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W Resources

W Resources (WRES) is an AIM-listed tungsten exploration and development company. Its flagship project is the La Parrilla tailings and mine asset in south-west Spain.

WaferGen Biosystems
Pharmaceutical & healthcare

WaferGen Biosystems is a leader in the development, manufacture and sale of state-of-the-art systems for gene expression, genotyping, cell biology and stem cell research for life science and pharmaceutical industries.

WAM Active
Investment Companies

WAM Active's investment objectives are to provide investors with a regular income stream in the form of fully franked dividends, to achieve a positive return, after fees, over most time periods, and to preserve capital in the short and long term.

WAM Research
Investment Companies

WAM Research’s investment objectives are to provide investors with a rising stream of fully franked dividends and to achieve a high real rate of return, comprising both income and capital growth, within acceptable risk parameters.

Warsaw Stock Exchange

WSE Group is the largest national stock exchange in the CEE. It offers a broad range of products and services on its markets for equities, derivatives, debt instruments and structured products, power, gas, and property rights. It also clears trades, operates a register of Certificates of Origin of electricity, and provides information services.


Wentworth Resources
Oil & Gas

Westminster Group
Industrial Support Services

Westminster is predominantly an established niche player in the provision of advanced technical security solutions. Additional activities comprise the supply of low voltage systems to the property sector.

WH Ireland

Wheaton Precious Metals

Wheaton Precious Metals is the pre-eminent pure precious metals streaming company, with c 30 high quality, precious metals streaming and early deposit agreements relating to assets in Mexico, Peru, Canada, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Sweden, Greece, Portugal, the US and Guyana.


Wichford is an externally managed Isle of Man property company with a portfolio consisting of UK and European offices occupied by government bodies. These properties either have long unexpired lease terms or have shorter lease terms that have a high likelihood of being extended.

Pharmaceutical & healthcare

Wilex is a German biotech company specialising in developing products for cancer. Its lead development programmes are Redectane (pre-registration) and Rencarex (Phase III for adjuvant treatment of renal cancer) and Mesupron (Phase II for pancreatic/breast cancer).

Williams Grand Prix Holdings

The group comprises a Formula One racing team (70% revenues) and Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE) (22% revenues). The Formula One racing team placed fifth in the 2016 FIA Formula One Constructors’ Championship. WAE specialises in the commercial application of aerodynamics, materials and battery technologies.

Industrial Support Services

Wincanton plc provides supply chain, logistics and transportation services for retailers and manufacturers. It has operations in the UK and Ireland (62% of H110/11 sales) and mainland Europe (38%) spanning Germany, France and Central and Eastern Europe.

Windar Photonics
Alternative Energy

Windar Photonics is a UK-registered, Copenhagen-based developer and manufacturer of an innovative low-cost light detection and ranging (LIDAR) system.

Witan Pacific Investment Trust
Investment Companies

Witan Pacific Investment Trust (WPC) has the objective of providing shareholders with balanced equity exposure in the Asia Pacific region, including Japan. It aims to outperform the MSCI AC Asia Pacific Free Index (GBP).

Wolf Minerals

Wolf Minerals is concerned with the development of the world-class Hemerdon tungsten project, in Devon in the south-west of England. Wolf is currently completing necessary pre-development works, including negotiating purchase prices for property and land near the proposed mine (due for development post-funding in 2012/13).

WorkPlace Systems International

WorkPlace Systems develops and supplies standard software products for Workforce Management. It has more than 400 installations worldwide in major corporates and medium-sized organisations.

World Trade Systems
Consumer Support Services

Worldwide Healthcare Trust
Investment Companies

Worldwide Healthcare Trust's investment objective is to invest worldwide in pharmaceutical, biotechnology and related securities in the healthcare sector to achieve a high level of capital growth. Gearing and derivative transactions are used to mitigate risk and enhance capital returns.


WPP is the world's largest communications services group. It provides a comprehensive range of advertising and marketing services including advertising & media investment management; data investment management; public relations & public affairs; branding & identity; healthcare communications, direct, digital, promotion & relationship marketing and specialist communications, including direct, digital and interactive.

Wynnstay Group
Food & Drink

Wynnstay Group manufactures and supplies agricultural products and services to farmers in Wales, the western side of England and Yorkshire. It also owns two specialist retail chains, one supplying the requirements of farmers and other rural dwellers, the other supplying products to pet owners in urban areas.

