About Hardman & Co

We are a rapidly growing, innovative corporate research & consultancy business, based in London, serving the needs of both public and private companies.

Our expert team of sector analysts and market professionals collectively have over 400 years of experience.  This depth of knowledge and a reputation for integrity have built trust with investors. With effective communication and precision distribution, we help companies disseminate their investment message to interested investors, as well as advise them on strategy.

Our smaller, boutique structure allows us to provide first-class customer service and to deliver a wide range of ad-hoc services for multiple clients with different needs.

 

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Meet the team

We are a small, boutique team with big brand credentials and a unique organisational structure. We provide hands-on senior leadership, alongside deep sector knowledge, absolute objectivity, and expert research and analysis, for more powerful results.

Our team of 15 analysts collectively has 400 years of experience, across all industry sectors, and too many Extel ratings to count.

Our analysts work alongside colleagues from a variety of capital markets backgrounds and with diverse industry qualifications.  This combination allows us to deliver both high-quality research and an outstanding service.

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Companies face a new challenge to communicate with the investment community, as the traditional broking business has lost its universal distribution.  We produce authoritative research on the company and ensure that its investment message is received and understood by the right investors. We are also highly experienced at helping frame that message, and we organise effective meetings with appropriate investors in both the institutional and the £750bn private client communities.

We help private companies considering an IPO. Most advisers have vested interests. We give an honest assessment, and then can help with the choice of advisers, board structure and governance issues. We also provide quality research ahead of an IPO to ensure the market is well informed and that the right valuation is achieved.

 

 

In addition to our standard company reports, we produce research on fund products, including EIS and similar funds. Intermediaries can approach our analysts for input on a sector and can request access to quoted companies and funds of interest. We have also conducted bespoke research commissions for intermediaries, professional advisers, and private equity firms.

Aside from our company reports, we increasingly conduct bespoke research projects for institutional investors. These range from an in-depth report on a single company to sector reviews and assessments of the impact of technological changes.

We introduce corporates to appropriate investors by organising wealth manager and institutional investor roadshows.  We also hold our popular Investor Forums in London and the regions for retail investors.

 

As a public company we wanted to inform the market of our progress, through news flow. There is broker research of course, but it is not distributed to the non-institutional/retail market. We needed someone that could write informed research to the same institutional quality, and distribute it to a wider audience.

Alastair Smith, Chief Executive Officer

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