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Technology

Saab
Aerospace & Defence

Saab is a Swedish-based, international provider of military defence and civil security equipment, systems and services. It is divided into six divisions: Aeronautics; Dynamics; Electronic Defence Systems; Security and Defence Solutions; Support and Services; and Combitech.

SacOil Holdings
Oil & Gas

SacOil is an Africa-focused exploration company with assets in Nigeria and the DRC.

Safestyle UK
Construction & Building Materials

Salamander Energy
Oil & Gas

Salamander Energy is an independent E&P company with production and exploration asset in South Asia. Its operations are in Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, the Philippines and in Lao PDR.

Sanlam Securities UK
Financials

Merchant Securities Group is a diversified financial services company providing investment management and advice, corporate finance and private equity solutions, and institutional sales and research on small/mid caps in niche sectors.

Sarepta Therapeutics
Pharmaceutical & healthcare

Sarepta Therapeutics is a drug discovery company developing RNA-based (PMO) products to treat serious rare and infectious diseases. Its lead product eteplirsen is in Phase II for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) and it has three Phase I products for haemorrhagic viruses and influenza.

Sartorius
Pharmaceutical & healthcare

Scapa Group
Basic Industries

Scapa Group manufactures technical tapes and film. Its standard and bespoke products are used in a range of different industries with applications for assembly, insulation, protection, repair and identification.

Scherzer & Co
Financials

Scherzer & Co (PZS) invests its funds mainly in domestic equities. PZS looks for companies that are unknown or unloved, and special situations. The focus is on special situations, where the downside is perceived to be limited. In addition, it acquires value stocks, mainly below book value. These stocks need to demonstrate strong business models.

Schroder Global Real Estate Securities
Investment Companies

Schroders
Financials

Schroders is a diversified asset manager and private bank. It has funds across all the main asset classes with a broad global distribution network.

Scottish Oriental Smaller Companies Trust
Investment Companies

SST's objective is to provide shareholders with long-term capital growth through investment in smaller Asian (excluding Japanese) quoted companies. Its assets are invested in a diversified portfolio of securities, substantially in the form of equities, although other listed investment companies and equity-related securities such as convertible bonds and warrants are permitted.

Seabridge Gold
Mining

Seabridge Gold (SEA) was conceived in 1999 as a gold-in-the-ground ETF. Since then, it has pursued an unbroken strategy of growing reserve & resource ownership per share for 17 years by evaluating, acquiring, exploring, upgrading, expanding, developing...

SeaEnergy
Alternative Energy

SeaEnergy is an offshore energy services business, working in oil and gas and renewables. Its services include visual asset management, consulting and offshore operations and maintenance and support.

Secunet
Technology

Secunet specialises in high-end IT security solutions and general IT security advice and training. Its flagship product (SINA) is the only crypto system approved by the German Federal Office for Information Security. It is organised into four business units - high security, government, business security and automotive security. It has a 12% free float with 78.96% of the equity held by Geisecke & Devrient since 2004.

Secure Property Development and Investment
Property

Securities Trust of Scotland
Investment Companies

Launched in May 2005, as a vehicle for holders of the previous "Securities Trust of Scotland" to roll their holding into, STS is an income trust that pays quarterly dividends. Ross Watson, a director of Martin Currie's investment team responsible for UK Growth & Income investments, has led the management of STS since its launch in 2005.

Sefton Resources
Oil & Gas

Sefton Resources is an exploration, development and production company with oil and gas assets in North America. The majority of its production is derived from the heavy oil Tapia field in California. It also has pipeline and oil and gas assets in East Kansas.

Seneca Global Income & Growth Trust
Investment Companies

SIGT's investment objective is to outperform 3-month LIBOR plus 3.0%, over the longer term, with low volatility and the prospect of capital and income growth, through investment in a multi-asset portfolio. The asset classes included in the company's portfolio are UK and overseas equities, fixed interest securities, property, alternative assets and structured products.

Senior
Aerospace & Defence

Senior designs and manufactures components and systems for the aerospace, defence, land vehicle, energy and industrial markets. It operates through two divisions: Aerospace (59% of 2010 sales) and Flexonics (41%).

