Sturgeon Ventures – Compliance Consultancy of the year – UK

Leaders in Law recognised Sturgeon Ventures’ expertise by awarding them their Compliance Consultancy of the Year – UK.  This award is part of its Global Awards Winners 2020 programme.

Winners are chosen in recognition of their excellence in service and expertise in their field. The focus for choosing winners is based on service range, service type, geographical location, how the business operates and the expertise each firm can offer.


Sturgeon Compliance Services (SCS) was created to support the team at Sturgeon Ventures during the period of regulatory incubation until they are directly FCA Authorise and Regulated.  In 2020, Sturgeon Compliance Services also won the ACQ Law Awards 2020 – UK Compliance Firm of the Year.

To read Sturgeon’s Award’s Law Awards  profile, please click the logo:Sturgeon Ventures Compliance Consultancy 2020

More about Sturgeon Ventures Awards and Background

Sturgeon Ventures are the Pioneer and most established Regulatory Incubator, a trusted partner and venture catalyst. Providing nurturing and bespoke solutions, also known as a Regulatory Umbrella, Regulatory Hosting Platform or a Regulatory Ecosystem for corporate finance, fund and portfolio management; including the establishment of family offices in the United Kingdom.

A seasoned agile team, based in London, Sturgeon Ventures, has incubated people and firms since 1999 and has been a family office wealth advisor since 1998. Sturgeon have been nominated and won many awards including over the last 20 years highlighting the most recent within the last 3 years:

M&A Global Awards 2020 Financial Innovator of the Year 2020, M&A Global Awards 2020 Best Regulatory Incubator 2020, ACQ Country Awards 2020 Best Regulatory Incubator 2020, ACQ Country Law Awards 2020 – UK Best Practice Operator (Regulatory Incubator)

Hedge week 2019 European Services Awards and other winners over 2019.

Lawyer International Global Awards 2018 – Best Regulatory Incubator 2018 & FinServ Game Changer Innovation Award 2018, Superior Lawyers Awards 2018 – Start-up Compliance Consultancy Firm of the Year – UK, ACQ5 Global Awards 2018 – Europe Regulatory Hosting Platform of the Year and ACQ 5 – Global Awards 2018 – UK Family Office Wealth Advisor of the Year.

Sturgeon Ventures are proud to have signed up to HM Treasury’s Women in Finance Charter, since its start in July 2016; as well as being a signatory to the United Nations’ Principles of Responsible Investment, visibly demonstrating our commitment to ESG investing.

It’s founder, Seonaid Mackenzie, has written a contributing chapter in “Successfully Launching A Hedge Fund In Europe: Practical Guidance For New Managers” on the subject of pioneering Regulatory Incubation. Along with company contributions to industry publications such as Acquisition International and The Corporate Financier.


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