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 advisory with offices in Europe and across the US. Consilium's highly-skilled team provides strategic, long-term PR and IR advice to healthcare companies, Boards, senior decision makers and executives on critical communications programmes and stakeholder challenges.


7 Ensign House 
Admirals Way
E14 9XQ

Tel: +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

Tel: +44 20 3727 1000
Email: lifescienceslondon


FTI Consulting

FTI Consulting provides holistic, 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 a broad array of businesses across the sector, both those listed on the principal stock markets worldwide and those that are privately held. With a global footprint in key hubs in Europe, North America and Asia, we are ideally positioned to support companies undertaking M&A, IPOs and
dual listings. 

We now offer a wide range of services including: financial communications, transaction communications, media relations,
investor relations, corporate and brand communications, issues and reputation management (including handling activist investors), internal communications and employee engagement, digital communications, 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


To contact one of our offices: 

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

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

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MC Services AG 

MC Services is an international public relations and investor relations firm specialising in communications for the life sciences and healthcare sectors. A strong team of science, finance, media and communication experts with extensive industry experience positions MC Services as the 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. Established for many years as a link between the healthcare industry and the financial markets, MC Services provides comprehensive services in investor relations, public relations and financial transactions. MC Services is based in Munich, Düsseldorf, London and Boston.


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, 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 companies, both large and small, across pharmaceuticals, medtech, biotech, health tech and healthcare services.

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, as well as corporate reputation and crisis scenarios.

We have an exceptional network of contacts across the international investment community in Europe and the US; contacts we have built and maintained over the last two decades. Our team includes ex-fund managers and analysts, as well as financial and corporate communications specialists.

Optimum is the investor relations partner for Euronext’s TechShare programme, the only European programme aimed at educating innovative businesses about the capital markets and IPO process. Through the TechShare programme, Optimum provides IR advice and support to
private companies looking to list on Euronext.

For more information please visit


Panmure is a corporate and institutional stockbroker and investment bank.

Panmure Gordon & Co
One New Change

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7886 2500 

Panmure Gordon

Panmure Gordon is a leading independent stockbroker and investment bank specialising in corporate advice, M&A and institutional investment for the UK’s most ambitious and successful companies. Our deep healthcare knowledge and expertise has assisted clients to IPO, raise development capital and complete 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.

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. 

In the last decade, we have completed transactions with a total value in excess of £7 billion. 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.