Sequa Petroleum
Oil & Gas

Serko
Technology

Severfield
General Industrials

Severfield is a leading UK structural steelwork fabricator operating across a broad range of market sectors. An Indian facility currently undertakes structural steelwork projects for the local market and is fully operational.

ShaMaran Petroleum
Oil & Gas

ShaMaran Petroleum is a Canadian-listed, Kurdistan-focused E&P. It has one asset, a c 21% interest in the Atrush block, which has shown very good productivity in the three wells drilled so far.

Share
Financials

Share plc owns the Share Centre and Sharefunds. The Share Centre is a self-select retail stockbroker that also offers share services for corporates and employees. A high proportion of income is from stable fee and interest income.

Shire
Pharmaceutical & healthcare

Shore Capital Group
Financials

Shore Capital Group is an independent investment group with three main areas of business: Capital Markets, Asset Management and Principal Finance (on-balance sheet investments). It has offices in Guernsey, London, Liverpool, Edinburgh and Berlin.

SHW
Engineering

SHW is one of the oldest industrial companies in Germany. Today it is one of the leading suppliers of pumps and engine components that reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions in the automotive sector (73% sales) SHW is also a supplier of brake discs, primarily for high-performance vehicles (27% sales). It has four plants in Germany, employing over 1,000 people and owns subsidiaries in Brazil and China.

Sierra Oncology
Pharmaceutical & healthcare

Sigma Capital Group
Investment Companies

Sigma Capital Group and its subsidiaries are focused on urban regeneration, property asset management, property finance and property development.

Silence Therapeutics
Pharmaceutical & healthcare

Silence Therapeutics is a leading UK RNA therapeutics development company, with proprietary RNA interference (RNAi) technology and delivery systems. It has broad IP covering RNA modifications, gene targets and delivery systems. It is expanding into targeted gene editing technology (using the CRISPR/Cas9 system) and non-liposomal conjugation delivery systems.

Silicon Image
Technology

Silverdell
Industrial Support Services

Silverdell offers industrial services in regulated activities, operating as a prime contractor or subcontractor to blue-chip companies across the UK. Its core activity is the remediation of asbestos.

Simba Energy
Oil & Gas

Simba Energy is a pan-African oil and gas company focused on onshore projects. It holds a PSC contract for Block 2A in Kenya and has a 60% interest in a PSC for Block 1 and 2 onshore Guinea. It also has assets in Chad, Liberia, Mali and Ghana.

Sinclair Pharma
Pharmaceutical & healthcare

Sinclair Pharma is a UK-based speciality company focused on dermatology and oral health. By acquisition and internal R&D, It has more than 20 products on the market, sold by its own sales force as well as global partners.

Sirius Minerals
Mining

Sirius Minerals is a diversified mining and exploration holding company with salt and potash interests in the UK, North America and Australia and initiatives in compressed air energy storage and carbon sequestration.

Sirtex Medical
Pharmaceutical & healthcare

Sirtex Medical is an ASX-listed oncology-focused medical device company with a novel embolic radiation therapy device based on proprietary small particle technology. It has one currently marketed product (SIR-Spheres) used to in the treatment of inoperable liver cancer.

Sky Network Television
Media

Sky Network Television (SKT) operates New Zealand's only significant pay-tv network, primarily using satellite distribution to reach just over 50% of New Zealand households. The company also operates a nationwide free-to-air channel, Prime TV, and a low-cost pay-tv service, Igloo.

Slater & Gordon
Consumer Support Services

Slater & Gordon is the leading consumer law firm in Australia where it has c 25% market share. It entered the UK in 2012 and post recent acquisitions now has c 12% market share. It was the first law firm in the world to list on the stock market.

Smartpay Holdings
Technology

Smiths City Group
General Retailers

Smiths City Group is a South Island based retailer of home furnishings and appliances. It has successfully weathered the global financial crisis and Christchurch earthquakes and is now poised to grow to become a national retailer.

