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London Stock Exchange to run company funding ladder event at the AMP

posted 26 Oct 2011, 01:37 by RiDO Rotherham
Businesses in the region will be able to learn more about the funding options available during the lifecycle of their company, thanks to an event being run by the London Stock Exchange (LSE) at the Advanced Manufacturing Park (AMP) in Rotherham.

The event entitled ‘An Overview of the company funding ladder from an equity perspective’ will take place on Thursday 1st December 2011, from 8.30am – 2pm at the AMP Technology Centre.

The seminar will provide an overview of the funding ladder from an equity perspective, and speakers will include experts from the Angel, Venture Capital and Stock Market community. Barry Cunliffe the Chief Financial Officer of Sheffield-based and AIM quoted ITM Power plc will also provide real life experience of the pros and cons of the various forms of finance on offer.

Practical advice for SME’s will also be offered through ‘Early’ and ‘Late’ stage panel discussions, supported by Barber Harrison & Platt , Hill Dickinson and Grant Thornton, which will provide an opportunity to explore in detail the key issues facing growing companies.

For stakeholders or company directors considering options for growth and fund raising this seminar will cover topics including; 

• find out what a flotation could do for your business;

• hear what angel and VC investors look for in their investments;

• ask relevant and pertinent questions to a panel of experts;

• gain from the experiences of a company director who has experienced various forms of finance;

• network with people with similar aspirations.

The seminar will be useful for stakeholders, Chief Executives, Managing Directors and Finance Directors of: 

• companies wishing to learn more about, or who are considering stock market flotation

• fast growing, entrepreneurial companies who are looking for a cash injection

• companies with private equity investment looking for an exit strategy
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