Award-winning research offers new insights


Research sits right at the heart of finnCap: our team of industry experts enable us to fully understand your business and operating environment, value your business and effectively communicate the investment case to our sales and corporate broking teams and to the wider investment community.

The defining feature of the team is every analyst is an enthusiast for their sector. This leads to deeper knowledge, better perspectives and more insight. This directly benefits our corporate clients and investors alike. In many cases, our team has direct experience of working in their sector and / or have industry qualifications. Our team includes engineers, chemists, geologists, doctors, technologists, economists and accountants, all of whom have many years of capital markets experience.

Today we are a team of 13 with 160 companies under coverage across 9 key sectors. We cover a huge range of companies and opportunities, spanning £10m market cap exciting tech growth stories to £500m market cap support service businesses. We are always looking for new opportunities and expand our coverage by 2 or 3 companies per month on average. Fundamentally we are looking for three key attributes to a business: quality, growth and value.

The team generates a substantial amount of written output, all of which can be viewed on our Research Portal. The key research products are as follows:

  • The ‘Morning Note’ covering breaking news across all of our coverage;
  • ‘Initiation’ notes when we start coverage of a company, providing a detailed guide to the business, the industry and the investment case;
  • Quarterly sector notes which discuss industry dynamics and well as providing a wide range of industry data and analytics;
  • Thematic Research pieces highlighting specific industry or stock specific ideas.

We are dedicated to producing research of the highest quality and were therefore very pleased to win the 2015 AiM Award for Best Research.

finnCap research is also available to private investors who meet the criteria to be considered Elective Professional Clients, as defined by the FCA, via Research Tree.