Smiths News
Consumer Support Services

Smiths News is a specialist distribution business operating through four divisions: Smiths News (the UK?s leading newspaper and magazine wholesaler), Bertrams (distributor of physical and digital books), The Consortium (a distributor of educational consumable products) and Media & Marketing (supplier of newspapers and magazines to airlines and provider of in-flight entertainment and logistics support).

Snakk Media
Media

Mobile advertising technology company Snakk Media offers a full suite of mobile creative, content and technology services, empowering the world's leading brands and agencies to accurately reach and engage with consumers on their mobile devices.

Snoozebox Holdings
Travel & Leisure

As the UK leader in portable hotel accommodation, Snoozebox serves primarily high-spec ensuite bedrooms to the events market. A less sophisticated version is available for staff lodging in the public and private sectors. Accommodation is typically operational within 48 hours of arriving on site.

SNP Schneider-Neureither & Partner
Technology

SNP Schneider-Neureither & Partner is a software and consulting business focused on supporting customers in implementing change, and rapidly and economically tailoring IT landscapes to new situations.

SOCO International
Oil & Gas

SOCO is an international oil and gas exploration and production company. The company has interests in Vietnam, Thailand, the Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Angola.

Software Radio Technology
Electronics & Electrical Equipment

SRT develops and sells advanced AIS (automatic identification system) radio communications products used to track and identify boats and other items in the marine environment, including buoys and people who have fallen overboard. The products are sold as modules or as complete products to OEMs.

Solid State
General Industrials

Solid State is a high value-add manufacturer and specialist design-in distributor specialising in industrial/ruggedised computers, electronic components, antennas, microwave systems, secure comms systems and battery power solutions.

Sosei Group Corporation
Pharmaceutical & healthcare

Sosei Group Corporation is a Japan-based biopharma focused on R&D and drug re-profiling. It is active in licensing – both its proprietary programmes, and external rights for the Japanese market.

Source Bioscience
Pharmaceutical & healthcare

Stratec is a German-based speciality designer and manufacturer of OEM diagnostic instruments. It is highly profitable with a global reach and a strong order book. A US subsidiary (acquired 2010) brought advanced optical capabilities and is being developed into a major US base. Production is in central Germany and Switzerland.

SpaceandPeople
Media

The SpaceandPeople Group is a leading international destination media and retail solutions specialist, representing over 750 venues with a weekly footfall of 70m, including shopping centres, theme parks, garden centres, retail parks and airports.

Spectris
Electronics & Electrical Equipment

Spectris designs, develops and markets productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls through four focused business areas: materials analysis (31% of 2011 sales); test and measurement (31%); in-line instrumentation (28%); and industrial controls (10%) all serving a variety of industrial end markets across the globe.

Spirent Communications
Technology

Spirent Communications is a leading communications equipment company focused on manufacturing and delivering testing and service assurance solutions.

Sportech
Travel & Leisure

Sportech provides a variety of betting and gaming opportunities, including football pools, to over 1.5m customers through Littlewoods Gaming.

SQI Diagnostics
Pharmaceutical & healthcare

SQI Diagnostics is a diagnostics company. It develops and sells multiplexed research diagnostics to pharma companies to support clinical research and in vitro diagnostics tests to centralised diagnostics labs for diagnosing autoimmune diseases.

St George Mining
Mining

St. James's Place
Financials

St. James’s Place is a leading UK wealth management company, established in 1991. It has grown to more than 200,000 clients with £24.8bn in funds under management. It is differentiated by providing its own advice-led distribution network and outsourcing investment management.

Stadium Group
Technology

Stallergenes
Pharmaceutical & healthcare

Stallergenes is a French biopharmaceutical company focused on allergy treatment. It sells a variety of immunotherapy products, including tablets, drops and injections. The allergy tablets are partnered with Shionogi in Japan.

Standard Life Investments Property Income Trust
Investment Companies

SLI’s objective is to provide shareholders with an attractive level of income together with the prospect of income and capital growth through investing in a diversified portfolio of UK commercial properties. The majority of the portfolio will be invested in direct holdings within the three main commercial property sectors of retail, office and industrial.

