IPO.L - IP Group Plc

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IP Group Plc

The Walbrook Building
Top Floor 25 Walbrook
London EC4N 8AF
United Kingdom
44 20 7444 0050

SectorFinancial Services
IndustryAsset Management
Full-time employees166

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Alan John Aubrey FCACEO & Exec. Director498kN/A1962
Mr. Gregory Simon SmithCFO & Exec. Director386kN/A1979
Mr. David Graham BaynesCOO & Exec. Director408kN/A1964
Mr. Michael Charles Nettleton TownendChief Investment Officer & Exec. Director387kN/A1962
Dr. Simon Graindorge Ph.D.Operating Partner of Life SciencesN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of 31 December 2019, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in GBp.


IP Group Plc is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in seed, early stage, start-up, incubation, and mature financing. The firm also provides seed capital financing to spin out companies from the universities. It seeks to invest in the life sciences, physical sciences, energy & renewables, medical equipment and supplies, healthcare, technology, cleantech, intellectual property, pharmaceuticals & biotechnology, information technology & communications, and chemicals & materials. It also provides support for its university partners' intellectual property commercialization activities, as well as in the identification of intellectual property and in return takes equity positions in its portfolio companies. IP Group Plc was founded in 2001 and is based in London, United Kingdom with additional offices in Wilmington, Delaware; London, United Kingdom; Oxford, United Kingdom; and Melbourne, Australia.

Corporate governance

IP Group Plc’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 6 December 2019 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 9; Board: 6; Shareholder rights: 1; Compensation: 4.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.
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