A corporate foreign exchange specialist with a strategic focus on helping its clients control the impact currency volatility has on their businesses, Alpha FX became a publicly listed company on the London Stock Exchange in 2017.
PwC work with clients from across the telecommunications, energy, utilities and biotechnology industries, and are the largest professional services organisation in the Thames Valley area.
The University of Reading’s Henley Business School, the first to be established in the UK, has been leading the way in business and executive education since the 1960s. Firmly placed in the top 1% of business schools in the world, it is triple-accredited for the quality and capability of faculty and output. Additionally, it has a global reputation for excellence in undergraduate, postgraduate and executive education in finance, as well as professional and policy development research and consultancy.
It is home to the most extensive non-investment bank dealing room facilities in the world. As Europe’s first active collaboration between the securities industry and a University finance department, the ICMA Centre has built an international reputation over 20 years. Its mission is to deliver teaching and research in finance of the highest standard and contribute actively to policy debate.
Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford blends the best of new and old. Founded in 1996, it is one of highest ranking business schools in the world, with a reputation for entrepreneurship and innovative business education. A young, vibrant and innovative business school, Saïd is deeply embedded in an 800-year old world-class university – and the number one in the world.
The Oxford Saïd Finance Lab is a joint venture between the Private Equity Institute and the University of Oxford. It is a tailored financial graduate training programme which is highly respected by financial services recruiters and senior finance professionals.
The Lab is a series of practical workshops on financial modelling and real-life case studies, connecting business plans with financial statements, structure, valuation, risks and investment returns. It offers students the occasion to understand key concepts, instruments and models required for finance courses and interviews. Applying theory-based learning from the programme and combining it with practical training, each workshop is followed by a networking opportunity with company representatives.