Standard Life UK Smaller Companies Trust
Investment Companies

Standard Life Smaller Companies Trust (SLS) aims to achieve long-term capital growth through investment in a diversified portfolio mainly consisting of UK-quoted smaller companies. SLS started life as Edinburgh Smaller Companies in 1993 and Standard Life Investments assumed management from 2003.

StatPro Group
Technology

StatPro Group provides cloud-based portfolio analytics solutions to the global investment community.

Stentys
Pharmaceutical & healthcare

Stentys has developed a self-apposing stent system for the treatment of acute myocardial infarction (AMI). The unique design means the stent takes on the shape of the patients' vessels, reducing the risk of the complications of conventional devices.

Stobart Group
Industrial Support Services

Stobart consists of two divisions: Infrastructure and Support Services operating across Aviation, Energy, Rail and Investments.

Store Electronic Systems
Technology

Store Electronic Systems (SES) is the leading provider of electronic shelf labels for the retail industry. Its labels enable automated price changes, thereby reducing labelling costs and pricing errors. 49% of Q1-Q3 revenues were from France, but international sales are growing strongly.

Straker Translations
Technology

Strategic Equity Capital
Investment Companies

SEC's investment objective is to achieve absolute returns (ie growth in the value of investments) rather than relative returns (ie attempting to outperform selected indices) over a medium-term period. It does this principally through capital growth by investing in a portfolio of primarily listed UK securities that the manager believes are undervalued and could benefit from strategic, operational or management initiatives.

Stride Gaming
Travel & Leisure

Stride Gaming is an online gaming operator in the bingo-led and global social gaming markets. It uses its proprietary and purchased software to provide online bingo and slot gaming and a social gaming mobile app.

STV Group
Media

STV is Scotland's digital media company. It holds the Channel 3 (ITV) commercial television licences for Scotland and creates and distributes programmes across all platforms, including broadcast and catch-up TV, online, mobile and connected devices.

Sumatra Copper & Gold
Mining

Sumatra Copper & Gold is an emerging producer and explorer located on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia. It owns seven mining business permits (IUPs) covering 3,219km sq.

SuperCom
Technology

Surgical Innovations
Pharmaceutical & healthcare

Surgical Innovations is a Leeds-based company, which designs, manufactures and commercialises implements for use in minimally invasive surgery (MIS). It operates on a divisional basis, focusing on sales of its higher-margin SI-branded products. Around 30% of sales are currently derived from OEM products.

SymBio Pharmaceuticals
Pharmaceutical & healthcare

SymBio is a Japanese specialty pharma company with a focus on oncology, haematology and pain management. Treakisym was in-licensed from Astellas in 2005. Rigosertib was in-licensed from Onconova and IONSYS was in-licensed from The Medicines Company.

Synairgen
Pharmaceutical & healthcare

Syndicate Asset Management
Financials

Syndicate Asset Management is the holding company for an integrated group of specialist investment management businesses including Ashcourt Rowan (mass affluent), Savoy (high net worth) and EPIC (institutional – fixed income). Funds under management are around £5.8bn.

Synergy Health
Pharmaceutical & healthcare

Synergy Health provides outsourced specialist healthcare services for the decontamination of reusable surgical instruments and contract sterilisation of medical devices. It has transformed from a domestic provider of laundry services into a leading international sterilisation player.

SYZYGY
Media

SYZYGY is a leading German independent digital marketing group with operations in Germany and the UK. 39% of its revenues (Q214) were generated by the automotive industry, 24% retail and consumer goods, 13% telecom, 8% finance and 16% other.

S&U
Financials

S&U’s Advantage motor finance business lends on a simple hire purchase basis to lower- and middle-income groups that may have impaired credit records which restrict their access to mainstream products. It has over 40,000 customers currently.

Sable Mining
Mining

Sable Mining advances its flagship Nimba iron ore project in south-east Guinea. Nimba's current JORC-compliant resource stands at 178.4Mt at 59.0% Fe, with a potential of expansion. The project is currently at the PFS stage and is expected to produce lump/fines direct shipping ore (DSO).

Safestore Holdings
Property

Safestore is the UK's largest self-storage group with 134 stores, including 98 wholly owned UK stores, 24 wholly owned stores in Paris with 12 stores also under management in the UK. Safestore has a maximum lettable area of 5.24m sq ft, of which 3.26m sq ft is currently occupied.

