Tuesday 23 April 2019 - Smith & Williamson, the financial and professional services firm, has announced that it is working with ELITE, London Stock Exchange Group’s international business support and capital raising initiative for high-growth private companies.
The new collaboration supports on-going work by Smith & Williamson’s Entrepreneurs and Technology teams, which specialise in supporting entrepreneurs and their businesses on their growth journey. Smith & Williamson provides advice from start-up to exit, with accountancy, tax and investment services to meet the needs of businesses, and the personal financial needs of their founders.
As part of ELITE’s Partner Programme Smith & Williamson will deliver sessions, provide mentoring to CEOs and CFOs and share its thought leadership and expertise in the area. Smith and Williamson joins ELITE’s community of over 1,100 companies and more than 400 advisors and investors.
Fergus Caheny, Partner at Smith & Williamson, said: “We support and champion growing businesses every day, which is why we’re proud to support ELITE in helping the UK’s entrepreneurs. The technology start-up scene is exciting and fast-growing and we want to see British founders at the forefront of change in the sector. Our work with ELITE will allow us to share our knowledge and expertise with business founders in the UK who are serious and passionate about growth.”
Paola Cuneo, Head of Partnerships, ELITE, said: “We are delighted to work with Smith & Williamson to support our community of ambitious companies as part of the ELITE Partner Programme. Smith & Williamson has a strong track record of supporting entrepreneurs at every stage of their business lifecycle.”
By necessity, this briefing can only provide a short overview and it is essential to seek professional advice before applying the contents of this article. This briefing does not constitute advice nor a recommendation relating to the acquisition or disposal of investments. No responsibility can be taken for any loss arising from action taken or refrained from on the basis of this publication. Details correct at time of writing.
Notes to editors
Smith & Williamson is a leading financial and professional services firm providing a comprehensive range of investment management, tax, financial advisory and accountancy services to private clients and their business interests. The firm’s c1,800 people operate from a network of 11 offices: London, Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Dublin (City and Sandyford), Glasgow, Guildford, Jersey, Salisbury and Southampton. Smith & Williamson is part of The Tilney Smith & Williamson Group.