Wacker Chemie
Basic Industries

Wacker is a leading global specialty chemicals company with a core focus on semiconductors, polysilicons, polymers, silicones and advanced materials. In Jan-Sept 2014, sales were split Asia 42%, Europe 24%, Americas 17% and other regions 17%.

Walker Greenbank
General Industrials

Walker Greenbank is a luxury interior furnishings group combining specialist design skills with high-quality upstream manufacturing facilities. Leading brands include Harlequin, Sanderson, Morris & Co, Scion, Anthology, Zoffany and Clarke & Clarke.

WAM Capital
Investment Companies

WAM Capital's investment objectives are to provide investors with a rising stream of fully franked dividends, to provide capital growth and to preserve capital.


WANdisco is a distributed computing company. It has developed a suite of solutions based around proprietary replication technology, which solves critical data management challenges prevalent across the big data infrastructure and ALM software markets.

Industrial Support Services

Waterlogic is a developer and manufacturer of point of use (ie plumbed-in) purified water dispensers. Its Firewall technology applies UV light at the point of dispense to kill 99.9999% of germs. Its technology is now being developed for fridges and standalone consumer-focused water dispensers.

Wellstream Holdings
Industrial Support Services

Wellstream Holdings is engaged in the design and manufacture of bespoke pipeline products and systems for the oil and gas industry. It manufactures flexible pipeline products, which are used in offshore field developments, particularly where floating production vessels are involved.

Western Areas

Western Areas 100%-owned Forrestania nickel project in Australia includes Flying Fox and Spotted Quoll, two of the lowest cost nickel sulphide mines in the world. Its exploration portfolio also includes regional nickel joint venture interests in Western Australia in the central part of the Yilgarn Craton and offshore base metal joint ventures in Canada and Finland.

WestSide Corporation
Oil & Gas

WestSide Corporation is an Australia-based gas explorer and producer with interests in a portfolio of coal seam gas (CSG) projects in Queensland. It operates the Meridian SeamGas field west of Gladstone in Queensland's Bowen Basin in joint venture with Mitsui E&P.

WH Smith
General Retailers

Travel & Leisure

Whitbread is the UK’s largest hotel and restaurant group. Its brands include Premier Inn, Beefeater, Brewers Fayre and Costa Coffee.

Wild Bunch

Wild Bunch is a leading European multi-territory film distributor with a network across France, Spain, Italy, Germany and the US. It distributes over 100 new films a year and has a catalog of over 2,200 films. It also owns Frances first SVoD platform – Filmo TV.

William Hill
Travel & Leisure

William Hill was founded in 1934 and is the UK's largest bookmaker, with around 2,390 licensed betting offices. Through William Hill Online it is also a leading online betting and gaming operator. William Hill employs more than 16,000 people.

Wilmington Group

Wilmington is a business information, training and events group. Key industries served include pensions, insurance, healthcare, banking, legal and accountancy. 30% of revenue is generated outside the UK, with 59% from subscription and information sales.

Wincor Nixdorf

Wincanton plc provides supply chain, logistics and transportation services for retailers and manufacturers. It has operations in the UK and Ireland (62% of H110/11 sales) and mainland Europe (38%) spanning Germany, France and Central and Eastern Europe.

Witan Investment Trust
Investment Companies

Witan Investment Trust (WTAN) aims to deliver long-term growth in income and capital through active multi-manager investment in global equities. Funds are currently allocated to 11 specialist managers and, to a limited extent, open-ended funds.

Wits Gold

Wits Gold is a gold and uranium exploration company in South Africa with indicated resources of 23.5Moz, including reserves of 8.5Moz.

Wolfson Microelectronics
Electronics & Electrical Equipment

Wolfson is a fabless company specialising in the design of mixed-signal semiconductors for the consumer electronics market. It has a renowned audio brand.

Workspace Group

Workspace is a leading provider of business space to small and medium-sized enterprises within Central London. The business trades from 5m sq ft across 92 wholly-owned sites with a further 11 sites held in a JV with Blackrock.

WorldSpreads Group

WorldSpreads Group is a retail spread-betting financial services group that has offices in Dublin, London, Kuala Lumpur, Paris, Frankfurt, Madrid, Lisbon, Stockholm, Copenhagen and Cape Town.

Woulfe Mining

Woulfe Mining is developing mineral resources in South Korea. Its flagship project is the Sangdong tungsten-molybdenum mine slated for production in 2013. It is also fast-tracking the Muguk gold deposit.

Industrial Support Services

WYG is a multidiscipline, project management and management service consultancy. Over half of revenues are generated in the UK, with the remainder in a spread of international markets.