Safran
Aerospace & Defence

Safran is an international high-technology group and tier 1 supplier of systems and equipment in its core markets of aerospace and defence. Its main activities are aero engines and aircraft equipment such as landing gear, wheels & brakes, avionics, nacelles and wiring harnesses. Zodiac adds aircraft interiors.

Sangamo BioSciences
Pharmaceutical & healthcare

Sangamo BioSciences is a US research stage biotechnology company focused on developing ZFP Therapeutics, modified DNA-binding proteins to activate, suppress or modify gene expression. The technology has a wide range of potential therapeutic applications. SB-728 is its lead candidate in Phase II trials for HIV/AIDS.

Sarantel Group
Electronics & Electrical Equipment

Sarantel develops and manufactures the world's most advanced miniature filtering antennas for mobile, wireless and handheld devices.

Sarine Technologies
General Industrials

Scancell
Pharmaceutical & healthcare

Scancell is developing novel therapeutic vaccines for treating cancer and infectious disease. The first vaccine, SCIB1, is in undergoing a Phase II trial for melanoma, with study completion expected by end 2013.

Sceptre Leisure
Travel & Leisure

Sceptre Leisure is the second largest supplier of amusement machines to the UK pub sector. It also supplies lottery vending machines and other gaming products to UK social clubs.

Schroder AsiaPacific Fund
Investment Companies

Schroder AsiaPacific Fund aims to achieve capital growth through investment primarily in the equity of companies located in the continent of Asia (excluding the Middle East and Japan), together with the Far Eastern countries bordering the Pacific Ocean, with the aim of achieving growth in excess of the MSCI All Countries Asia excluding Japan index in sterling terms over the longer term. Until 30 January 2011 the benchmark was the MSCI Far East ex-Japan index, but it was changed to an index that included India to reflect the growing importance of the Indian stock market.

Schroder UK Property Fund
Property

Schroder UK Property Fund (SPF) is an open-ended investment company, which is a Property Authorised Investment Fund (PAIF). It targets income and capital growth from property in the UK. It has a target total return from investment, net of all fees and expenses, of 0.5% pa in excess of the benchmark return (the AREF/IPD UK Quarterly Property Fund Index – All Balanced Funds Weighted Average) over rolling three-year periods. SPF has an internal borrowing limit of 25%. The fund is a Qualified Investor Scheme and only eligible investors (corporate, institutional and professional or sophisticated individual investors) may invest in it. The minimum investment is £100,000.

SCISYS
Technology

SCISYS provides a range of professional services in support of the planning, development and use of computer systems in the space, media/broadcast and defence sectors, as well as to other public and private sector enterprises.

SDX Energy
Oil & Gas

SDX Energy is a North African onshore player listed in Toronto and London. It has oil and gas production in Egypt, and Moroccan gas production. A large gas discovery was recently made at South Disouq.

SeaDragon
Food & Drink

SeaDragon Marine Oils (SDMO) produces specialist fish oils including squalene (shark oil) and omega-3, which are supplied to manufacturers and marketers of dietary supplements in Australasia and worldwide. SDMO is based in Nelson, New Zealand, and reversed into Claridge Capital (CLA) in October 2012, when the listed entity was renamed SeaDragon (SEA).

Sealegs Corporation
Engineering

Sealegs Corporation is a manufacturer of amphibious craft and amphibious marine systems. The company is based in Auckland, New Zealand, and sells its products worldwide.

Secure Income REIT
Property

Secure Income REIT targets real estate investment providing secure, long-term income and offering protection against inflation for investors.

Secure Trust Bank
Financials

Secure Trust Bank is a well-established specialist bank, addressing niche markets within consumer and commercial banking. It has recently launched a non-standard mortgage business.

Seeing Machines
Technology

Seeing Machines (SM) is a technology company focused on designing vision-based human machine interfaces.

Selvita
Pharmaceutical & healthcare

Selvita is a drug discovery services provider based in Poland. It employs 352 staff (30% PhDs) and operates two main business units: Innovations Platform (internal NME pipeline) and Research Services (medicinal chemistry/biology, biochemistry).

