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IP Group Plc (IPO.L)

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IP Group Plc

2nd Floor
3 Pancras Square King’s Cross
London N1C 4AG
United Kingdom
44 20 7444 0050

Sector(s)Financial Services
IndustryAsset Management
Full-time employees100

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Gregory Simon Smith A.C.A., ACACEO & Exec. Director730kN/A1979
Mr. David Graham BaynesCOO, CFO & Exec. Director648kN/A1964
Mr. Alan John Aubrey F.C.A., FCAConsultant735.82kN/A1962
Mr. Michael Charles Nettleton TownendConsultant528.93kN/A1962
Ms. Angela LeachGen. Counsel & Company Sec.N/AN/AN/A
Ms. Helen RedmondSr. Compliance & Risk Mang.N/AN/AN/A
Ms. Liz Vaughan-AdamsDirector of CommunicationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Anthony YorkGroup People DirectorN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Stuart ThompsonTalent Partner & Head of IP ExecN/AN/AN/A
Dr. Mark Alexander Reilly Ph.D.Managing Partner of Technology & Board ObserverN/AN/A1980
Amounts are as of 31 December 2021, 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, growth capital, 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. It typically invests between £0.5 million ($0.75 million) and £1 million ($1.50 million) per investment. The firm prefers to 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; Hong Kong S.A.R., Hong Kong and Melbourne, Australia.

Corporate governance

IP Group Plc’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 October 2022 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 4; Board: 5; Shareholder rights: 1; Compensation: 1.

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.