TUESDAY 11 MAY 2021 12:21 PM


Adviser Rankings released the latest AIM Financial PR client ranking for Q2, looking at the top 100 companies with primary listing on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM). There are notable changes as Buchanan moves up to third place while Camarco gains the most new clients.

FTI Consulting remained in top place for total AIM with 54 clients. Following in second and third place for total AIM, was Alma PR and Walbrook PR. Blytheweigh and SEC Newgate UK made progress from mid-table positions, while Instinctif Partners and Tavistock saw net declines.

The FTSE AIM 100 saw Buchanan move up to third place in the client rankings in place of Alma PR. FTI Consulting extended its lead with three new mandates, which is double that of MHP Communications in second place. Camarco added the most clients this quarter with four new additions, but did not move from fourth place in the financial PR rankings.

Virgo Consulting notably moved up four places this quarter to share sixth place with Hudson Sandler and Tulchan Communications. Virgo Consulting was brought in to provide communications for Serica Energy.

The top financial PR’s by sector AIM client count were also released. Blytheweigh ranked highest with 20 clients in the basic materials sector, after being appointed by Cornish Metals Inc., a Canadian mineral exploration and development company.

Walbrook PR placed top for the health care industry with 26 clients after two new mandates from Induction Healthcare Group and Neuron Group. Walbrook PR now has double the number of sector constituents than its nearest competitor, Consilium Strategic Communications.

Camarco moved up in the Energy sector rankings after new mandates from Bowleven and Savannah Energy. Buchanan moved up to mid-table after it was given advisory duties for Sterling Energy. Madano moves straight into second place with its new client, Ceres Power Holdings.

Alma PR maintains its lead in the technology sector with 23 clients, however Walbrook PR moved up into a share of third place after a new mandate from VR Education Holdings.