Senex Energy
Oil & Gas

Senex has a commanding acreage position including production from conventional oil in the Cooper Basin and a variety of conventional and unconventional appraisal/development and exploration. With a strong financial position, Senex is well placed to benefit from the predicted increase in Australian gas demand.

Sepura
Technology

Serco
Industrial Support Services

Serco is an international outsourcer with operations across civil government (20% of revenues), local government & commercial (20%), Defence/Science/ Nuclear (21%), Americas (22%) and Africa/Middle East/Asia/Australasia (11%).

Seven Principles
Technology

Seven Principles is a consulting and IT solutions provider. Telecom accounts for 65% of sales with utilities, transportation and other verticals accounting for the balance. Consulting fees drive 50% of sales with the rest coming from services. Projects are typically strategic and often global, for example enterprise level mobile device management.

SFC Energy AG
Alternative Energy

SFC Energy is a world-leading group of companies for mobile energy solutions and power management. It operates in three segments: Oil & Gas (50% 2014e revenues); Security & Industry (40%) and Consumer (10%).

Shanks Group
Industrial Support Services

Shanks is a leading international waste-to-product company. Its focus is on sorting and processing waste, rather than landfill and incineration, to produce reusable end-products. Its three divisions are Commercial, Hazardous and Municipal.

Shepherd Neame
Travel & Leisure

Shepherd Neame is a regional brewer and pub owner based in Faversham, Kent. Established in 1698, it is Britain's oldest brewer and employs around 1,200 people.

Shoe Zone
Consumer staples

Shoe Zone is the UK’s leading specialist value footwear retailer, having consolidated that sector through a series of deals over the past 36 years. It trades from over 500 stores and online.

Shore Gold
Mining

Shore Gold is a Canadian natural resource company focused on exploring and developing diamond resources in Saskatchewan. The company is currently advancing the FALC-JV and Star Diamond project in the Fort a la Corne forest in central Saskatchewan.

Siemens
Technology

SIG
Industrial Support Services

SIG is a leading building materials supplier with sales coverage in several countries in Europe (FY12 55% sales/54% EBIT pre-group costs) and the UK/Ireland (45%/46%). Insulation and energy management materials are the largest product category (46% sales), followed by Exteriors (roofing and roofline 32%) and Interiors (extensive fit out range 22%).

Sigma Designs
Technology

Sigma Designs is a fabless semiconductor supplier of home media controllers for IPTV set-top boxes, connected televisions and media players, residential gateways, and home control systems. It is based in California's Silicon Valley.

Silicom
Technology

Silicom's product portfolio (primarily server adapters and server-to-appliance converters) is targeted towards end markets in networking and data infrastructure. The company is based in Israel.

Silicon Motion
Electronics & Electrical Equipment

Silicon Motion is a fabless semiconductor supplier of controllers for NAND flash memory devices and storage systems, as well as transceiver products. Its functional currency is the US dollar, it is based in Taiwan and incorporated in the Cayman Islands. Its ADRs are traded on Nasdaq.

Simavita
Pharmaceutical & healthcare

Simavita listed on TSX-V in Dec 2013 and ASX in Feb 2014. Its SIM platform technology is an integrated assessment device that helps manage urinary incontinence. The devices are used in residential and nursing home settings to optimise incontinence care.

SimiGon
Technology

SimiGon develops simulation software for the aerospace, defence and oil & gas industries.

SinnerSchrader
Technology

SinnerSchrader is a leading European independent digital agency that helps companies use the internet to sell and market goods and services.

Sirius Real Estate
Property

Sirius Real Estate holds a portfolio of large, mixed-use commercial property in Germany, which it has progressively upgraded to provide flexible workspace, small to medium size offices, light industrial, logistics, distribution and storage space.

SITO Mobile
Technology

SITO Mobile (previously Single Touch Systems) is a technology-driven mobile media marketing company specialising in push notifications, abbreviated dial codes, loyalty rewards and location-based marketing.

