Introducing the Awards’ sponsors

Lexus
Lexus enjoys a global reputation for innovation, performance and the highest standards of quality, reflected in its multiple awards for customer service and satisfaction. Within the highly competitive luxury car market it has led the world in developing refined and efficient hybrid power models and has pioneered advanced technologies for exceptional safety, handling and the last word in on-board comfort. At the same time, the best traditions of craftsmanship and attention to detail are fundamental to its design and engineering. Lexus is pleased to support the City A.M. Awards and their celebration of business excellence and innovation in the financial services industry.
To find out more visit www.lexus.co.uk

Brewin Dolphin
Brewin Dolphin is one of the UK's largest independent private client investment managers. It has 41 offices throughout the UK and Channel Islands offering a wide range of financial services and has over £25bn under management. Its success is founded on a long track record of helping private clients, trusts, charities and pension funds to create and preserve wealth.
This year it celebrates 250 years of looking after clients and its heritage will continue to play a part in its culture and values. “We know that it is only by moving with the times and embracing change that we have continued to thrive,” the group said.

The Color Company
The Color Company is central London’s leading digital print company, with centres located in the heart of the Square Mile, Canary Wharf, Soho, Aldwych, central Victoria and a 24 hour centre in Mayfair. It consistently supports many City A.M. readers with their projects, both large and small, and is supporting the City A.M. Awards for the third straight year. “We feel that Investment Bank of the Year fits well with our business as we are often called upon to supply printed documents to support these businesses and appreciate the speed and accuracy required by us to ensure client satisfaction,” it said.

GFT
From local offices in London, New Jersey, Sydney, Tokyo, Singapore and Grand Rapids, GFT Markets provides its global client base with the opportunity to speculate and trade in a broad range of markets, quickly, efficiently and securely. Best known for its award-winning DealBook® software – voted Best Online Trading Platform in the Shares Awards 2011 – available for desktop, web, mobile or tablet, GFT Markets also provides options for automated trading, 24/7 customer service and competitive spreads even in times of market volatility. When trading CFDs, forex, and spread bets, it is possible to lose more than your initial deposit.

S&P Capital IQ
S&P Capital IQ is an integral part of global economies, industries, businesses and markets. Created in 2010, the firm brought together many of the key research, analytic and strategic capabilities of Standard & Poor’s with Capital IQ, an innovative provider of accurate and timely financial information. Whether it’s helping to identify new investment ideas, understanding the hidden value in a transaction or enterprise, providing strategies, or delivering proprietary research and analytics on multi-asset class holdings, S&P Capital IQ works shoulder-to-shoulder with clients.

Cass Business School
Sir John Cass Business School, City University London, is located in the heart of the City. Its Peter Cullum Centre for Entrepreneurship supports aspiring entrepreneurs through a unique range of inspirational business growth programmes, including the New Venture Creation Programme and Your Business Your Future. The Centre is a focal point for budding and established entrepreneurs across the Cass network that brings together money, practical support and guidance, backed by a £10m venture capital fund providing finance for start-up and early stage companies.

CNBC
CNBC is the leading global broadcaster of live business and financial news and information, reporting directly from the major financial markets around the globe via its three regional networks: CNBC in Asia, CNBC in EMEA and CNBC in the US. CNBC.com is the preeminent financial news source on the web, featuring an unprecedented amount of video, real-time market analysis, web-exclusive live video and analytical financial tools. CNBC is an essential tool for CEOs, senior corporate executives, the financial services industry and private investors. The channel is available in more than 390m homes worldwide. CNBC is a division of NBCUniversal.

Late Night London
Late Night London offers a complete event solutions service utilising some 52 stylish venues throughout London and the UK’s major cities. Operating within our privately owned venues we get to know our clients, offering a partnership approach to events and ensuring we match your requirements with our venues for location, space, style, facilities and atmosphere. We can cater for any event from 2 to 2500 guests, including private dining, meetings, exclusive room or venue hire, VIP events and shared parties. Venues include glamorous cocktail bars, exclusive & private members venues, dedicated event space, plus a few with a unique twist.