ELITE, London Stock Exchange Group’s (LSEG) international business support and capital raising initiative, today welcomes Cutitronics, Encompass and Incremental Group as part of the first exclusively Scottish cohort, ELITE Scotland.
ELITE Scotland is the first initiative of its kind for ELITE in the UK. It builds up on the existing strong contingent of Scottish companies in the global ELITE community, including M Squared Lasers, Skyscanner and BrewDog, as well as the vibrant entrepreneurial community in Scotland. ELITE Scotland is being launched in collaboration with Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise to support the growth of Scotland’s most ambitious companies.
To celebrate the launch of ELITE Scotland, David Schwimmer, CEO, LSEG, Luca Peyrano, CEO of ELITE and the Right Honourable Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland, welcomed the seven Scottish company CEOs to open trading in London this morning. The seven new Scottish companies represent a diverse set of businesses providing products and services from enterprise technology solutions to industrial engineering.
ELITE Scotland Companies are
- Incremental Group
- CCL Logistics
- Glencairn Crystal
- Ocean Kinetics
The Right Honourable Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland said:
“Scotland’s business community is dynamic and innovative, and the Scottish Government will continue to play our part in supporting its long-term success, including helping it to address the challenges posed by Brexit.
“London Stock Exchange Group’s global ELITE programme has helped many companies around the world to secure funding, succeed and grow – including some from Scotland such as BrewDog and Skyscanner.”