Skyepharma
Pharmaceutical & healthcare

Skyepharma is an expert oral and inhalation drug development company. It combines proven scientific expertise with validated proprietary drug-delivery technologies to develop innovative oral and inhalation pharmaceutical products.

SLI Systems
Technology

SLI Systems' core products are e-commerce site search and navigation tools that learn from customer behaviours to improve the relevance of search results and therefore increase sales conversion.

Smith & Nephew
Pharmaceutical & healthcare

Smith & Nephew is a global medical device company, which sells orthopaedic implants, trauma products, endoscopy instruments and advanced wound management products.

Smiths Group
Aerospace & Defence

Smiths Group delivers products and services for the threat and contraband detection, medical devices, energy, communications and engineered components markets worldwide.

Smurfit Kappa Group
Basic Industries

SKG is an integrated paper, board and corrugated packaging manufacturer and supplier with leading market positions in Europe and South America. A 2012 acquisition (OCCG) strengthened Mexican operations with a foothold in the adjacent US market.

SNC-Lavalin
Construction & Building Materials

SNC-Lavalin is a global engineering and construction company with c 21,000 employees. It has offices in over 35 countries and is a multi-product, multi-sector company with a well balanced revenue stream.

Snowbird AG
General Industrials

Sobi
Pharmaceutical & healthcare

Sobi is cash generative. It sells Partner products (20% of sales,) makes Refacto for Pfizer (30% of sales) and sells proprietary products in Europe and the US (the immune modulator Kineret and Orfadin for a genetic disorder; about 50% of sales). It aims to sell two long-acting haemophilia products in the EU from 2015. Kiobrina, for pre-term infant growth is in late Phase III; SOB1002 enters Phase I in Q114.

Software AG
Technology

Software AG is a global leader in business process software, integration services and Big Data. In FY12, revenue was split into 68% software licence sales/maintenance and 32% consultancy, while geographically, the Americas accounted for 48% of revenue, Germany, 13% and the rest of EMEA, 31%.

Solera
Technology

Solera provides software and data solutions to the automotive repair industry. Its solutions are used by insurance companies, collision repair facilities and independent assessors to improve claims processing efficiency and reduce overall repair costs.

Solo Oil
Oil & Gas

Solo Oil is an AIM-listed junior oil & gas company. The group's strategy is to acquire and develop a diverse, global, non-operated portfolio of oil & gas assets. The group currently holds interests In Tanzania, the UK, Canada and Nigeria.

Sound Oil
Oil & Gas

Sound Oil is an Italy-focused E&P company with two fields in production, three fields scheduled for further appraisal and two sizeable, drill-ready exploration prospects.

South American Silver Corp
Mining

South American Silver intends to recover value for the expropriation of its Malku Khota mining concessions in Bolivia through international arbitration and explores for copper-gold-silver at its wholly owned Escalones project in Chile.

Spansion
Technology

Spansion is a major supplier of NOR flash memory products that acquired Fujitsu's microcontroller and analog products on 1 August 2013. It is based in Sunnyvale, California with a wafer fab in Austin, Texas and back-end operations in Bangkok, Thailand.

Speedy Hire
Industrial Support Services

Speedy Hire provides equipment hire services to UK contractors and builders, utilities and the public sector. The group operates c 260 depots throughout the country. A traditional tool hire offering has been expanded to include the flexible provision of other asset-related services. Speedy also now has a presence in the Middle East via project service agreements with established local players.

Spirit AeroSystems
Aerospace & Defence

Spirit AeroSystems (SPR) is the world's largest supplier of commercial aircraft assemblies and components offering a diverse line of products and services for aerospace design, build, support and spares/repairs. The group has manufacturing facilities and offices in the US, Europe and Asia.

Sportingbet
Travel & Leisure

Sportingbet is a leading online sports betting and gaming operator focused on European and Australian markets supplemented by a small but fast-growing emerging markets business.

SQS Software Quality Systems AG
Technology

SQS is the largest independent provider of software testing and quality management services. The majority of its revenues are derived from consultancy services to a client base including a long list of blue-chip customers.

St Ives
Consumer Support Services

St Ives is the UK's leading printing group.

