Cenkos Securities PLC (AIM:CNKS) (LON:CNKS) CEO Julian Morse spoke to Proactive London about the genesis of the company.
The firm enjoyed a strong start to the year, buoyed by robust corporate finance activity with momentum continuing into the second half.
The company helped 16 clients raise £580mln in the six months to June 30, £400mln of which came from AIM.
As Morse explains they focus on growth companies (mostly on AIM) and investment companies, with an increasing emphasis on alternative investments such as renewables and music royalties as well as tech and medtech.
He highlights their work with Agronomics Limited’s (LON:ANIC) which invests in businesses focused on cultivated meat and alternative protein. They focus mainly on ‘clean meat’ which is grown in laboratory conditions as well as dairy products, fish and certain materials.
The company have a portfolio of 16 companies as well as new opportunities in cultivated meat, which is produced in bioreactors by using animal cells.