Please see below for our recent press items.

Sturgeon Ventures Commitment to the Women in Finance Charter

Posted by on Oct 11, 2019 in Gender & Diversity, Press | Comments Off on Sturgeon Ventures Commitment to the Women in Finance Charter

Sturgeon Ventures Commitment to the Women in Finance Charter

Sturgeon Ventures are proud to have been signed up to the Women in Finance Charter since July 2016.

Following the findings of the 2015 review into the representation of women in senior management roles within financial services, which found that women made up only 14% of Executive Committees, the Women In Finance Charter was launched in 2016.

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Agile Working for Successful Teams

Posted by on Sep 10, 2019 in Gender & Diversity, Press | Comments Off on Agile Working for Successful Teams

Agile Working for Successful Teams

 

Sturgeon Ventures, the Pioneer of Regulatory Hosting in the UK, has throughout its 21-year history championed a successful agile team. Seonaid Mackenzie, Founding Partner of Sturgeon, is a strong advocate of agile working and leadership articles such as this one from McKinsey.

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Sturgeon Ventures LLP Charity of 2019

Posted by on Jun 14, 2019 in Press | Comments Off on Sturgeon Ventures LLP Charity of 2019

Sturgeon Ventures LLP Charity of 2019

We would like to feature our Charity of the Year, to share the work of people who help those in the City we work in.

On the basis that you all work in Financial Services, you take it for granted that you have the skills to manage your personal finances – simply paying household bills.  But many are never taught this life skill.

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Seonaid Mackenzie – Finalist for the Women in Finance Awards

Posted by on May 29, 2019 in Awards, Press | Comments Off on Seonaid Mackenzie – Finalist for the Women in Finance Awards

Seonaid Mackenzie – Finalist for the Women in Finance Awards

Sturgeon Ventures are delighted that Seonaid Mackenzie has been shortlisted in the Ambassador of the Year category for the Women in Finance Awards 2019.

“…This category celebrates the individual who has achieved a long-term impact on the way people and organisations think about and practice gender diversity. The Ambassador of the Year will be a prominent person in business and/or financial services who publicly champions gender parity in the sector.

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FCA Review of Principal Firms – Investment Management

Posted by on May 22, 2019 in Press | Comments Off on FCA Review of Principal Firms – Investment Management

FCA Review of Principal Firms – Investment Management

The FCA yesterday published its Review of principal firms in the investment management sector.

This report followed the FCA’s very detailed review of the investment management sector in 2017, a process involving most participants in the industry. As one of the Principal Firms to participate, Sturgeon Ventures responded to information requests and hosted a visit by the FCA in Autumn that year.

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Chief Executive of the FCA speaks on the future of regulation

Posted by on Apr 23, 2019 in Press | Comments Off on Chief Executive of the FCA speaks on the future of regulation

Chief Executive of the FCA speaks on the future of regulation

Andrew Bailey, Chief Executive of the FCA, delivered a speech on the the future of financial conduct regulation. Bloomberg, London, 23rd April 2019

The FCA’s Chief Executive speech yesterday on the topic of the future of financial conduct regulation included such topics as regulating in the public interest,  the changing purpose of regulation, Brexit and the importance of the transition period and the need for clear principles.

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2019

Posted by on Mar 15, 2019 in Awards, Press | Comments Off on Hedgeweek Global Awards 2019

Hedgeweek Global Awards 2019

Following Sturgeon’s recent win as the Best Global Consultant in Business Strategy for the Hedgeweek Global Awards 2019, we are pleased to share their special report detailing winners.

Sturgeon provide a network of strategic and operational professionals on whose experience we draw upon to unlock potential for growth and innovation with an out of the box – joined up thought process, where being nimble counts.

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Project Harar – Nurse volunteers for her 4th mission

Posted by on Feb 19, 2019 in Press | Comments Off on Project Harar – Nurse volunteers for her 4th mission

Project Harar – Nurse volunteers for her 4th mission

Following the Project Harar Gala Dinner at the end of 2018, 60 patients from around Ethiopia will be provided with life-saving treatment over the next couple of months.

The Evening Standard recently featured the dedication of a London-based nurse, Lara Tang, who will be volunteering for her fourth mission in Ethopia.

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Sturgeon Ventures win at Hedgeweek Global Awards 2019

Posted by on Feb 18, 2019 in Awards, Press | Comments Off on Sturgeon Ventures win at Hedgeweek Global Awards 2019

Sturgeon Ventures win at Hedgeweek Global Awards 2019

On 14th February, The Hedgeweek Global Awards 2019 ceremony was held at the Reform Club on Pall Mall.  Tom Powell, Chief Operating Officer at Sturgeon Ventures LLP, was delighted to accept the Best Global Consultant in Business Strategy on behalf of the Firm.

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Sturgeon makes 4 shortlists at the HFM European Hedge Fund Services’ Awards

Posted by on Feb 15, 2019 in Press | Comments Off on Sturgeon makes 4 shortlists at the HFM European Hedge Fund Services’ Awards

Sturgeon makes 4 shortlists at the HFM European Hedge Fund Services’ Awards

At this year’s HFM European Hedge Fund Services’ Awards, Sturgeon Ventures have been shortlisted for 4 awards:

1. Best hedge fund platform

2. Best treasury management solution

3. Best advisory firm – regulation and compliance

4. Best regulatory hosting platform

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