leading independent communications consultancies. Our team of over 40 highly experienced and qualified consultants manage financial public relations, corporate communications, media and investor relations, public affairs, crisis communications and digital marketing. With offices in London, New York and Brussels, we handle national and international assignments. Our clients include global private and public corporations, with companies listed on the London Stock Exchange and other stock markets, public sector organisations and major trade associations in the UK and across the world. We take an integrated approach to communications to ensure that our clients’ reputations are managed, and interests are promoted, in all relevant spheres of influence – whether that is the capital markets, Government, consumer circles or elsewhere.
Oakley Advisory Limited is one of Europe’s leading independent corporate finance firms. We offer expert, specialist advice across a range of sectors including technology, telecoms, online, media, datacentres and hosting. We provide advice on a range of transactions including M&A deals (working with both public and private companies), fundraisings (equity and debt) and IPOs.
We also provide equity capital markets advice, where we work intensively with listed clients to widen their institutional shareholder bases and develop their equity stories.
Rothschild & Co is one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory groups. The group has three main divisions – Global Advisory, Wealth and Asset Management, and Merchant Banking.
Global Advisory provides expert advice to large and mid‑sized corporations, Private Equity, families and entrepreneurs, and Governments. Advisers design and execute strategic M&A and financing solutions for their clients, taking a long-term and independent view of the challenges they face.
The firm’s deep understanding of financial markets, the high volume of transactions it advises on, and its unrivalled network of 1,000 industry and financing specialists in over 40 countries provide clients with a comprehensive perspective to achieve their strategic goals.
Zeus Capital is an independent corporate finance-focused investment bank, established in 2003, and employs around 70 people across offices in London, Manchester and Birmingham.
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:
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:
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: email@example.com.
Or visit www.design-portfolio.co.uk
Megabuyte is a company intelligence platform, analysing the financial performance and strategy of UK mid-market technology and tech-enabled businesses.
Our independence, analytical rigour and sector expertise have made us an indispensable resource for 2,000 of the UK’s leading CxOs, investors and advisers in support of their origination, due diligence, M&A, benchmarking, competitor analysis and corporate strategy activities.
Our proprietary insights and data are delivered online, through the Megabuyte database, analyst interaction and bespoke reporting.