Sixteen UK companies welcomed to London Stock Exchange Group’s ELITE

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) today welcomed the third cohort of UK companies to ELITE, its innovative support programme for high growth businesses. The 16 CEOs opened trading on London’s markets this morning to celebrate joining the programme. The companies come from across the UK, representing a range of sectors and include an online luxury furniture designer & retailer, mobile file sharing provider, alternative energy company and online betting platform. Please see the full list below.

Joining an existing ELITE community of over 200 companies, today’s new UK businesses bring the total number of companies since ELITE was launched in 2012 to 271.

Designed to help businesses prepare and structure for their next stage of growth, ELITE facilitates company access to a full range of funding options, increases company profile and visibility, promotes relationships and opportunities with potential investors, and supports management best practice and entrepreneurship.

Alexander Justham, CEO, London Stock Exchange plc, said:

“Today’s cohort continues to showcase the UK’s ability to produce great businesses and we are delighted to welcome them to ELITE. The programme is flourishing in the UK and across Europe, helping to accelerate the growth of individual businesses and playing a significant role in driving economic prosperity.”