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Equity investors in companies who seek to transform their industries.
SEP is a leading UK venture capital company focused on investment for innovation and growth. SEP invests throughout the UK and Ireland in the technology and media sectors, typically taking significant minority stakes in companies at or close to profitability and exhibiting strong revenue growth. The current SEP portfolio comprises over 30 high growth companies including Skyscanner, Matches, Media Ingenuity and WAYN. SEP has invested in over 150 companies, resulting in numerous high value exits and establishing a number of global technology leaders.
Barclays is a major global financial services provider engaged in retail banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking and wealth management with an extensive international presence in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia. With over 300 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 50 countries and employs over 140,000 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for 48 million customers and clients world wide.
We provide corporate banking solutions to businesses with an annual turnover of more than £5m in the UK, and to large local companies, financial institutions and multinationals in non-UK markets. We support the success and growth of our clients by providing lending, risk management, cash and liquidity management, trade finance, and asset and sales financing.
Idinvest Partners is a leading pan-European private equity manager focused on the middle market segment. With over €4 billion under management, Idinvest Partners has developed several complementary areas of expertise including venture capital investments in innovative European start-ups, primary, secondary and mezzanine investments in European non-listed companies, and private equity consulting. Founded under the name AGF Private Equity in 1997, Idinvest Partners was formerly part of the Allianz Group until 2010 when it joined forces with IDI Group to become independent.
Located in Paris, France, Yann Mauchamp is the founding CEO of MutualBenefits.net, the business advisory network and focused on Growth Strategy, Innovation Management and International Development.
Since he created MutualBenefits.net, Yann Mauchamp has personally advised more than 50 startup founding and management teams or their boards on topics such as international expansion, headhunting, scalability, monetization, working with entrepreneurs and their investors.
Most of the companies Yann and his team have advised have outpaced their competition on metrics such as velocity, scalability, year-on-year growth, profitability and successful exits.
Yann is a mentor for Seedcamp, a member of the European board of Astia.org, an ex-President at TechTour, and a board member and board advisor for Internet startups.
Prior to MutualBenefits.net, Yann co-founded and led several Internet companies, such as Club-Internet and NewsAlert.
Established in 1590, Berenberg is one of the leading privately owned banks in Europe today, focusing on four operating divisions: Private Banking, Investment Banking, Asset Management and Corporate Banking. The Hamburg-based bank, with a strong presence in London, Zurich and Frankfurt, has 17 offices in Europe, America and Asia and is managed by personally liable partners. With a firm grasp of its traditions, Berenberg has more than 1,100 staff driving its business into the future.
Berenberg opened its London office in 2003 and the Bank’s multi-award winning European equity and economic research team is now based there with over 70 analysts covering 25 sectors. Having established a reputation as a centre of excellence with more than 150 people in the UK, Berenberg launched its Private Banking operations in 2011.
MTGx is the digital accelerator of Modern Times Group. We are focused on leveraging MTG’s digital assets and industry leading content portfolio, to create and deliver world-class entertainment experiences. We connect people with the entertainment they love the most, across all screens.
MTGx is committed to increasing the development speed of MTG’s digital entertainment services across the world, and provides centralised digital skills and platforms to all of MTG’s businesses.
MTGx works closely with innovation and startup communities around the world through investments, acquisitions or partnerships. The objective is to find and develop the entertainment services and products that will drive entertainment in the future.
The NASDAQ OMX Group owns and operates 26 markets, three clearing houses, and five central securities depositories, spanning six continents, making us the world’s largest exchange company. Eighteen of our 24 markets trade equities. The other six trade options, derivatives, fixed income, and commodities. We are the largest single liquidity pool for US equities and the power behind one in ten of the world’s securities transactions. Eighty exchanges in 50 countries trust our trading technology to power their markets, driving growth in emerging and developed economies.
NASDAQ OMX is also dedicated to designing powerful, relevant index and benchmark families that are in sync with the continually changing market environment. Utilizing the expanded coverage of our global footprint, NASDAQ OMX has nearly 2,000 diverse indexes that provide coverage across asset classes, countries and sectors. Not only do our indices provide comprehensive insight into the global markets, but our unparalleled process, added value and competitive pricing set us apart from other indexers. Whether you are an institution, fund manager or private investor, NASDAQ OMX indices are benchmarks that can help both influence and track investment strategies.
Olswang is an international law firm and leader in the technology and digital media sectors. With a reputation for changing the face of business, we differentiate ourselves through delivering insight, innovation and influence to help our clients grow in the TMT sectors.
Established over 30 years ago, our firm has significantly grown to over 700 people, including more than 100 partners, across Asia-Pacific, Continental Europe and the UK. Our growth and enviable client list has resulted in Olswang becoming the law firm of choice for leading entrepreneurs and innovators. Olswang's distinct passion for technology and digital media has cemented Olswang's commanding reputation in these sectors.
Olswang's leading and award winningTMT lawyers are among the brightest and most commercially minded the profession has to offer, evidenced by the close, trusted relationships they inspire.
We deliver insight, innovation and influence to help our clients grow
London Stock Exchange
London Stock Exchange Group is Europe's leading diversified exchange business, incorporating Borsa Italiana and the London Stock Exchange. With over 500 member firms trading and more than 3,000 companies quoted across its markets, the Group operates the largest and most liquid equity marketplace in Europe.
The London Stock Exchange itself is the world's most international exchange with more than 600 overseas companies from over 70 countries. These figures include international companies quoted on the AIM, the London Stock Exchange's growth market, and the world's most successful market for small and medium sized enterprises with over 1,200 companies.