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03 August 2018

Charles Russell Speechlys joins ELITE partner programme to help ambitious UK businesses succeed

Charles Russell Speechlys is proud to announce it has joined ELITE’s partner programme. ELITE is London Stock Exchange Group’s international business support and capital raising programme for private growth companies, supporting entrepreneurs and business leaders. ELITE is designed to help the most ambitious UK companies scale up, through sharing experiences, access financing opportunities and education.

As part of the programme, Charles Russell Speechlys will be an advisory member of ELITE and will work closely with ELITE companies as they progress through a structured 18 month programme designed to help them explore their opportunities for growth. Involvement will include delivering training workshops, alongside 1-to-1 mentoring, with the aim of helping each business to successfully implement the changes required to achieve their growth strategy.

Chris Putt, Partner at Charles Russell Speechlys, said: “We are very excited to join this community focused on helping ambitious UK SMEs on their growth journey. Charles Russell Speechlys has for many years supported entrepreneurial businesses to succeed and we hope joining ELITE’s partner programme will continue to build on this work”. 

ELITE UK started in 2014 and currently has over 135 UK companies from a variety of sectors and industries across the country. To date, the UK companies have raised in excess of GBP 1.3bn funding, engaging in 131 corporate transactions with 4 companies completing an IPO and 1 retail bond issue.