Thursday 13 June 2019

The Brewery, London EC1



Headline sponsor:


London branch:
150 Cheapside



Stifel is a US-incorporated, NYSE-listed institutional wealth manager and investment bank, focused on the middle market. It provides strategic advisory services to its clients in North America, Europe and Asia that include initiating, structuring and negotiating mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, as well as providing fairness opinions, valuation, and restructuring services. It raises equity and public and private debt for its clients through its institutional and retail brokerage network. Stifel has a strategic emphasis globally on the healthcare sector, with senior bankers focused across all products, based in Europe and North America.



Consilium Strategic Communications
41 Lothbury

T: +44 (0)20 3709 5700

Consilium Strategic Communications

Consilium Strategic Communications is a global leader in strategic healthcare communications and investor relations. With offices in Europe and the U.S., Consilium represents international clients spanning the Fortune 500, FTSE 100, FTSEurofirst 300 and FTSE 250. Consilium's highly-skilled team has deep knowledge and expertise in providing strategic, long-term public, advocacy and investor relations advice to healthcare, biotechnology, medical technology, pharmaceutical companies and organizations, Boards, senior decision makers and executives on critical communications programmes and stakeholder challenges. Consilium’s offering includes precise executive, corporate, product and financial communications and media relations strategies, reputation building, patient advocacy, health education, social media strategy engagement and activation and crisis communications to deliver sustained results that inspire action and build value.


Beijing, Brussels, Dubai, Frankfurt, Johannesburg, London, Los Angeles  New York, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Seoul, Shanghai, Washington

London office: 
265 Strand 

T: +44 (0)20 7067 2000 



Covington & Burling LLP maintains a global life sciences law practice, providing a full range of services to biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device, digital health and other companies in the sector. From our offices in Europe, the USA, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, over 250 lawyers actively practice in Covington's life sciences industry group. The firm covers the complete spectrum of practice areas required by life sciences companies, including their early stage financings, strategic collaborations, regulatory matters, transformative acquisitions, divestments and capital raisings, data privacy matters, intellectual property issues and critical disputes. Covington is the only law firm recognised by Chambers and Partners as a “Band 1” firm for Life Sciences in their Europe, UK, USA, China and Global surveys. 


7 Ensign House 
Admirals Way
E14 9XQ

T: +44 (0)20 7536 2000 

Design Portfolio

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:

  • Corporate reporting
  • Digital communications
  • Investor communications
  • Sustainability communications
  • Internal communications
  • Multimedia

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:

Or visit


FTI Consulting
200 Aldersgate

T: +44 20 3727 1000
E: lifescienceslondon 


FTI Consulting

FTI Consulting provides unrivalled holistic and global strategic communications advice to life science and healthcare companies. As the long-standing market leader, our global team of over 50 life science experts advise businesses of all sizes and stages of development, both privately held and listed on the principal stock markets worldwide. We have built a global footprint with key hubs in Europe, North America and Asia. Clients now range from top-10 global pharmaceutical and medical device companies to small start-ups.

Recent work by our global team includes: advising on over $200 billion of sector M&A, IPOs and fundraisings; developing and delivering digital and social media strategies to meet growing sector demand; internal change communication after transactions; market preparedness and product launch communications; clinical and regulatory milestone communications; corporate messaging and public affairs. 



Instinctif Partners 

Instinctif Partners is an international business communications consultancy. Our global Life Sciences practice focuses on enhancing the value proposition for companies seeking investment, partnerships or customers. We work with clients to communicate their science and innovation to key stakeholders through the most relevant channels. We have specialist expertise and decades of experience in corporate, financial, healthcare and marketing communications, integrating visual and written communications with strategic counsel to deliver high impact programmes. Clients range from start-ups to multinationals, served from our headquarters in London and 20 offices globally including across Europe, AsiaPac and the USA.

For more information please visit


Bavariaring 26
80336 München, Germany
T: +49-89-210228-0

Kaiser-Friedrich-Ring 5
40545 Düsseldorf, Germany
T: +49-211-529252-0


MC Services AG 

MC Services is an international Public Relations and Investor Relations firm specializing in communications for the Life Sciences sector. A strong team of science, finance, media and communications experts with extensive industry experience positions MC Services as a leading Life Sciences agency in Europe.

MC Services’ long-standing clients include international public and private companies as well as venture capitalists and investment firms. With a local presence in Munich, Düsseldorf, London and Boston, established for many years as a link between the healthcare industry and financial markets, MC Services provides high quality services in Investor Relations, Public Relations and Financial Transactions.


The Spice Building
8 Devonshire Square


Optimum Strategic Communications  

Optimum Strategic Communications is an international strategic healthcare communications firm which specialises in investor relations, corporate and financial communications. Our senior team of healthcare specialists, ex-fund managers and analysts, based in London, Zurich, Stockholm, Amsterdam and New York, are experienced and trusted advisors to some of the world’s most exciting public and private healthcare companies, both large and small.

Over the last 20 years we have worked with over 200 healthcare companies, advising them on financial communications and investor relations, including major corporate activity such as fundraising, IPOs, and M&A, corporate reputation and crisis scenarios. We have an exceptional network of contacts across the international investment community in Europe and the US.

For more information please visit


Panmure is a corporate and institutional stockbroker and investment bank.

Panmure Gordon & Co
One New Change

T: +44 (0) 20 7886 2500 

Panmure Gordon

Panmure Gordon is defining what it means to be a 21st century merchant bank: providing independent advice, research, solutions and execution services to UK growth and mid-cap corporates and investment companies, underpinned by long-term client relationships.

We advise some of the world’s most ambitious and successful healthcare companies and are one of the most active advisers in the market. Our deep healthcare expertise has assisted clients to IPO, raise development capital and execute successful M&A transactions.

Our clients value our breadth of sector knowledge, track record and tailored, integrated service that is relationship led and outcome driven. Our dedicated healthcare team has extensive technical knowledge of the sector, which is leveraged to better serve our clients and guide investors.


Prince Frederick House 
35-39 Maddox Street 

T: +44 (0) 20 3470 0470 

SP Angel

With a well-established and experienced Healthcare Team, SP Angel is committed to supporting growing and developing companies in the rapidly evolving Healthcare industry. Our depth of industry knowledge combined with strong client and investor partnerships help companies achieve their strategic goals, and to create shareholder value for the long-term. We are an independent partnership focused on advising growing companies in the London marketplace providing capital fundraising, corporate advisory services and M&A support. SP Angel is Broker and Adviser to over 60 companies in Healthcare, Mining, Oil & Gas and Technology, listed on AIM, NEX and Main market exchanges in London 

85 Gresham Street 


WG Partners 

WG Partners is a specialist life sciences boutique. We provide our clients with corporate advisory, M&A and capital raising services. Our business is 100% owned by the partners who combine more than 200 years of relevant experience. We bring a truly international perspective, acting for corporate and institutional clients across the UK, Europe, USA, Asia and Australia. 

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With offices in Amsterdam, Munich and Boston, LSP has successfully invested in the healthcare and biotechnology sectors for over two decades. Since its inception in the late 80s, LSP has invested in a large number of both privately held and publicly traded life science companies, many of which have become leaders in their respective industries