London Stock Exchange Group welcomes ELITE Companies on occasion of the STAR Conference 2012

  • London Stock Exchange Market Open

Wednesday 3rd October 2012

London Stock Exchange Group welcomed ELITE Companies: DBA Group, Peuterey, Tecnocap and Welcome Italia this morning, Wednesday 3rd October, to open the markets on the occasion of STAR Conference 2012, London.

The presence of these 4 ELITE companies (representing the first group of 30 ELITE companies admitted in April 2012) in London during the STAR Conference 2012 is one of the key moments of the networking activities Borsa Italiana promotes between ELITE Companies and listed companies. ELITE companies had the chance to participate in one on one meetings between STAR companies and investors.

ELITE is a unique platform of integrated services for private SMEs and provides industrial, financial and organizational skills to meet the challenges of international markets. Elite is structured in three phases:

1.     Get Ready: Training sessions on business planning and budgeting, governance, financial communication, management systems and internationalization.

2.     Get Fit: Tutorship provided by Borsa Italiana and advisors to each company aimed at addressing the main gaps and guidelines on how to improve.

3.     Get Value: the companies are introduced by Borsa Italiana to the network of listed companies, advisors, other Elite companies, private equity firms and are supported on their decision process regarding their potential access to further financial resources.

ELITE aims are: start a unique process of cultural and organizational change, facilitate the approach to the capital markets, improve relations with the banking system and encourage entrepreneurship and internationalization.