St. Modwen Properties
Property

St Modwen is the UK's leading regeneration specialist, with a 25-year track record of managing complex schemes through the planning process, including remediating contaminated land for the development of commercial and residential property. The current land bank has 5,800 acres of net developable land.

Stagecoach
Travel & Leisure

Standard Life Equity Income Trust
Investment Companies

Standard Life Equity Income Trust (SLET) aims to provide shareholders with an above-average income from their equity investment while also providing real growth in capital and income. It seeks to achieve this through a diversified portfolio of between 50 and 70 equity holdings. The benchmark is the FTSE AllShare index.

Standard Life Pvt. Equity Trust
Investment Companies

SLPE’s objective is to achieve long-term capital gains through holding a diversified portfolio of private equity funds investing predominantly in Europe with a focus on funds that invest in mid-market buyouts and expansion capital.

Starwood
Travel & Leisure

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide is a global hotel and leisure company with over 1,100 properties (325,000 rooms) in nearly 100 countries.

StemCells
Pharmaceutical & healthcare

StemCells, Inc. is applying its expertise in stem cell biology to discover, develop and commercialise stem cells-based therapeutics. It is currently developing HuCNS-SC human neural stem cells for spinal cord injury (SCI), Pelizaeus-Merzbacher Disease (PMD) and age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Preclinical programmes include those for Alzheimer's disease and stroke.

Sterling Energy
Oil & Gas

Stock Spirits Group
Food & Drink

Straight
General Industrials

Straight provides waste and recycling collection products to local authorities, the waste industry, businesses and retail customers. It is the number one UK direct supplier of water butts and composters through its Blackwall brand.

Stratec Biomedical
Pharmaceutical & healthcare

Stratec is a German-based speciality designer and manufacturer of OEM diagnostic instruments. It is highly profitable with a global reach and a strong order book. A US subsidiary (acquired 2010) brought advanced optical capabilities and is being developed into a major US base. Production is in central Germany and Switzerland.

Stratic Energy
Oil & Gas

Stratic Energy is a junior E&P company listed on Toronto TSX and London AIM. Its principal interests are located in the UK, Netherlands, Italy and Turkey with additional operations in Syria, Morocco and Slovenia.

Stroeer Media
Media

Stroeer Media is a leading provider of online and out-of-home advertising, and offers its advertising customers individualised and fully integrated premium communications solutions.

Sucampo Pharmaceuticals
Pharmaceutical & healthcare

Sucampo Pharmaceuticals is a US-based company developing and commercialising medicines based on prostones. Constipation drug Amitiza is marketed and partnered with Takeda (US) and Abbott (Japan).

Sunesis Pharmaceuticals
Pharmaceutical & healthcare

Sunesis Pharmaceuticals is a pharmaceutical company focused on oncology. The lead asset is Qinprezo, a chemotherapy for AML in the approval process in the EU. The company has also developed SNS-062, a BTK inhibitor for CLL for Imbruvica refractory patients currently in Phase I.

Surface Transforms
General Industrials

Sygnis
Pharmaceutical & healthcare

Sygnis develops polymerases for the amplification and sequencing of DNA. It launched a directly sold via web range of products in 2015, with more products due in 2016. It also uses distributors. Sygnis plans to acquire Expedeon, a proteomics business with direct sales capability.

Symphony Environmental Technologies
Basic Industries

Symphony designs and globally markets a special formulated additive that makes polythene and polypropylene oxo-biodegradable. The company also sells oxo-biodegradable finished product, such as carrier bags.

Synchronica
Technology

Synchronica develops and markets mobile email and synchronisation solutions.

Syndicated Metals
Mining

SMD is a copper and gold explorer that has near-term production potential. It has extensive tenements in the Mount Isa area in Australia considered prospective for copper. It is well placed to grow through exploration and regional rationalisation.

Synta Pharmaceuticals
Pharmaceutical & healthcare

Synta Pharmaceuticals is a US biotech company focused on small molecules for the treatment of cancer. It has two lead products: ganetespib, an HSP90 inhibitor (entering Phase IIb/III, NSCLC) and elesclomol (biomarker-directed Phase II for ovarian, although has been in Phase III).